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Coal Plants Rush to Flush Under Trump EPA Rule

June 14, 2021 / by

Hannah Northey and Benjamin Storrow /

E&E News

Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article regarding possible changes the Biden administration could enact to reverse Trump-era exemptions to wastewater pollution from coal-fired power plants.

The Coal Plant Next Door

March 22, 2021 / by

Max Blau /

ProPublica

EPN member Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article concerning Georgia Power’s efforts to avoid paying clean-up costs for groundwater contamination from their largest coal ash pond. The article was reprinted in Grist.

A Power Company’s Quiet Land-Buying Spree Could Shield It From Coal Ash Cleanup Costs

November 24, 2020 / by

Max Blau /

ProPublica

PN members Stan Meiburg, former EPA Deputy Regional Administrator in Region 4 and Region 6 and Acting EPA Deputy Administrator, and Betsy Southerland, former Director of the Office of Science and Technology in EPA’s Office of Water, were quoted in this article regarding Georgia Power’s purchase of property near coal-fired power plants to potentially forestall coal ash cleanups.

Trump EPA Eases Regulations on Toxic Metal Dumped in Water Bodies

September 12, 2020 / by

Sudhit Rao /

the incentive

Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former director of the Office of Science and Technology in EPA’s Office of Water, was quoted in this article regarding the Trump administration’s rollback of a rule regulating toxic dumping from coal power plants.

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