Two Top Rights Officials Leave For Other EPA Roles, Continuing Departures

April 16, 2024
Two top officials in EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice & External Civil Rights (OEJECR) have left the office to take on new assignments at the agency over the past few weeks, likely adding to concerns about the agency’s scaled back environmental justice (EJ) focus after two other top officials left the agency recently. Earlier this month, Lilian Dorka, who had served as OEJECR’s deputy assistant administrator for external civil rights, stepped down and has taken on a new role a...

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