Majority Leader Schumer Statement On Brenda Mallory’s Confirmation To Serve As Chair Of White House Council On Environmental Quality

April 14, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Brenda Mallory to serve as Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality:

“I am proud of the Senate’s historic confirmation of Brenda Mallory to serve as Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. I supported her nomination from the beginning, and I believe she will ensure environmental justice is at the center of building a clean energy future that protects public health and safety while creating jobs and growing our economy. I look forward to working with Chair Mallory to address the steep human and economic costs of a worsening climate crisis and guide the just transition to a low-carbon economy that works for everyone.”

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