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MIT Media Lab Kept Regulators in the Dark, Dumped Chemicals in Excess of Legal Limit

Sept. 20, 2019 / by

Lisa Song and Max Larkin /


Carl Reeverts, EPN member and former Project Manager, 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 MIT’s Media Lab dumping wastewater underground in violation of a state environmental regulation.

Utility Groups Not Criticizing New EPA Perchlorate Rules

May 24, 2019 / by

David Schultz /

Bloomberg Environment

EPN member Stan Meiburg, former EPA Deputy Regional Administrator in Region 4 and Region 6 and former Acting Deputy Administrator, is quoted in this Bloomberg article about utility groups remaining neutral on EPA’s new standards for the chemical perchlorate in drinking water until the agency releases supporting documents explaining how it chose a threshold of 56 micrograms of perchlorate per liter of water.

Trump’s Rule a Wild Card for Western Water Supplies

Dec 26, 2018 / by

Ariel Wittenberg /

E&E News

EPN member Gene Reetz, former EPA Wetlands Coordinator in Region 8 (Colorado), is quoted in this article on the Trump administration’s proposal to limit the Clean Water Act and its effects on efforts to protect and manage the West’s most important and imperiled source of water, the Colorado River.

EPA Toxin Move Helps Industry a Little. But at What Cost?

Sept 24, 2018 / by

Benjamin Storrow /


EPN member Betsy Southerland is quoted in Climatewire’s article on the consequences of weakening the wastewater standards.

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