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Perciasepe: Federal Policy Vital To Deploying Climate Technology

October 11, 2019 / by

David Clarke /

Inside EPA

Bob Perciasepe, EPN member and former EPA Deputy Administrator, was quoted in an Inside EPA article about the need for American leadership on air pollution given emerging technologies that may be able to address the scale of the problem with federal support.

Facing Fines, Polluters Turn To Trump’s Enforcement Fixer

September 18, 2019 / by

Corbin Hiar and Mike Soraghan /


EPN member George Czerniak, former Director, Air and Radiation Division, EPA Region 5, was quoted in this article about enforcement failures in Region 5, specifically involving an Indiana whiskey distillery and EPA’s recent decisions not to investigate non-compliance with the Clean Air Act.

Merkley Co-Sponsors Clean-Energy Jobs Bill

July 18, 2019 / by

News Sources /


Mustafa Santiago Ali, EPN member and former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization, and Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, was quoted in this article about a recent Congressional bill that aims to transition the country towards clean energy while creating numerous well-paying jobs along the way.

Dismantling the EPA: Big Regulatory Rollbacks and Lowest Staff Levels Since 1980s

June 13, 2019 / by

Stephen Henderson /

Detroit Today, WDET FM

EPN members Betsy Southerland, former Director, EPA Office of Science and Technology in the Office of Water and, and Dan Reich, former Assistant Regional Counsel, EPA Region 9, were interviewed on about how EPA has changed under the Trump administration and how big businesses are seeing climate change affect their bottom lines. Interview starts at approximately 3:05.

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