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Are We Being Kept Safe From ‘Forever Chemicals’ Injected Into Fracking Sites?

July 21, 2021 / by

David Bond /

The Guardian

Linda Birnbaum, EPN member, former Director of National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and former EPA scientist, was quoted in this piece about the negative health impacts of living near fracking sites.

Controversial St. Croix Refinery Ceases Operations Given ‘Extreme Financial Constraints’

June 21, 2021 / by

Juliet Eilperin and Darryl Fears /

The Washington Post

Judith Enck, EPN member and former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article concerning the decision by the Limetree Bay oil refinery, located in St. Croix, to cease operations after facing numerous environmental violations. Judith was also quoted in a similar article in the Associated Press.

Energy Justice Nominee Brings Activist Voice to Biden’s Climate Plans

June 8, 2021 / by

Jeff Brady /

NPR

Mustafa Santiago Ali, former Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization and Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, was interviewed in this radio segment discussing the need for more federal money to be invested in historically Black colleges and other minority institutions.

A Breath of Fresh Air at the EPA, But Budget, Staff Need Boost

May 17, 2021 / by

Michelle Roos and Jeremy Symons /

Bloomberg Law

Michelle Roos, EPN Executive Director, and Jeremy Symons, EPN member and consultant and former Climate Policy Advisor, EPA Office of Air and Radiation, penned this op-ed discussing the progress made and the work that remains to be done at the EPA under the Biden administration.

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