At Interior Department, Tanya Trujillo Will Build More Resilient Water Supplies

EDF statement from Maurice Hall, Associate VP, Ecosystems – Water

January 20, 2021
Ronna Kelly, (510) 834-2563,

(SACRAMENTO, CA – January 20, 2021) The Biden administration named Tanya Trujillo to serve as principal deputy assistant secretary for water and science at the Department of the Interior, overseeing the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Geological Society.

“EDF is thrilled to see the Biden administration tapping Tanya Trujillo’s deep expertise to address our nation’s wicked water challenges and ensure our water supplies are more resilient to climate change.

Trujillo’s collaborative attitude and proven track record wrestling with the most difficult water challenges will serve our country well. We look forward to working with her to modernize our water systems so that they meet the needs of people and wildlife for generations to come.”

  • Maurice Hall, Associate VP, Ecosystems – Water, Environmental Defense Fund

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