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EPA Sets First Federal Limits on Dangerous ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water

April 12, 2024 / by

Will Sullivan /

Smithsonian Magazine

Linda Birnbaum, former Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program, was quoted in Smithsonian Magazine discussing EPA’s new federal limits of PFAS in drinking water.

In a First, EPA Sets Limit for ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water

April 10, 2024 / by

Teddy Amenabar /

The Washington Post

Linda Birnbaum, former Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program, was quoted in this article about the importance of the federal drinking water standards for certain PFAS compounds.

EPA Puts Limits on ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water

April 10, 2024 / by

Pien Huang /

NPR

Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article discussing the positive impacts of the agency’s recently-set drinking water standards for six PFAS chemicals.

Lead In The Drinking Water Is Still a Problem In The U.S. — Especially in Chicago

April 1, 2024 / by

Pien Huang /

NPR

Elin Betanzo, former Environmental Engineer, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, Standards and Risk Management Division, and Betsy Southerland, former Director of the Office of Science and Technology, Office of Water, were quoted in NPR about Chicago’s 400,000 lead service lines and how the city has lacked enforcement of EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule.

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