EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO Op-Eds
August 30, 2019 / by
Curt Spalding /
EPN member Curt Spalding, former EPA Regional Administrator for Region 1, wrote an op-ed about algae blooms polluting our waters, and the need need to build a sustainable and resilient water future for all of our communities in New England and across the country.
August 17, 2019 / by
Cynthia Giles /
EPN member Cynthia Giles, former EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, wrote this op-ed about the Trump Administration encouraging federal agencies to downplay and dismiss the risks of climate change in regulations and policies. For example, the White House Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) draft guidance on how federal agencies should consider climate when they evaluate federal actions under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) makes no mention of “climate change.”
July 24, 2019 / by
Dan Reich /
EPN member Dan Reich, former Assistant Regional Counsel, EPA Region 9, wrote this op-ed about several ways that government agencies can take action on climate change without congressional approval, from requiring NEPA-approved projects to include measures that reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs) to requiring agribusinesses to report methane emissions from cattle during digestion.