Waterhouse Aims To Counter Lead Contamination By Breaking EPA ‘Silos’

April 30, 2021
Carlton Waterhouse, EPA’s top political appointee in the waste office, says he is pursuing efforts to counter lead contamination by breaking up past “silos” in which separate agency divisions tackle different aspects of lead pollution, and instead is pursuing a “whole government approach” to reducing lead exposures and promoting equity. In remarks April 30 during an environmental justice (EJ) session of the American Bar Association’s virtual 50th Spring Conference on Environmental Law, he also noted ways in which EPA will...

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