Inhofe Statement on Andrew Wheeler

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) made the following statement after President Trump announced that he plans to nominate Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to serve officially as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

 “I’m pleased that President Trump announced today he plans to nominate Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to serve officially as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Andrew Wheeler is the perfect choice to lead the EPA. He worked for me for 14 years, has an impeccable reputation and the first-hand knowledge and experience to lead the EPA. I have confidence he will continue to advance a deregulatory agenda that protects the environment without placing needless burdens on job creators.”