American Rivers statement on appointment of Radhika Fox as Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Water

January 21, 2021
Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145

American Rivers today applauded President Biden for appointing Radhika Fox as Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Water. Fox recently served as executive director of the U.S. Water Alliance, of which American Rivers is a member.

Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers, made the following statement:

“We congratulate Radhika Fox on her appointment. She has been an excellent partner and strong champion for clean water and environmental justice. Her knowledge and commitment will help the agency chart a positive course that benefits people and rivers nationwide.

“Radhika Fox has a strong record working across the water sector and knows how to bring people together. She understands the serious water challenges facing our communities and the need for innovative infrastructure investments, including healthy rivers, to improve public health and strengthen our nation. We look forward to working with her to ensure rivers and communities have the clean water they need.”

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