Regulatory Rollbacks Involving Public Safety and the Environment Have a High Cost

March 10, 2023 / by

Margo Oge /


Margo Oge, former Director, EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality, wrote this op-ed about the high cost that lobbying by regulated industries to weaken, delay, or rollback rules has on public health, safety,  and the environment.

Environmental Justice Lost a Champion. Congress Must Build on His Legacy

March 8, 2023 / by

Mustafa Santiago Ali and Leo Woodberry /


Mustafa Santiago Ali, Senior Vice President for Environmental Justice, National Wildlife Federation, former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization and former EPA Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, co-authored this op-ed honoring the legacy of former Representative Donald McEachin, a congressional leader in the environmental justice movement.

The East Palestine Disaster Was a Direct Result of the Country’s Reliance on Fossil Fuels and Plastic

February 24, 2023 / by

Judith Enck /

The Boston Globe

Judith Enck, former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, wrote this op-ed suggesting that the hazardous nature of the East Palestine train derailment was due to our over-reliance on plastics production.

The Supreme Court Could Doom Biden’s Environmental Agenda

February 10, 2023 / by

Dan Reich /

The Hill

Dan Reich, former Assistant Regional Counsel, EPA Region 9, penned this op-ed discussing how the major questions doctrine, recently codified by the US Supreme Court in its West Virginia vs. EPA decision, could limit the roles of administrative agencies.

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