By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Angerman to serve on National Environmental Youth Advisory Council

 

November 22, 2023

Eric Vance

Alex Angerman shakes hands with EPA Administrator Michael Regan in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 16. Regan established the National Environmental Youth Advisory Council this year, and Angerman is one of 16 young people from around the country named to the council.

Alexandra Angerman of the Wrangell Cooperative Association is one of 16 young people who will serve on a nationwide committee advising the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on environmental issues.

The National Environmental Youth Advisory Council (NEYAC) was created this year by EPA Administrator Michael Regan to provide "a critical perspective on how the impacts of climate change and other environmental harms affect youth communities," according to the EPA press office. Members are ages 16 to 29 and come primarily from disadvantaged communities across the nation. The council's two-yea...



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