Michael Regan, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency

Michael Regan

Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency

Michael Stanley Regan was born in August 1976 in Goldsboro, North Carolina. He earned an undergraduate degree in earth and environmental science from North Carolina A&T State University and received a Master of Public Administration from George Washington University.   

He began his career as an environmental regulator for the Environmental Protection Agency serving during the administrations of Presidents Clinton and Bush. He then joined the Environmental Defense Fund, where he remained for over eight years. He was selected to serve as the Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality by that state’s governor. 

Regan was nominated by President Joe Biden to be Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He was confirmed by the Senate and sworn in on March 11, 2021. 

He is married to Melvina and they have one son. Another son passed away as an infant. 

In the News…

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new rule that would strengthen standards regarding existing lead and copper pipes to help lower water pollution and protect people from exposure to harmful water from taps. This is intended to forward the goal of President Biden’s administration of 100 percent lead pipeline replacement within the next decade. 

EPA Administrator Michael Regan said, “Getting the lead out means healthier children and healthier adults. It means less hospital visits and lower healthcare costs. And it means good paying jobs in our overburdened and underserved communities across the country.” 

He added, “Every day, we are one step closer to a 100% lead-free future for all, and our agency will not rest until we make this dream a reality.” 

Contact this Leader…

Did you pray for Administrator Regan today? You can let him know at:

The Honorable Michael Regan, Administrator 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW 
Washington, DC 20460 


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