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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.

COMMENTARY | PEER works with Lawmakers to Fight Conowingo License

by | February 10, 2022
PEER continues to work to compel Exelon Corp., owners of the Conowingo Dam, to clean it up and mitigate the ongoing risk to the Chesapeake Bay ...

Letter to Minnesota Pollution Control Agency – Impaired waters list and PFAS – 01-07-2022 (PDF)

by | January 7, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Letter to MPCA regarding the impaired waters list, to consider expanding the type and levels of PFAS that would result in impaired waters TO: Miranda Nichols, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency FROM: Hudson Kingston, PEER DATE: January 7, 2022 TAGS: Minnesota, clean water, ...

Suit Against EPA’s Elimination of Clean Water Protections 

by | April 29, 2020
EPA Rule Paves Way for Destruction of Wetlands and Small Streams ...

PEERMail | Fighting for the Planet in Court

by | August 29, 2019
Evidence compiled by the government’s own experts is our most valuable asset in demonstrating the irrationality of the Trump Administration’s ill-intentioned and ill-informed plans ...

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 ...