December 28, 2022 (BOSTON, MA) – Governor-Elect Maura Healey has named Rebecca Tepper as the administration’s Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Tepper previously served as the energy and environment bureau chief at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) released the following statement in response to the announcement.
“Rebecca Tepper is a proven leader and an excellent choice for Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs,” said CLF President Bradley Campbell. “Tepper has the expertise and experience Massachusetts needs to lead on climate while helping communities facing toxic emissions, more polluted waters, and rising energy costs. Secretary Tepper’s first task must be to build a leadership team of comparable stature ready to meet this moment head-on.”
CLF experts are available for further comment.