EPN Articles Related To Superfund


Infrastructure Summer: Polluters Don’t Pay in New ‘Polluter Pay’ Tax

August 4, 2021 / by

Amelia Pollard /

The American Prospect

EPN member Judith Enck, former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article regarding bipartisan compromise for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act bill scrapping the bulk of the taxes that once financed the Superfund program, leaving little hope that it can return to its original strength.  


Toxic Forever Chemicals Are in Our Blood: Senate Must Vote to Regulate Them as Hazardous Substances

July 23, 2021 / by

James Woolford /

The Hill

Jim Woolford, EPN member and former Director, EPA Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation, penned this op-ed discussing why per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances should be designated as hazardous substances under the Superfund law.

The Real Story Behind PFAS and Congress’ Effort to Clean Up Contamination

July 20, 2021 / by

Jim Jones /

Environmental Health News

Jim Jones, EPN member and former Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, wrote this op-ed discussing the proposed PFAS Action Act, clarifying the importance of a hazardous substance designation for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

EPA Eyes Expanded CERCLA PFAS Designation to Include More Chemicals

June 23, 2021 / by

Suzanne Yohannan /

Inside EPA

EPN was cited in this article regarding recommendations by environmental groups to designate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances under the the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act (CERCLA).

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