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How the Hulk Took EPA to Task Over Forever Chemicals

by E & E News | November 4, 2022
The document went on: “In addition, he has been retweeting stories after you made the announcement that say that ‘experts say the plan isn’t enough,’” as well as stories that “emphasize” Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and attorney Robert Bilott, the memo ...

‘Our community has been deceived’: Turf wars mount over PFAS

by E & E News | August 3, 2022
“Portsmouth is a really good example of [how] it’s really hard to put the horse back in the barn after the doors are open,” said Kyla Bennett, director of science policy at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, who has worked with a number of environmental groups ...

Legal challenges loom for reinstated EJ tool

by E & E News | July 7, 2022
When he was at the agency years ago, former EPA attorney Tim Whitehouse recalled reviewing proposals that were not well documented or did not provide a clear nexus. “It gets tricky,” said Whitehouse, currently the executive director at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility ...

PFAS subgroups could be subject to Superfund law

by E & E News | June 22, 2022
The group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has been one of many organizations repeatedly calling for class-based regulation that would see all PFAS facing restrictions. “The more we learn, the more toxic we understand these chemicals to be,” said Kyla Bennett, ...

Many BLM grazing permits renewed without NEPA review, group says

by E & E News | March 23, 2022
The WWP review follows a report earlier this month from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility that found roughly half of the 108 million acres of land that has been leased by BLM for livestock grazing does not meet baseline rangeland health standards (E&E News PM, March 14 ...
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