EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO FY2022 Budget
Congress Needs to Support EPA’s Environmental Protection Infrastructure
March 24, 2022 / by
David Coursen /
Dave Coursen, former Attorney, EPA Office of General Counsel, wrote this op-ed highlighting the shortcomings of the 2022 omnibus appropriations bill for EPA funding and reiterating the need for increased funding of the agency’s core programs to allow it to carry out its mission to protect human health and the environment.
Congress Skimps on Funding For Understaffed US EPA
March 16, 2022 / by
Mike Magner /
Dave Coursen, former attorney, EPA Office of General Counsel, Bill Reilly, former EPA Administrator, and Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, were quoted and EPN was mentioned in this article discussing past budget and staffing shortages EPA has experienced and will likely continue to experience with the recent passage of the 2022 omnibus appropriations bill.
Environmental Justice Funds Seen as Just a Start for Advocates
March 11, 2022 / by
Dean Scott /
Mustafa Santiago Ali, Vice President at the National Wildlife Administration; former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization; and former EPA Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, was quoted in this article discussing the increased funding EPA’s environmental justice programs received in the recently-passed FY 2022 omnibus bill.
Former EPA Officials Urge Congress to Pass Essential Funding
February 10, 2022 / by
William K. Reilly and Betsy Southerland /
Bill Reilly, former EPA Administrator, and Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, wrote this op-ed urging Congress to pass a budget that gives EPA the ability to implement the bipartisan infrastructure bill and carry out its essential work.