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March 16, 2022, 10:00 AM

Aggressive Civil Rights Office Reinvents EPA Discrimination Work

Stephen Lee
Stephen Lee

The EPA is deep in the process of transforming itself into a civil rights agency that thinks differently about how it gives out grants, prioritizes its resources, and enforces the law, the agency’s top official on the issue says.

As part of that work, the Environmental Protection Agency is pivoting from a largely reactive stance on civil rights to one that aggressively ventures into the field on its own initiative, scanning for areas of greatest concern and kicking off tough compliance reviews, said Lillian Dorka, director of the agency’s external civil rights compliance office.

“This agency wants to ...

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