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Elizabeth Duan

Prior to joining PEER, Elizabeth coordinated events for the nonprofit Women’s Learning Partnership and taught gender studies at Emerson Preparatory School. She has also taught writing at Sidwell Friends School Summer Camp, and organized with New Virginia Majority, Education Reform Now, and Democrats for Education Reform in the Washington, DC area. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where she studied political science and gender, sexuality, and women’s studies.

BLM’s revised Nevada power line route avoids mine, not monument

by E&E News | May 15, 2024
Advocacy groups are raising concerns over a proposal by the Bureau of Land Management to alter a power line route in Nevada to avoid interfering with a potential mining site, but not move the line to avoid a national monument in its path. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility ...

EPA ditches ‘forever chemicals’ suit

by E&E News | May 14, 2024
EPA dropped a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against a plastics company unintentionally making “forever chemicals,” seemingly accepting defeat after a federal appellate court blocked the agency’s attempt to pause production altogether. The federal government filed a notice ...

Manchin’s choice: Who will be the No. 2 at Interior?

by E&E News | May 10, 2024
Energy and Natural Resources Chair Joe Manchin once blocked Laura Daniel-Davis’ rise to a top Interior Department post, but now he could opt — without having to take any action at all — to let her retain the agency’s No. 2 post for the duration of the Biden administration. ...

EPA: PFAS response won’t imperil sludge spreading on farms

by E&E News | April 15, 2024
EPA isn’t looking to keep farmers from spreading sludge as fertilizer as regulators clamp down on “forever” chemicals that work their way into the material, the agency’s top agriculture official said Monday. Farmers in Texas are suing a biosolids management company ...

EPA sticks to Trump-era guidance on ‘forever chemicals’ disposal

by E&E News | April 10, 2024
EPA released an updated draft on which methods effectively destroy or dispose of “forever chemicals,” keeping incineration on the short list of acceptable disposal methods. The update aligns with the interim guidance released during the Trump administration, which caught ...
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