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Trump Files Paperwork To Formally Exit Paris Climate Accord

November 4, 2019 / by

Jennifer Dlouhy /

Bloomberg

EPN member Joe Goffman, former Associate Assistant Administrator for Climate and Senior Counsel, EPA Office of Air and Radiation, was quoted in this article about the Trump Administration beginning the process of withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, which will remove commitments made to reduce carbon emissions by 26% by 2025. This article also ran in Fortune.

U.S. Starts Process to Exit Paris Climate Agreement

November 4, 2019 / by

Jessica Donati /

Wall Street Journal

Bob Perciasepe, EPN member and former EPA Deputy Administrator, was quoted in this article about the US officially submitting its notification to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, citing an unfair economic burden on workers and businesses.

Economic Analysis Could Undermine Trump Rule Repeal

October 30, 2019 / by

Ariel Wittenberg /

Greenwire

EPN member Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article about EPA’s new cost-benefit analysis supporting the repeal of the Clean Water Rule, which critics in court are arguing was crafted to fit a pre-existing decision to roll the rule back.

How Much Is A Human Life Worth? The Agency Has An Answer

October 15, 2019 / by

Jean Chemnick /

Climatewire

EPN member Rob Wolcott, former EPA Senior Counsel, Office of Air and Radiation, was quoted in this article about the value of statistical life assigned by EPA to analyze the benefits of avoidable mortalities when crafting particulate matter regulations.

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