EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO Chemicals & Pesticides Fact Sheet
September 27, 2021 / by
Maria Hegstad /
Tracey Woodruff, Director, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE), University of California, San Francisco; former EPA senior scientist; and former policy advisor, EPA Office of Policy, was quoted in this article discussing a PRHE letter to EPA requesting data earlier, before a chemical is designated high-priority, to minimize information gaps in the Toxic Substance Control Act risk evaluation process.
January 19, 2021 / by
Pat Rizzuto /
EPN members Bob Kavlock, former Acting Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Research and Development and EPA Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science, and Betsy Southerland, former Director of the Office of Science and Technology in EPA’s Office of Water, were quoted in this article regarding a Trump White House memo that, if finalized, would give polluters more power over the science that helps determine federal and state cleanup standards.
September 29, 2020 / by
Sharon Lerner /
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 concerning PFAS chemicals and the regulatory process to designate them as hazardous substances.