Plastics Producers Are Following Big Tobacco’s Playbook, and We’re All Paying the Price

June 7, 2024 / by

Judith Enck /

The Hill

Judith Enck, President of Beyond Plastics and former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, wrote this op-ed about the false promise of chemical recycling and the need for legislation to stop plastic production and use.

Op-ed: When It Comes to Food Chemicals, Europe’s Food Safety Agency and the FDA Are Oceans Apart

May 2, 2024 / by

Maricel Maffini and Linda Birnbaum /

Environmental Health News

Linda Birnbaum, former Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP), co-authored an op-ed contrasting food chemical regulation processes of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with the E.U.’s European Food Safety Authority.

After Overshadowing Climate Talks, The Myth of ‘Circularity’ Looms Over the UN Plastics Treaty

April 24, 2024 / by

Judith Enck and Pamela Miller /


Judith Enck, former EPA Region 2 Administrator, co-authored an op-ed with Pamela Miller in Fortune about the UN Plastics Treaty and calls for reduction requirements in plastic production and the phaseout of hazardous plastic chemicals.

EPA’s Truck Pollution Standard Means Clean Trucks, Clean Air, Clean Lungs

April 1, 2024 / by

Margo Oge /


Margo Oge, former Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, penned an op-ed in Forbes about EPA’s final heavy-duty vehicle emissions rule and writes about how it advances economic, climate, and public health goals.

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