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EPA Podcasts


US Environmental Protection Agency officials and staff host discussions on the various ways the agency works to protect human health and the environment. How to listen to these podcasts


US EPA Region 2 (NJ, NY, PR, VI)

  • Tribal Partnerships: EPA and Indian nations have a common goal of taking care of Mother Earth, and critical to that is finding ways Indian nations and federal agencies can work together on similar issues. Guests discusss the importance of tribal perspective, traditions, and involvement in environmental decisionmaking. Learn more about how EPA works with Indian Tribes.
  • October 9, 2018 - Community Involvement: Community involvement and public participation means giving the community an opportunity to understand and be involved with EPA in environmental decision-making, and how the community wants a project to proceed. In this podcast, EPA Region 2's Melissa Dimas, Community Involvement Coordinator and Intergovernmental Liaison for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, discusses the role of community involvement in EPA activities. Learn about public participation at EPA.
  • August 6, 2018 - Love Canal 40th Anniversary: In 1978, the Love Canal environmental tragedy in Niagara Falls, New York transformed the nation, spurring a continuing legacy of federal response to cleaning up waste sites and giving a voice to communities nationwide. In this podcast, EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez commemorates the 40th anniversary of Love Canal, highlighting its significance in the passage of the Superfund law.  Learn about Love Canal and its history.

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