Regan Continues To Weigh EPA Authority To Consider Cumulative Impacts

July 14, 2021
Administrator Michael Regan says he is continuing to work to bolster EPA’s authority to address the cumulative impacts of pollution releases, a step advocates say is needed to limit harms to overburdened communities, including by asking agency lawyers to determine whether the agency can interpret regulations “in a different way” in order to do so. In addition to discussing the issue with the Office of General Counsel, Regan says he is having “conversations with the House and Senate about potential...

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