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Greens Win Big on Obama Ozone Standards

August 23, 2109 / by

Ellen M. Gilmer and Sean Reilly /

E&E News

EPN member Janet McCabe, former EPA Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, is quoted in this article about a federal appeals court giving environmentalists a big win with the rejections of industry challenges to Obama-era ozone standards and an order for EPA to take a closer look at one part of the requirements that green groups deemed too lenient.

Trump Appointees Shunted Scientists on Pollution at Foxconn Site in Wisconsin

May 25, 2019 / by

Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Amena Saiyid /

Bloomberg Environment

Janet McCabe, former EPA Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, is quoted in this Bloomberg article about EPA’s initial plan to label Racine County in Wisconsin as violating federal air quality standards for ozone in 2017, and its subsequent course reversal in 2018 after appeals by Wisconsin’s governor and the direction of then-EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. This article also ran in Nation, and similar articles also ran in earth.com, The New York TimesThe Hill, KFGO and Reuters.

House Panel Talks Health Effects of Climate Change

April 30, 2019 / by

Brandi Buchman /

Courthouse News Service

Dr. Bernard Goldstein, EPN member and former EPA Chair of the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee and former EPA Assistant Administrator for Research and Development, is quoted in this article about the House Oversight and Government Reform Environment Subcommittee’s hearing on climate change and how Congress must address increased rates of asthma, the spread of disease, and an uptick in mental and behavioral health issues linked to a warming and increasingly polluted planet.

Gen Z’s Smaller Carbon Footprint Still May Not Be Enough

April 25, 2019 / by

Vanessa Nason /


EPN members John Bachmann, former EPA Associate Director for Science/Policy and New Programs, Office of Air, and Dan Costa, former National Program Director, EPA’s Air, Climate, and Energy Research Program, are quoted in this article about a study that shows children born today will have to sacrifice far more than those in earlier generations to address global warming. The article also ran in Salon.


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