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Kyla Bennett

New England PEER’s Director and PEER’s Director of Science Policy, Kyla previously worked at EPA Region 1 for 10 years as a wetland permit reviewer and as the Region’s Wetlands Enforcement Coordinator. Kyla first became involved with PEER in the mid-1990s, when she became a whistleblower herself. Kyla has a Ph.D. in ecology from the University of Connecticut and a law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. Her familiarity with science, the law, and the inner workings of state and federal governmental agencies enable her to assist public environmental employees throughout New England.

BLOG: Dark Waters and the Threat of PFAS Chemicals

by | December 4, 2019
We aren’t usually in the movie promotion business, but we did want to tell you about the movie Dark Waters and how it relates to our work at PEER. Dark Waters is a recently released movie based on a true story about a lawyer and a community who fought DuPont chemical ...

BLOG: WOTUS Redefinition: New York

by | November 18, 2019
Impact of proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) redefinition on wetlands and waters in New York: a case study ...

WOTUS Redefinition: South Dakota

by | August 26, 2019
Impact of Proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Redefinition on Wetlands and Waters in South Dakota ...

WOTUS Redefinition: New Mexico

by | August 1, 2019
Impact of Proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Redefinition on Wetlands and Waters in New Mexico ...