EPA Asks the Public to Help Decide How It Should Spend Billions to Fight the Climate Crisis

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is calling on the public to share how they believe billions should be spent on fighting the climate crisis.

Last week, the agency announced “public engagement and input opportunities” for programs funded by the Inflation Reduction Act.

The programs include funding for air quality projects and other climate projects tackling clean energy, transportation, methane emissions, and climate super-pollutants.

The EPA claims it will advance President Joe Biden’s “bold agenda to combat the climate crisis, protect public health and advance environmental justice.”

Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation Joseph Goffman said in a statement, “The Inflation Reduction Act provides states, tribes, communities and organizations with the unprecedented opportunity to make lasting progress to equitably protect people and the planet from air pollution and climate change.” – READ MORE