Washington, D.C. - Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), announced today that Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) is expected to be named to the EPW Committee.

Senator Boxer said: "Senator Markey will be a great addition to the Environment and Public Works Committee because of his proven effectiveness as a legislator. He has shown great leadership on the issues that the EPW Committee is working on right now, including addressing climate change, investing in critical transportation and water infrastructure, and ensuring that our nuclear facilities are safe and secure. I welcome Senator Markey to this Committee and look forward to working with him on these critical issues."