Grist

EPA will finally regulate ‘forever chemicals.’ Experts say it’s not enough.

by Grist | October 20, 2021
Some activists lauded the roadmap as a win for environmental justice; PFAS tends to contaminate impoverished neighborhoods and communities of color. Geoff Gisler, a senior attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center, said in a statement that the roadmap could help “change the ...

Inside Biden’s uphill battle to restore the EPA after Trump

by Grist | March 1, 2021
“Laws are only as good as their enforcement. During his four years in office, former President Donald Trump’s appointees to the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, decimated the agency’s ability to catch and penalize polluters breaking environmental rules. As a result of ...