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Infrastructure Funding Might Throw Environmental Protections Under the Bus

June 6, 2021 / by

Cheryl Wasserman /

The Hill

Cheryl Wasserman, EPN member and former Associate Director for Policy Analysis, EPA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, wrote this op-ed discussing how processes of the National Environmental Policy Act and environmental permitting would be significantly compromised under infrastructure legislation under consideration in Congress. She suggests how legislation can best be implemented to guide smart, efficient infrastructure construction that also enhances the environment, equity, economic empowerment, and climate resilience.

Environmental Justice Advocates Seek Changes to Permitting Law

May 27, 2021 / by

Stephen Lee /

Bloomberg Law

Mustafa Santiago Ali, EPN member and former Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization and Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, was quoted in this article regarding a push for federal agencies to consider cumulative impacts when assessing projects in environmental justice communities permitted under the National Environmental Policy Act.

Biden Should Go Big on Infrastructure in the First 100 Days

January 19, 2021 / by

Cheryl Wasserman /

The Hill

Cheryl Wasserman, EPN member and former EPA Associate Director for Policy Analysis, Office of Federal Activities, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, penned this op-ed on why the Biden administration should prioritize infrastructure during its first 100 days.

Biden’s Cabinet Picks Could Fuel EPA, FERC Pipeline Wars

December 22, 2020 / by

Hannah Northey, Arianna Skibell, and Carlos Anchondo /

E&E News

Mark Ryan, EPN member and former EPA Regional Counsel, Region 10, was quoted in this article regarding the incoming Biden administration’s plan for pipeline permitting and potential changes to the NEPA.

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