EPA announces appointment of former EELC Board member Lisa Garcia as Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan announced that President Biden will appoint Lisa Garcia to become EPA’s Regional Administrator for Region 2. Garcia will lead the implementation of the Biden-Harris environmental agenda in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and eight Indian Nations.

Ms. Garcia, who joined the EELC Board of Directors in 2020, has stepped down from her position in order to serve in the Administration. Read the EPA press release here.