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Plastic Panic During the Pandemic: How Single-Use Items Meant to Protect us will Harm the Planet

June 20, 2020 / by

Zack Fishman /

Medill Reports

Judith Enck, EPN member and former EPA Regional Administrator for Region 2, was quoted in this article on single-use plastic consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic and its environmental repercussions.

Plastic Is the Hero of Coronavirus, Says the Plastics Industry

June 8, 2020 / by

Leslie Kaufman /

Bloomberg

Judith Enck, EPN member and former EPA Regional Administrator for Region 2, was quoted in this article about the plastic industry touting the benefits of plastics during the COVID-19 pandemic. This article was reprinted by MSN.

Activists Press NYSDEC Over Plastic Bag Ban Enforcement

May 28, 2020 / by

Dave Lucas /

WAMC NorthEast Public Radio

Judith Enck, EPN member and former EPA Regional Administrator for Region 2, was quoted in this article on activists pushing for the state of New York to place a ban on plastic bags. Judith also was quoted in a Vice News article on New York can redemption centers and a WAMC article on toxic emissions that emanated from a Norlite Plant in Cohoes, NY. 

Plastic Recycling is Broken. So Why Does Big Plastic Want $1 Billion to Fix it?

May 11, 2020 / by

Shannon Osaka /

Grist

Judith Enck, EPN member and former EPA Regional Administrator for Region 2, was quoted in this article on the plastic recycling system and the bailout requested by the plastic industry. Judith was quoted in a similar article by The New Yorker.

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