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Getting the Lead Out of the Water Supply: How One Health Expert Crunched the Numbers and Prodded the EPA

December 6, 2023 / by

Annalisa Merelli /


Ronnie Levin, former EPA Senior Scientist, was quoted in STAT News about her cost-benefit analysis of the 2022 Lead and Copper Rule, completed with colleague Joel Schwartz. They found that the 2022 rule significantly underestimated the benefits of lead line replacement and were cited in EPA’s recently released Lead and Copper Rule.

The Resistance: In the President’s Relentless War on Climate Science, They Fought Back

December 27, 2020 / by

Marianne Lavelle /

Inside Climate News

EPN members Jeff Alson (former Senior Engineer and Policy Adviser, EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality), Dan Costa (former National Program Director, EPA Air, Climate, and Energy Research Program, Office of Research and Development), Tom Sinks (former Director, EPA Office of the Science Advisor), and Chris Zarba (former Director, EPA Science Advisory Board) were quoted and EPN was mentioned in this article concerning the current administration’s combative relationship with science at EPA.

Trump EPA Finalizes Cost-Benefit Rule That Makes Most Air Pollution Regulations Too Expensive to Implement

December 10, 2020 / by

Enrique Saenz /

Indiana Environmental Reporter

Janet McCabe, EPN member and former Acting Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Air and Radiation, was quoted in an article by the Indiana Environmental Reporter concerning EPA’s final rule that would change how the costs and benefits of clean air rules are calculated.

New Trump Rule Aims to Limit Tough Clean Air Measures Under Biden

December 9, 2020 / by

Coral Davenport /

The New York Times

Roy Gamse, EPN member and former EPA Deputy Associate Administrator for Policy, was quoted in this article concerning EPA’s decision to finalize a rule that would alter how the agency calculates the costs and benefits of air rules. Roy was also quoted in articles by Reuters, DeSmogBlog, Gizmodo, Common Dreams, Inside EPA, and EcoWatch.

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