May 16, 2019 from 10:00 AM–11:30 AM

EPA’s Role in Building Critical Infrastructure

Hosted by Bipartisan Policy Center

The EPA’s central mission is to protect human and environmental health as a federal regulatory agency. But it does far more than write and enforce regulations.

States and local communities use EPA programs—like WIFIA financing and the State Revolving Funds—to make critical drinking water and wastewater infrastructure investments. Without this assistance, many systems would struggle to secure the $743 billion in improvements needed over the next 20 years. EPA approves federal environmental reviews and permits, affecting how quickly major infrastructure projects can get built. It also provides technical assistance and guidance on infrastructure development.

Join us during Infrastructure Week 2019 to hear from EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on the vital but often overlooked role EPA plays in building infrastructure systems for the future.

Speakers include:

  • Andrew Wheeler—Administrator, EPA
  • Matthew Braunginn—Senior Associate, Mayors Innovation Project
  • Mae Stevens—Senior Vice President, Signal Group
  • Joseph P. Vesey—Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Additional participants to be announced.