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Under Trump, Criminal Prosecutions for Pollution Dropped Sharply

October 13, 2020 / by

John Schwartz /

The New York Times

Judith Enck, EPN member and former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article on the decline of criminal prosecutions for pollution under the current administration. Judith was quoted in a similar article by EcoWatch.

Racism Turned Their Neighborhood Into ‘Cancer Alley.’ Now They’re Dying from COVID-19.

October 13, 2020 / by

Rick Jervis and Alan Gomez /

USA Today

Mustafa Santiago Ali, EPN member and former Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization and Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, was quoted in this article concerning the role racism has played in fomenting higher cancer and COVID-19 mortality rates in Reserve, Louisiana. 

Judges Hear Arguments in President Trump’s Biggest Climate Rollback

October 8, 2020 / by

Lisa Friedman /

The New York Times

Joe Goffman, EPN member and former Associate Assistant Administrator for Climate and Senior Counsel, EPA Office of Air and Radiation, was quoted in this article regarding an upcoming hearing in the U.S. Court of Appeals, which could curtail EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Joe was quoted in a similar article by E&E News.

Environmental Issues Loom Large in 2020 Election. Here’s What They Could Mean for Indiana.

October 5, 2020 / by

Sarah Bowman and London Gibson /


Janet McCabe, EPN member and former Acting Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Air and Radiation, was quoted in this article about an October panel she participated in on climate change, air and water pollution, energy policy, and the role of government in protecting the environment.

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