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.

EPA Must Remove PFAS from Plastic Containers

by | May 23, 2023
New Analysis Demonstrates Health Risks to Millions of Americans Using Plastic Containers ...

EPA Needs a Transparent Public Process for Inhance PFAS SNUNS

by | April 20, 2023
Unclear comment and review deadlines, heavy redactions, and disorganized files are blocking meaningful comments on alarming PFAS risks ...

PFAS Fluorinated Container Citizens’ Suit Dismissed Without Prejudice

by | April 7, 2023
Groups Plan Intervention in EPA Lawsuit Against Inhance Technologies ...

Organizations Push to Get PFAS out of Plastic Containers

by | March 23, 2023
EPA must ban fluorination process that creates PFAS in plastics ...

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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