Why the U.S. Senate Must Reject Joe Goffman for the EPA

Why the U.S. Senate Must Reject Joe Goffman for the EPA

  • January 10, 2024

Chris Horner, RealClearEnergy

News reports indicate that the U.S. Senate is likely to soon hold a floor vote on the nomination of former Obama Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “climate” guru Joe Goffman to be Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation at the Biden EPA. Illustrating his importance in the administration’s push to impose that agenda which Congress still has never approved, Goffman immediately joined the Biden transition team in late 2020 and has served in an acting capacity or otherwise in-waiting since.

As I detailed in an August piece in The Wall Street Journal, neither EPA nor Goffman have been deterred by the Court’s admonition. This alone should put an end to his tenure, as the official directing this lawlessness. However, other key questions arising from his failure to disclose certain work prior to re-joining EPA have long cast doubt on Goffman’s nomination.

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