Second top CEQ official’s departure worries EJ advocates

January 13, 2022
Another top White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) official is leaving the Biden administration just days after its top environmental justice (EJ) official abruptly departed last week, prompting heightened concern among advocates who fear the resignations will undercut officials’ focus on EJ issues. David Kieve, CEQ’s public engagement director, is slated to leave the council the week of Jan. 17, according to NBC News , which first reported the news. Kieve’s departure comes on the heels of the resignation...

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