Wheeler

@BennettPEER

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.

BLOG | Wheeler Trashes Science on His Way Out the Door at EPA

by | January 5, 2021
The new rule is an attempt to restrict EPA’s ability to rely on science when taking regulatory actions or making science-based decisions ...

BLOG | Opposing the EPA Plan to Restrict Science

by | May 21, 2020
The new EPA plan to restrict science is subject to the interests of political appointees and is not based on exisitng scientific integrity standards ...