US: EPA prepares for Hurricane Maria

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to coordinate closely with local, state, and federal partners in response to Hurricane Irma and in preparation for Hurricane Maria.

Response teams remain on the ground in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. EPA has temporarily paused all response operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in preparation for Hurricane Maria. EPA is prepared to begin response operations again following the storm.

An EPA on-scene coordinator meets with a wastewater treatment plant operator in Lee County, Fla. Photo Credit: EPA

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