EPA Poised To Announce Merger Of Environmental Justice, Rights Offices

September 20, 2022
PARK CITY, UT -- EPA Administrator Michael Regan is poised to announce the creation of a new program office combining the agency’s existing environmental justice (EJ) and civil rights offices that will be co-equal with the current media-specific programs, fulfilling a long-standing Biden administration goal to strengthen the agency’s overall EJ efforts. Robin Morris Collin, Regan’s senior advisor for EJ, told state regulators here that EPA is creating a new EJ office as a national program office that will combine...

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