EPN Articles Related To FY2019 Budget Cuts


Government Shutdown Would Further Delay Superfund Work

Feb 14, 2019 / by

Nora Saks /

Montana Public Radio

Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former EPA Director, Office of Science & Technology in the Office of Water, is interviewed about the progress on Montana’s Superfund cleanup sites being put in jeopardy once again by a potential second government shutdown.

Last Government Shutdown Offers Lessons on Avoiding Another

Feb 6, 2019 / by

Joel Mintz /

South Florida Sun Sentinel

Joel Mintz, EPN member and former EPA Enforcement and Supervisory Attorney, wrote this op-ed about the many lessons to be learned by our political leaders and the public at large from the recent government shutdown.

U.S. Government Shutdown Threatens New-Car Rollouts, Automakers Say

Jan 25, 2019 / by

Valerie Volcovici /


EPN member Stan Meiburg, former EPA Deputy Regional Administrator in Region 4 and Region 6 and Acting Deputy Administrator, is quoted in this article about the partial U.S. government shutdown threatening to delay the rollout of new vehicle models in the U.S. by stalling required certifications from the EPA.

The Trump Shutdown Is an Environmental Crisis

Jan 21, 2019 / by

Emily Atkin /

The New Republic

EPN member Judith Enck, former EPA Regional Administrator for Region 2, is quoted in this article about the growing risks from the partial government shutdown, not only to the economic security of some Americans, but the health of us all.

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