Dec 18, 2020
Washington, D.C. December 18, 2020 – The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Michael Regan to serve as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator. ASA farmer-leaders appreciate his record of being a fair and effective regulator in North Carolina.
“ASA shares Director Regan’s passion for protecting the environment and we look forward to working with him to improve the environmental and economic sustainability of agriculture,” ASA President Kevin Scott said. “ASA has a strong working relationship with EPA on soy policy priorities including the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), biotechnology and maintaining science and risk-based processes for consideration of crop protectants. We welcome future collaborations between Director Regan and the EPA on these issues.”