EPN Articles Related To Regional EPA Offices, Draft Strategic Plan, and Regulatory Reform

EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO Regional EPA Offices, Draft Strategic Plan, and Regulatory Reform

Former Chiefs Say Agency ‘Ripe for Oversight’

May 22, 2019 / by

Kevin Bogardus /

E&E News

EPN Advisor William Ruckelshaus, former EPA Administrator (1970-1973 and 1983-1985), and EPN member Bonnie Bellow, former EPA Director, Public Affairs Division, Region 2, are quoted in this article about seven former EPA administrators sending a letter to Congress, offering their assistance in creating an oversight strategy and a path forward for the agency.

Trump Signs More Executive Orders to Push Pipeline Projects Through at All Costs

April 10, 2019 / by

Yessenia Funes /

Earther

Mark Ryan, EPN member and former EPA Regional Counsel, Region 10, is quoted in this article about two executive orders meant to limit state powers to ensure that energy infrastructure projects—pipelines, in particular—aren’t held up.

Research Office to ‘Coordinate’ Regional Labs

March 1, 2019 / by

Kevin Bogardus /

E&E News

EPN Board Member Stan Meiburg, former EPA Deputy Regional Administrator in Region 4 and Region 6 and Acting Deputy Administrator, and EPN member Tom Burke, former EPA Science Advisor and Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Research and Development (ORD) and nominated by President Obama for Assistant Administrator to ORD, are quoted in this article about ORD acting as the national program manager for the regional labs starting in fiscal 2020.

Boston’s EPA Office Is Shrinking, and Employees Are Speaking Out

Feb 15, 2019 / by

Craig LeMoult /

WGBH

EPN member Ronnie Levin, former EPA Senior Scientist in Region 1, and Curt Spalding, former EPA Regional Administrator for Region 1, are quoted in this article about the record number of EPA employees retiring in recent years without being replaced, raising questions about whether the agency can continue meeting the demands of protecting the environment.

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