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Pallone Congratulates Lisa Garcia on EPA Region II Administrator Selection

November 18, 2021
Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) issued the following statement on Lisa Garcia’s selection to serve as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region II Administrator:

“I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Lisa Garcia on her selection to serve as EPA Region II Administrator. Lisa’s deep experience and strong ties to New Jersey make her the perfect candidate to confront the challenges we face today. Lisa is a nationally recognized environmental lawyer, who has dedicated her career to advocating for environmental and climate justice. She is a proven leader in designing new progressive environmental programs and initiatives centered on equity. As a member of EPA’s emergency response team during the BP Horizon Oil Spill and Hurricane Sandy, Lisa is also no stranger to emergency response. We need leaders like Lisa as we work to combat the climate crisis and ensure environmental justice communities are not left behind. I look forward to working with her during this critical moment.”