The Environmental Protection Network Applauds President Biden for His Veto Upholding the Clean Water Act
Lead Line Replacement FAQs
Clean Water Act 101 by EPA Alumnus Mike Shapiro
Free EPA Water Technical Assistance
EPN Supports the Environmental Protection Agency’s Updated Waters of the United States Definition
EPN Urges EPA to Archive UCMR5 Samples
EPN Supports EPA Region 10 Bristol Bay Recommended Determination
Water Infrastructure 101: Sewers by Volunteer Scott Gordon
EPN Expresses Scientific Concerns about WHO Draft Provisional Drinking Water Guidelines for PFOA, PFOS, and Total PFAS
EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO Water
Black and Latino Communities More Likely to Have Harmful PFAS Levels in Water
May 15, 2023 / by
Diane Macedo /
Mustafa Santiago Ali, Senior Vice President for Environmental Justice, National Wildlife Federation, former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization and former EPA Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, was interviewed on this news segment about a recent study that determined that communities of color are disproportionately exposed to PFAS in drinking water.
Army Corps to Revisit Parts of Pebble’s Permit Application, But Opponents Say Mine Can’t Move Forward
April 29, 2023 / by
Izzy Ross /
Dennis McLerran, former Regional Administrator, EPA Region 10, was quoted in this article discussing the Army Corps of Engineer’s decision to reconsider portions of Pebble Company’s permit application to mine in Bristol Bay, despite EPA’s recent veto of the mine proposal.
What Limits Will the World Health Organization Recommend for PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water?
April 26, 2023 / by
Elizabeth Southerland and Linda Birnbaum /
Environmental Science & Technology
Linda Birnbaum, former Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, wrote this commentary discussing the need for the World Health Organization to substantially revise its proposed drinking water guidelines for PFAS compounds.
House GOP Fail to Stop Biden’s New Water Rule – But the Courts Might
April 19, 2023 / by
Vanessa Montalbano /
The Washington Post
Mark Ryan, former Assistant Regional Counsel, EPA Region 10, and former Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, was quoted in this article regarding the failed House vote to undo the Biden administration’s waters of the U.S. rule and the legal challenges that will continue, possibly even beyond the forthcoming Supreme Court decision on Sackett vs. EPA.