EPN Articles Related To Clean Power Plan


Money Radio Interview with Betsy Southerland

Feb 22, 2019 / by

Sinclair Noe /

Money Radio 105.3/1510

Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former EPA Director, Office of Science & Technology in the Office of Water, was interviewed about the loss of public health and safety protections under the current Administration due to regulatory rollbacks.

Scientist Says Some Pollution Is Good for You — a Disputed Claim Trump’s EPA Has Embraced

Feb 19, 2019 / by

Susanne Rust /

Los Angeles Times

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, is quoted in this article about the major White House shift to actively seek advice from industry lobbyists and the scientists they commission in setting pollution rules.

It’s Official: Trump’s Policies Deter EPA Staff from Enforcing the Law

Feb 16, 2019 / by

Joel Mintz /

The Hill

EPN member Joel Mintz, former EPA Enforcement and Supervisory Attorney, wrote this op-ed about the dismal decline in EPA enforcement under the Trump Administration.

US EPA Could ‘Split’ Permitting Changes from Coal Plant Rule, Air Chief Says

Feb 12, 2019 / by

Zack Hale /

S&P Global

EPN member Joe Goffman, former EPA Associate Assistant Administrator for Climate and Senior Counsel in the Office of Air and Radiation, is quoted in this article about the EPA, as part of its proposed Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, waiving New Source Review (NSR) permitting requirements for coal-fired power plants seeking to make efficiency upgrades known as heat-rate improvements that are not projected to result in an hourly emissions rate increase.

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