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Scientists Pin Blame for Some Coronavirus Deaths on Air Pollution, PFAS, and Other Chemicals

June 26, 2020 / by

Sharon Lerner /

The Intercept

Linda Birnbaum, EPN member, former EPA scientist, and former Director of NIEHS, was quoted in this article on the links between air pollution and PFAS to COVID-19 mortality. Linda was quoted in a similar article by Science 2.0.

Destroying Forever Chemicals Ignites N.Y. Town’s ‘Worst Fears’

June 25, 2020 / by

Sylvia Carnigan and Keshia Clukey /


Judith Enck, EPN member and former EPA Regional Administrator for Region 2, was quoted in this article on the incineration of PFAS waste in New York.  

EPA Rejects Loophole in PFAS Rule

June 23, 2020 / by

Ariana Figueroa /

E&E News

Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former Director of the Office of Science and Technology in EPA’s Office of Water, was quoted in this article on EPA’s decision not to weaken an existing rule that restricts the use of PFAS and other toxic chemicals in consumer products. 

Quoted: On 4th Anniversary, Critics Blast EPA’s TSCA Implementation

June 22, 2020 / by

Inside TSCA /

Inside EPA

Bob Sussman, EPN member and former EPA Deputy Administrator, was quoted in this article about the fourth anniversary of the Toxic Substances Control Act.

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