Clean Water Act


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.

Suit Against EPA’s Elimination of Clean Water Protections 

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

PEERMail: Fighting for the Planet in Court

by Susan Sargent | August 29, 2019
Because Donald Trump’s policy initiatives rely largely on “alternative facts,” his operatives must suppress or distort the factual research conducted by the federal government’s scientists, economists, and other subject matter specialists. Their disregard for the ...

WOTUS Redefinition: South Dakota

by Kyla Bennett | August 26, 2019
Impact of Proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Redefinition on Wetlands and Waters in South Dakota ...

Arid New Mexico To Get Much Drier Under Trump Plan

by Susan Sargent | August 1, 2019
Virtually All Rivers and Streams, Many Wetlands to Lose Legal Protection ...

WOTUS Redefinition: New Mexico

Impact of Proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Redefinition on Wetlands and Waters in New Mexico ...