EPN Articles Related To Superfund


Battered, Flooded and Submerged: Many Superfund Sites are Dangerously Threatened by Climate Change

September 24, 2020 / by

David Hasemyer and Lise Olsen /

InsideClimate News

EPN members Samuel Coleman (former Deputy Regional Administrator EPA Region 6), Judith Enck (former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2), and Betsy Southerland (former Director of the Office of Science and Technology in EPA’s Office of Water) were quoted in this article on how superfund sites are being threatened by climate change. This article was reprinted by NBC News.

Trump ‘Anarchist’ Order Would Hit Cities’ Enviro Programs

September 3, 2020 / by

Kelsey Brugger /

E&E News

Joel Mintz, EPN member and former EPA Enforcement and Supervisory Attorney, was quoted in this article on an official memorandum that would restrict federal funding from certain cities, and the impact it could have on Superfund cleanups. 

New Mining Office Sparks Concern Over Authority, Loopholes

September 3, 2020 / by

Ariel Wittenberg and Kevin Bogardus /

E&E News

EPN members Kerrigan Clough (former EPA Deputy Regional Administrator and Assistant Regional Administrator), David Janik (former EPA Supervisory Enforcement Attorney, Region 8), and Joel Mintz (former EPA Enforcement and Supervisory Attorney), were quoted in this article regarding a new EPA office that would target the cleaning of old mines.

Former EPA Officials Urge Superfund Budget Hike to End Cleanup Backlog

September 3, 2020 / by

Suzanne Yohannan /

Inside EPA

EPN was featured in this article on its Superfund program budget recommendations as part of the “Resetting the Course of EPA,” report.

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