EPA Rolls Out Training Grants For Environmental Justice Communities

Sixteen technical assistance centers, created jointly by EPA and the Department of Energy, are expected to play a key role in helping facilitate funding under the Biden administration’s Justice40 initiative.

WASHINGTON—A year ago, when Adam Ortiz, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Mid-Atlantic administrator, met with Shawn Scott here in the predominantly Black Ivy City neighborhood, she asked him a question with more than a little urgency.