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

Strengthening and Diversifying the Federal STEM Workforce

November 7, 2023 / by

Anita Desikan, Jacob Carter, F. Abron Franklin, Raechel McKinley, Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta, and Andrew A. Rosenberg /

Union of Concerned Scientists

The Union of Concerned Scientists released a new report entitled, Strengthening and Diversifying the Federal STEM Workforce. This report attempts to assess the current state of the federal scientific workforce and highlight the best practices that can strengthen the workforce in a way that embodies the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta contributed to this report.

Experts Discuss Report That Looks at Ways to Address Climate Change

October 25, 2023 / by

Hannah Grover /

NM Political Report

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, was quoted in NM Political Report discussing a recent climate change report released by American Academy of Arts & Sciences’ Commissioner on Accelerating Climate Action.

New EPA Chicago Boss Envisions Expansive Interagency Efforts

March 22, 2022 / by

Stephen Lee /

E&E News

Stan Meiburg, former EPA Acting Deputy Administrator and former Regional Administrator, EPA Regions 4 and 6, was quoted in this article regarding a plan by Deborah Shore, the Regional Administrator for EPA Region 5, to have interagency projects that address climate change and environmental justice and promote resiliency.

EPA Defends Authority to Create Mining Office Amid Potential Legal Limits

September 21, 2020 / by

Suzanne Yohannan /

Inside EPA

David Janik, EPN member and former Supervisory Enforcement Attorney, EPA Region 8, was quoted in this article on EPA’s authority to create an Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains.

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