‘Toxic Stew’ Stirred Up by Disasters Poses Long-Term Danger, New Findings Show

Tom Burke, EPN member and former EPA Science Advisor, and former Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Research and Development, was quoted in this article about toxic waste and contaminants dislodged during natural disasters, which is becoming an increasingly important concern given the severity of extreme weather events due to climate change and the lack of clean-up resources after a community is hit by such an event.