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Global Action on Harmful PFAS Chemicals is Long Overdue

September 15, 2021 / by

Kristina Marusic /

Environmental Health News

Linda Birnbaum, EPN member, former Director of NIEHS, and former EPA scientist, was quoted in this article about a recent study that proposes global changes to the way per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are regulated and methods that can be used to understand the health impacts of this chemical class.

3M’s Support for PFAS Could Cost Taxpayers Billions of Dollars

September 11, 2021 / by

Jim Spencer /

Star Tribune

Linda BIrnbaum, EPN member, former Director of NIEHS, and former EPA scientist, was quoted in this article discussing the steps 3M has taken over the years to stymie effective regulation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

Industry Attorneys Eye Likely Battle Over Scope of PFAS Reporting Rule

September 10, 2021 / by

Diana DiGangi /

Inside EPA

Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted and EPN was mentioned in this article discussing the need to include processors of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in EPA’s proposed TSCA reporting rule for PFAS.

How Biden’s Team Rushed to Dump a Trump-era PFAS Assessment

September 1, 2021 / by

E.A. Crunden /

E&E News

Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former Director, Office of Research and Development, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article regarding the amount of political interference that was involved in the toxicity assessment of PFBS, a per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance, and the steps taken early on in the Biden administration to withdraw and replace the assessment.

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