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EPA Leadership Wants to Boost Role of In-House Funding Adviser

Oct. 13, 2021, 6:55 PM

The EPA wants to raise the profile of its financial advisory committee to help raise more money for community cleanups, the agency’s second-in-command said Wednesday.

Bringing more attention to the Environmental Financial Advisory Board could create stronger connections both within the agency and among the investment community, Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe said at the board’s fall 2021 public meeting.

That, in turn, could increase the flow of private investment dollars into communities that badly need it to address problems like lead poisoning, the impacts of climate change, and access to electric vehicles, she said.

But the 32-member panel isn’t one ...

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