WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the leading voice for sensible energy and environmental policies for families and businesses, issued the following statement following the confirmation of President Biden’s nominee, Brenda Mallory, to serve as Chair of the U.S. Council on Environmental Quality:
“We congratulate Chairwoman Mallory on her confirmation and applaud President Biden for this addition to his cabinet. As the former General Counsel for both the Environmental Protection Agency and CEQ, and Director of Regulatory Policy at the Southern Environmental Law Center, Mallory has the qualifications and experience needed to lead the Council on Environmental Quality,” CEA President David Holt said.
“The Chair plays a critically important role in protecting and preserving our country’s environment and public health while also enabling timely approvals of essential energy and transportation infrastructure projects. We look forward to working closely with Chairwoman Mallory to continue America’s record environmental achievements and progress toward a healthier tomorrow for families and businesses across the country.”
About Consumer Energy Alliance
Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) is the leading voice for sensible energy and environmental policies for consumers, bringing together families, farmers, small businesses, distributors, producers, and manufacturers to support America’s environmentally sustainable energy future. With more than 550,000 members nationwide, we are committed to leading the nation’s dialogue around energy and the environment, its critical role in the economy, and how it supports the vital supply chains for the families and businesses that depend on them. CEA works daily to encourage communities across the nation to seek sensible, realistic, and environmentally responsible solutions to meet our nation’s energy needs.