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A Year Into Ban, Plastic Bags Still an Issue

February 23, 2021 / by

Rick Karlin /

Times Union

Judith Enck, EPN member and former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article discussing a budget proposal from New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo that would allow the use of certain plastics in woven heavy-duty reusable bags despite the state’s existing ban on plastic bags.

New Action on Horizon for Sustainable Materials Management Under Biden, Experts Predict

February 17, 2021 / by

Cole Rosengren /

Waste Dive

EPN members Judith Enck, former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2, and Mathy Stanislaus, former Assistant Administrator in EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management, were quoted in this article regarding the potential to accelerate EPA’s work on waste and recycling under the Biden administration.

Environmental Groups Outline $1.3B Worth of Federal Plastics Reduction, Recycling Recommendations

February 5, 2021 / by

Cole Rosengren /

Waste Dive

Judith Enck, EPN member and former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article concerning efforts to include $1.3 billion in funding for plastic reduction and recycling programs in the next government stimulus package.

DEC’s Plastic Bag Ban was so Confusing That State Must Pay Plaintiffs’ Court Costs, Judge Rules

January 20, 2021 / by

Rick Karlin /

Albany Times Union

Judith Enck, EPN member and former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article regarding New York’s plastic bag ban.

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