EPN Articles Related To Drinking Water


What to do About Pollution from “forever chemicals”?

January 9, 2019 / by

Lisa Sorg /

NC Policy Watch

Stan Meiburg, EPN member and former EPA Deputy Regional Administrator in Region 4 and Region 6 and Acting Deputy Administrator, was quoted in this article regarding forever chemicals such as PFOA, PFOS, and PFAS.

State Regulators Fear ‘Nightmare’ Over Complexity of EPA’s LCR Proposal

Dec 5, 2019 / by

Lara Beaven /

Inside EPA

EPN member Carl Reeverts, former Project Manager in the Infrastructure Branch of EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water and Deputy Director of the EPA Drinking Water Protection Division, was quoted in this article about state drinking water regulators raising concerns about the complexity of EPA’s proposed revisions to its lead and copper rule (LCR).

Why Young People Suffer More from Pollution

Nov. 30, 2019 / by

Pamela Hill /

Oxford University Press Blog

EPN member Pamela Hill, former EPA Deputy Regional Counsel in the New England Regional Office, wrote this blog entry about the intergenerational inequity of pollution and why young people are at special risk for unhealthy adulthood due to the climate crisis.


White House, CDC Feuding Over Study Of Toxic Chemicals In Drinking Water

November 29, 2019 / by

Kyle Bagenstose /

USA Today

Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article about a dispute within the Trump administration over a multimillion-dollar federal study on toxic chemicals in drinking water. This article also ran in the Times Telegram and The Intelligencer.

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