EPA Formalizes Plans To Address Climate Risks Across Policy Platforms

October 15, 2021
EPA is formalizing plans to incorporate and address potential adverse climate change effects, especially on vulnerable communities, into all aspects of its work, including rulemakings, enforcement and other program and policy measures, in keeping with the Biden administration’s push for government-wide adaptation in the face of potential risks. EPA’s Oct. 7 climate adaptation action plan required by President Joe Biden’s January climate executive order (EO), as well as the agency’s Oct. 1 draft strategic plan for fiscal years 2023-26, details...

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