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Depleted Under Trump, a ‘Traumatized’ E.P.A. Struggles with Its Mission

January 23, 2023 / by

Lisa Friedman /

The New York Times

Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article about how EPA is still struggling to meet its regulatory deadlines because of chronic underfunding, despite the recent influx of money from the climate bill.

Industry Wants Congress to Step in on TSCA New Chemical Reviews, Missed Deadlines

January 18, 2023 / by

News Staff /

Chemical Watch

Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article discussing how increased House oversight will not necessarily lead to industry-requested changes to EPA’s TSCA program since the program remains seriously underfunded. Betsy was also quoted in a related Chemical Watch article about what to expect from the TSCA program in 2023.

A Risk to Biden’s Climate Law: Depleted Agencies

January 17, 2023 / by

Adam Aton /

E&E News

Judith Enck, former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article regarding the staffing risks EPA and other federal agencies continue to face from appropriators despite the funding provided in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act.

‘Shoulder to the Wheel’: EPA Girds for 2023

January 12, 2023 / by

Kevin Bogardus /

E&E News

Dave Coursen, former Attorney, EPA Office of General Counsel, and Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, were quoted in this article about the significant work EPA has planned for 2023 and the challenges the agency may face in the new Congress.

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