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Asbestos Still Kills: Time for a Total Ban in the U.S.

October 22, 2021 / by

Linda Reinstein and Mustafa Santiago Ali /

Bloomberg Law

Mustafa Santiago Ali, Senior Vice President for Environmental Justice, National Wildlife Federation; former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization; and EPA Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, co-authored this op-ed emphasizing the continued risk of asbestos exposure, particularly in Black, brown, indigenous and lower-wealth communities, and the need for a total ban on the chemical.

Democrats Could Abandon Clean Energy Incentives — Here’s How to Save Them

October 18, 2021 / by

Bob Sussman /

The Hill

Bob Sussman, former Senior Policy Counsel to the EPA Administrator and former EPA Deputy Administrator, penned this op-ed about the adjustments that could be made to the clean energy performance program to address concerns that threaten its removal from the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill.

To Build Back Better, Put a Fee on Corporate Carbon Pollution

October 13, 2021 / by

Jeremy Symons /

The Hill

Jeremy Symons, EPN consultant and former Climate Policy Advisor, EPA Office of Air and Radiation, penned this op-ed discussing how a corporate pollution fee should be included in the Build Back Better reconciliation plan to ensure corporations pay their fair share and to make innovation a central part of a climate change strategy.

U.S. Budget Bill Should Give Poor Families Access to Clean Energy

October 1, 2021 / by

Mustafa Santiago Ali, Brent Newman and Ed Murray /

Thomson Reuters Financial News

Mustafa Santiago Ali, Vice President of Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization for the 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 about the simple steps Congress could take in the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill to increase low-income and minority access to renewable energy.

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