EPA Developing GLRI Reforms Targeting Equity, Monitoring After OIG Report

June 7, 2024
EPA is agreeing to craft new policies governing several elements of its Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in response to recommendations from the Office of Inspector General (OIG), broadly targeting monitoring and reporting requirements, personnel training and environmental justice (EJ) considerations. OIG’s June 3 report , “Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Documented Most Achievements, but the EPA Could Improve Monitoring and Reporting,” floats five recommendations for improving the program -- all of which the agency agreed to and vowed to...

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