Biden appoints Debra Shore to lead EPA Midwestern office-
President Joe Biden on Tuesday appointed Debra Shore, a wastewater treatment official in Chicago, to direct the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Midwestern office.00
EPA restoring state and tribal power to protect waterways-
A provision of the Clean Water Act gives states and tribes power to block federal projects that could harm lakes, streams, rivers and wetlands within their borders.
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EPA awards Great Lakes grants to Central Michigan, Clarkson-
Central Michigan University will receive $10 million to monitor approximately 1,000 wetlands over the next five years.
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Priority Shift: Great Lakes exec moves environmental justice to top of list-
Ending water shutoffs, redefining a restored Great Lakes displace legacy issues for president of the nonpartisan nonprofit Alliance for the Great Lakes.
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Biden EPA to reconsider Trump rule on lead in drinking water-
The Environmental Protection Agency said it was suspending a regulatory rewrite completed by the Trump administration in December.
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Senate confirms Fudge to lead housing agency, Regan for EPA-
The Senate confirmed Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development and North Carolina regulator Michael Regan to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
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EPA Nominee Regan Touts Collaboration during Senate Confirmation Hearing-
North Carolina’s top environmental regulator would seek “common ground” if confirmed in the federal role.
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Biden environmental challenge: Filling vacant scientist jobs-
Employment data shows more than 670 science jobs lost at the EPA, 150 at the U.S. Geological Survey and 231 at the Fish and Wildlife Service.
Biden taps IU law professor Janet McCabe for No.2 EPA post-
The nomination is subject to Senate confirmation.