EPA’s New EJ, Rights Office Launches With Billions Of Dollars To Distribute

September 26, 2022
Correction Appended EPA has formally announced the creation of its new Office of Environmental Justice & External Civil Rights, which will elevate equity and nondiscrimination and put them on par with other major program offices, bolstered by billions of dollars, including $3 billion under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). EPA Administrator Michael Regan announced the new national program office’s creation at a Sept. 24 event in Warren County, NC. Regan said the program office’s launch means EPA is “embedding...

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