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EPA Advisers Urge Creation Of Stormwater-Specific Infrastructure Funding

April 17, 2019
An EPA advisory board is urging the agency to create a new stormwater infrastructure financing program, either through a stand-alone mechanism or the expansion of existing EPA funding programs, after the agency sought recommendations on how to fund projects that allow water utilities to be more resilient to natural disasters. In a final draft report , the Environmental Financial Advisory Board (EFAB) also calls on the agency to encourage utilities to use long-term planning to ensure necessary infrastructure upgrades occur...

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