EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO Drinking Water
April 5, 2021 / by
David Coursen /
David Coursen, EPN member and former attorney, EPA Office of General Counsel, wrote this op-ed discussing how the American Jobs Plan will improve drinking water and sanitation in disadvantaged communities and what additional resources EPA will need to further implement its environmental justice programs.
April 1, 2021 / by
Lisa Whitley Coleman /
EHS Daily Advisor
EPN member Tracey Woodruff, former EPA senior scientist and policy advisor in EPA Office of Policy, was quoted in this article regarding the known and unknown contaminants that may be present in drinking water and the pressing need for additional water quality regulations.
March 3, 2021 / by
Hannah Northey /
Mustafa Santiago Ali, EPN member and former Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization and Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, was quoted in this article discussing how disinvestment and neglected infrastructure contributed to the recent loss of drinking water in Jackson, Mississippi.
February 26, 2021 / by
Emily Holden, Caty Enders, Niko Kommenda and Vivian Ho /
EPN members Cynthia Giles (former Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance), Carl Reeverts (former Project Manager, Infrastructure Branch, EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water), and Betsy Southerland (former Director of the Office of Science and Technology in EPA’s Office of Water) were quoted in this article describing the findings of a nationwide review of water systems and demographic data.