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EPA Appoints New Head of Chesapeake Bay Restoration Program

June 2, 2022, 5:36 PM

A former civil rights official at the National Science Foundation will become the new director of the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program, the agency announced Thursday.

In her new role, Kandis Boyd will represent the Environmental Protection Agency in a regional partnership that works to restore the 64,000-square mile watershed, which the agency calls the largest, most complex total maximum daily load program of any waterway project it has ever undertaken.

  • Boyd is a veteran of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and a former designated federal officer for the third National Climate Assessment Development Advisory Committee.
  • She is also the ...