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EPA To Offer Direction On Integrating Climate Data Into Cleanup Decisions

May 19, 2021
EPA expects this month to release a memo directing staff on how to consider the potential impacts of climate change in risk assessments and cleanup decisions at Superfund sites, responding to a 2019 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report it originally disagreed with under the Trump administration. J. Alfredo Gomez, GAO’s director of natural resources and environment, noted EPA’s reversal during a recent House Energy & Commerce environment subcommittee hearing on the Superfund provisions in H.R. 1512, known as the CLEAN...

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