EPN Articles Related To Superfund


Trump’s Not-So-Secret War On State Environmental Protection

July 6, 2019 / by

David Coursen /

The Hill

David Coursen, EPN member and former EPA Office of General Counsel, wrote this op-ed about the Trump Administration’s attacks on state-level environmental protection efforts, from proposed budget cuts for brownfield programs to potential rescindment of waivers that allow states to set standards that are more stringent than at the federal level.

This Town Didn’t Want to Be a Radioactive Waste Dump. The Government Is Giving Them No Choice.

May 16, 2019 / by

Yessinia Funes /


Kathy Setian, EPN member and former EPA Superfund Project Manager, Region 9, is quoted in this article about a landfill—or “on-site waste disposal cell,” as the DOE calls it—being built in south central Ohio, which will be one of the largest nuclear waste dumps east of the Mississippi when finished.

HBO GO Vice News

May 10, 2019 / by

Vice Staff /

Vice News

EPN member Stan Meiburg, former EPA Deputy Regional Administrator in Region 4 and Region 6 and Acting Deputy Administrator, was interviewed in this segment comparing 2008 and 2019 versions of a guidebook on managing disaster debris. In spite of the administration’s position on climate change, the revised 2019 guidebook emphasizes the connections between natural disasters and climate, and the need to be prepared.

House Panel Schedules Hearing on ‘Dismal’ EPA Enforcement Numbers

Feb 20, 2019 / by

Inside EPA /

Inside EPA

EPN member Cynthia Giles, former EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, is quoted in this article about House Democrats ramping up their oversight of the Trump EPA.

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