EPN Articles Related To Superfund


Environmentalists Warn House Cuts to EPA Budget Will Impede PFAS Efforts

August 29, 2023 / by

Suzanne Yohannan /

Inside EPA

Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, and John Reeder, Vice President of Federal Affairs at Environmental Working Group and former EPA Deputy Chief of Staff, were quoted in this article discussing how the House Republicans’ proposed FY2024 budget would slash much of the funding needed for EPA and other federal agencies to address PFAS. Betsy was quoted in a related article published in StateImpact Pennsylvania.

PFAS Superfund Listing Backs Dems Into a Corner

August 21, 2023 / by

Annie Snider /

Politico Pro

Jim Woolford former Director, Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation, EPA Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM), was quoted in this article discussing how the Biden administration’s plan to list two PFAS “forever chemicals” under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) may put Democrats in a political corner.

Groups Warn PFAS Liability Waiver Would Set Adverse CERCLA Precedent

July 9, 2023 / by

Suzanne Yohannan /

Inside EPA

This article discussing environmental groups’ concerns that Congress will permit CERCLA liability exemptions for industries that discharge PFAS quoted EPN’s letter to the Senate Environmental and Public Works committee on their proposed PFAS bill.

Ohio Train Derailment Highlights Waste Disposal Predicament

April 11, 2023 / by

AP and Spectrum News Staff /

Spectrum News 1

Bill Muno, former Superfund Director, EPA Region 5, was quoted in this article discussing the treatment and disposal of hazardous waste at commercial hazardous waste facilities, a concern that has arisen in the wake of the East Palestine train derailment.

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