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M a y o r s - W a t e r

2 Apr 2024

However, this figure is well below the projected replacement cost of $90 to $100 billion and the majority of the $15 billion comes in the form of loans, which local governments must pay back. [...] The Conference, joined by the National League of Cities and the National Association of Counties, has submitted comments to the Agency in May 2023. [...] The Conference supports the Agency’s efforts to clarify future regulatory compliance actions for these communities, however, some of the provisions EPA specified in the Guidance could actually hinder the ability of local governments to improve water quality and protect public health. [...] Editor’s Note: The United States Conference of Mayors has supported mayors in their efforts to develop and implement sustainable development goals and practices since 2012 when the Conference voted to support the UN’s Rio+20 convening, and adopted policy to focus efforts on creating a green economy in the context of sustainable development poverty eradication; and organizing an institutional frame. [...] A recent Community Resiliency Study identified the populations and assets most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and the City is developing a strategy to implement adaptation and resiliency measures.


Kassidy Klein

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