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Confronting Plastic Pollution to Protect Environmental and Public Health

March 30, 2021 / by

Liza Gross and Judith Enck /

PLoS Biology

EPN member Judith Enck, former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, edited this collection of commentary articles discussing the challenges that must be faced in dealing with microplastics.

The Race to Develop Plastic-Eating Bacteria

March 10, 2021 / by

Scott Carpenter /

Forbes

Judith Enck, EPN member and former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 2, was quoted in this article concerning the possible use of plastic-eating microorganisms to degrade plastic waste.

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.

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