People Living Near Coal Plants Could Be Drinking ‘Toxic’ Contaminated Water Until 2028, Thanks to New EPA Ruling

EPN members Mustafa Santiago Ali, former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization, and Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice; and Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, were quoted in this article about EPA’s changes to regulations for coal ash and toxic wastewater and their disproportionate impacts on low-income and minority communities.