EPN Articles Related To Drinking Water


EPA’s SDWA Plan For PFAS Seen As ‘Baby Step’ Toward Strict TSCA Rules

July 20, 2021 / by

Diana DiGangi /

Inside EPA

Michael Shapiro, EPN member and former Deputy Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Water, was quoted and EPN was cited in this article regarding EPA’s plan to include per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances on its contaminant candidate list, potentially placing them under future Safe Drinking Water Act regulations.

Targeting Federal Spending to Help EPA Promote Environmental Justice

April 5, 2021 / by

David Coursen /

The Hill

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.

Water, Water Everywhere—But is it Safe to Drink?

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.

Miss. Water Crisis Reveals Infrastructure Inequities

March 3, 2021 / by

Hannah Northey /

E&E News

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.

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