EPA Focuses On BIL, IRA In Push To Weave Adaptation Into Funding

June 20, 2024
EPA is seeking to weave climate change adaptation considerations into its financial assistance programs, with officials saying they are initially focusing on the “unprecedented” level of funding in the agency’s bipartisan infrastructure law (BIL) and Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) programs to advance such efforts. While lessons from this initial effort could allow EPA to more broadly incorporate adaptation into its funding programs, the agency notes in an updated climate adaptation plan released June 20 that some programs might have particular...

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