White House Memo on Chemical Decisions Sparks Concern, Confusion

EPN members Bob Kavlock, former Acting Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Research and Development and EPA Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science, and Betsy Southerland, former Director of the Office of Science and Technology in EPA’s Office of Water, were quoted in this article regarding a Trump White House memo that, if finalized, would give polluters more power over the science that helps determine federal and state cleanup standards.