GAO urges EPA, congressional action on climate resilience

February 14, 2020
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is calling on EPA to create a network of technical assistance providers to help water utilities incorporate climate resilience into infrastructure projects and urging Congress to consider resilience planning requirements for federally funded water infrastructure projects. If EPA and other federal agencies “do not require the incorporation of climate resilience into the projects that receive financial assistance, they may continue to fund drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects that may be damaged or incapacitated by...

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