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How a Polluter’s Bankruptcy Has Put Californians on the Hook for Millions

December 3, 2020 / by

Dan Ross /

Capital & Main

Jim Woolford, EPN member and former director of the EPA Superfund Program, was quoted in this article concerning the fallout from an agreement between Exide and the U.S. Department of Justice over the company’s shuttered lead-acid battery recycling plant near downtown Los Angeles. 

New EPA finding: Glyphosate Harms 93 percent of Endangered Species

December 2, 2020 / by

Sam Bloch /

The Counter

Judith Enck, EPN member and former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article regarding the pesticide glyphosate and the harm it likely poses to endangered species.

EPA Pitches PFAS Strategy. Could it Help Biden?

December 1, 2020 / by

E.A. Cruden and Hannah Northey /

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 concerning EPA’s proposed strategy in confronting PFAS contamination in wastewater. 

Gov. Cuomo Signs “Norlite” Bill Banning Burning PFAS-Laden Firefighting Foam

November 24, 2020 / by

Dave Lucas /

WAMC NorthEast Public Radio

Judith Enck, EPN member and former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article regarding a recent bill signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo that banned the burning of PFAS-laden firefighting foam.

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