EPA names Region 3 chief, makes Region 5 head official

October 12, 2021
The Biden administration is formally announcing its picks to head EPA regions 3 and 5, naming Adam Ortiz, a Maryland county environmental official, to lead Philadelphia-based Region 3 and making it official that Chicago water board official Debra Shore will lead the agency’s largest region based in the Windy City. The White House announced the news -- along with naming a slew of regional officials to other agencies -- simultaneously with EPA Oct. 12. None need Senate approval. Ortiz will...

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