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The Disturbing Reason the EPA Issued a Warning About Drinking Water

June 17, 2022 / by

Hope Ngo /


Linda Birnbaum, former Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Science, was quoted in this article discussing EPA’s recent drinking water advisories for several PFAS.

Decades of Research Document the Detrimental Health Effects of BPA – an Expert on Environmental Pollution and Maternal Health Explains What It All Means

June 17, 2022 / by

Tracey Woodruff /

The Conversation

Tracey Woodruff, Director, University of California, San Francisco Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment and former Senior Scientist and Policy Advisor, EPA Office of Policy, wrote this essay explaining how to minimize exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) and BPA substitutes, endocrine disruptors found in many plastic products and food packaging.

Greenhouse Gases Must Be Legally Phased Out, US Scientists Argue

June 16, 2022 / by

Fiona Harvey /

The Guardian

Donn Viviani, former Director, Climate Policy Assessment Division, EPA Office of Policy, Economics and Innovation, was quoted in this article about a petition he and others have filed to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Toxic Substances Control Act.

EPA Downplays Fears Over PFAS Health Limits Set Below Detection Levels

June 15, 2022 / by

Suzanne Yohannan /

Inside EPA

Linda Birnbaum, former Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, was quoted in this article discussing the intention behind EPA’s recently announced interim drinking water health advisory levels for four PFAS.

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