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EPA Watchdog to Probe Jackson, Miss., Water Crisis

September 12, 2022 / by

Hannah Northey and Kevin Bogardus /

E&E News

Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article regarding EPA’s Office of Inspector General investigating and conducting an audit of the ongoing emergency in Jackson, Mississippi.

Illinois Town’s $13 Million Water System Will Bypass Forever Chemicals

September 8, 2022 / by

Ben Schamisso /

Newsy

Linda Birnbaum, former Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program and former EPA scientist, was quoted in this article discussing the prevalence of PFAS in our bodies and the environment.

Advocates Say Environmental Racism Is to Blame For Jackson Water Crisis

September 1, 2022 / by

Kyra Phillips /

ABC News

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 in this news segment discussing the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi and the role environmental racism has played in preventing improvements to the city’s infrastructure. Mustafa also discussed the crisis in an interview with CBS News.

SAB Backs EPA’s PFAS Findings for SDWA Rule, but Urges Some Fixes

August 24, 2022 / by

Suzanne Yohannan /

Inside EPA

Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted and EPN was mentioned in this article discussing the EPA Science Advisory Board’s report on the scientific analyses EPA will use to set safe drinking water standards for PFOA and PFOS.

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