CEH Congratulates Martha Guzman Aceves, New Regional Administrator for EPA’s Region 9

OAKLAND, CA – The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) congratulated Martha Guzman Aceves, who was named Regional Administrator for EPA’s Region 9 yesterday.

Previously, Martha Guzman Aceves served as Commissioner at the California Public Utilities Commission. Her portfolio includes issues related to distributed energy (Net Energy Metering, Demand Response Programs, and Energy Storage), fiscal oversight of utilities (Energy Resource Recovery Accounts), broadband access (California Advanced Service Fund, High Cost Funds A and B, Broadband Deployment), water affordability and conservation, increasing access to clean energy programs for Disadvantaged Communities (San Joaquin Valley Clean Energy, SOMAH, DAC SASH, DAC Community Solar) and preventing disconnections of basic utilities.  

“We at CEH congratulate Martha Guzman Aceves, our new Regional Administrator for EPA’s Region 9,” said Michael Green, CEO of CEH. “We look forward to working with her impact the actions of decision-makers in the pursuit of justice

CEH is a 25-year-old organization leading the nationwide effort to protect people from toxic chemicals. Since opening its doors in 1996, CEH has spearheaded bold efforts to fight against companies that knowingly expose individuals, children, and entire communities to life-threatening toxic chemicals.

Based in Oakland but with a national focus and impact, CEH’s mission is to protect people from toxic chemicals by working with communities, consumers, workers, government, and the private sector to demand and support business practices that are safe for public health and the environment.