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Asbestos Still Kills: Time for a Total Ban in the U.S.

October 22, 2021 / by

Linda Reinstein and Mustafa Santiago Ali /

Bloomberg Law

Mustafa Santiago Ali, Senior Vice President for Environmental Justice, National Wildlife Federation; former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization; and EPA Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, co-authored this op-ed emphasizing the continued risk of asbestos exposure, particularly in Black, brown, indigenous and lower-wealth communities, and the need for a total ban on the chemical.

How Chemical Companies Avoid Paying for Pollution

October 20, 2021 / by

David Gelles and Emily Steel /

The New York Times

Linda Birnbaum, former Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Science and former EPA scientist, was quoted in this article discussing the prevalence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in our communities.

EPA Releases ‘Roadmap’ for PFAS Regulations During Biden Administration

October 20, 2021 / by

Enrique Saenz /

Indiana Environmental Reporter

Mustafa Santiago Ali, Senior Vice President for Environmental Justice, National Wildlife Federation; former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization; and EPA Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, was quoted in this article discussing the benefits that actions like EPA’s PFAS Roadmap will have on communities.

Biden Administration Launches Roadmap to Tackle Pollution from Widely Used ‘Forever Chemicals’

October 18, 2021 / by

Betsy Klein and Nadia Kounang /

CNN

Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article about the release of EPA’s PFAS Roadmap, the agency’s plan of actions across multiple statutes to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Betsy was quoted in similar articles appearing in Inside EPA, Bloomberg Law, and E&E News.

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