WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EEI President Tom Kuhn today issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt's confirmation as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator.
"EEI congratulates EPA Administrator Pruitt on his confirmation, and we look forward to engaging with him on environmental policy issues important to our industry.
"EEI's member companies are committed to a healthy environment and to a clean and affordable energy future. Today, EEI's member companies are making significant investments in diverse energy resources, including clean coal, natural gas, nuclear, solar, wind, and energy efficiency. We will continue to advocate for policies that maintain a diverse and balanced energy mix, which is critical to the reliable, affordable electricity our customers expect."
EEI is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for 220 million Americans, operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and directly and indirectly employ more than one million workers. EEI has dozens of international electric companies as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.
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SOURCE Edison Electric Institute