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Chemicals in Plastics Damage Babies’ Brains and Must be Banned Immediately, Expert Group Says

February 20, 2021 / by

Sandee LaMotte /

CNN

Linda Birnbaum, EPN member and former federal scientist at EPA, was quoted in this article regarding a recent study that provides additional evidence that phthalates are harmful to children’s brain development.

Firefighters Face Lies, ‘Phony’ Studies on PFAS Exposure

February 17, 2021 / by

Ariel Wittenberg /

E&E News

Linda Birnbaum, EPN member and former federal scientist at EPA, was quoted in this article concerning the continued use of PFAS in firefighters’ turnout gear.

EPA Dumps Trump-Era Chemical Analysis Approach After Rebuke

February 16, 2021 / by

Pat Rizzuto /

Bloomberg Law

Tracey Woodruff (director of UCSF’s Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, EPN member and former EPA senior scientist and policy advisor in the Office of Policy) was quoted in this article discussing EPA’s decision to abandon a Trump-era method to analyze chemicals.

Environmentalists Praise EPA Decision To Freeze Trump PFAS Proposal

February 10, 2021 / by

Suzanne Yohannan /

Inside EPA

EPN members Betsy Southerland, former Director, EPA Office of Science and Technology, Office of Water, and Tim Whitehouse, former Senior Attorney at EPA, were quoted and EPN was cited in this article regarding EPA’s decision not to publish the Trump administration’s advance notice of proposed rulemaking for PFAS.

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