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Kyla Bennett

Kyla first became involved with PEER in the mid-1990s when she became a whistleblower herself. She previously worked at the United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 for 10 years as a wetland permit reviewer and as the Region’s Wetlands Enforcement Coordinator. Kyla’s 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. She has a Ph.D. in ecology from the University of Connecticut and a law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon.

COMMENTARY | Countdown for PEER’s Regulatory Petitions

by | May 9, 2024
Read the latest updates on eleven of the regulatory petitions we've worked on this year. With an election just around the corner, now is the time to ramp up action to get our requests granted, especially in case there is a new administration in 2025 ...

PEERMail | An Epic Journey You Won’t Want to Miss

by | October 3, 2023
Bloomberg Businessweek featured an epic quest by our Science Policy Director to uncover why her town’s drinking water was contaminated with PFAS ...

PEERMail | A Tempered Victory for Clean Air

by | June 13, 2023
EPA rejects a Trump-era proposal that would have lifted Clean Air Act regulations on two types of plastic recycling ...

COMMENTARY | Don’t Let Plastics Overtake the Earth

by | April 22, 2023
We are recommitting ourselves to finding ways to rapidly reduce our dependence on plastics and their impact on the environment and human health ...

COMMENTARY | EPA Asks for Comment on PFAS Data It Won’t Release

by | February 20, 2023
EPA is asking the public to comment on fluorination of plastics but keeping important materials, including health studies, confidential ...
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