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May 23

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) helps celebrate $173M loan closing

Posted on May 23, 2023 at 6:04 PM by Jennifer Buckley

At an event in Ventura, California, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox today announced two Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans totaling $173 million. With these loans, the City of Ventura will establish a new, local drought-resistant water supply to enhance the city’s resilience to climate change while creating additional jobs.

Assistant Administrator Fox was joined at the event by Ventura Mayor Joe Schroeder, California Water Board Chair Joaquin Esquivel, and other local officials. Read the full press release issued by the Environmental Protection Agency

WIFIA Press Conference

Pictured from left to right: California Water Board Chair Joaquin Esquivel, U.S. EPA Assistant Administrator Radhika Fox, U.S. Congressional 24th District Director Erica Reyes, City of Ventura Mayor Joe Schroeder