Environmental Law & Policy Alerts – Update from Somach Simmons & Dunn

June 12, 2019

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency Enter into Agreement to Collaborate and Streamline Water Infrastructure and Recovery Projects After Disaster Events

Earlier this month, the United States EPA and FEMA entered into a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at facilitating quicker disaster response times by increasing coordination between the two agencies to provide disaster relief in the form of State Revolving Fund programs.  The agreement was likely spurred by recent struggles to provide assistance following hurricane events, especially Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, and other infrastructure failures such as those experienced at the Oroville Dam in 2017…. Read MoreWritten by J. Palmer Hilton