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Profile: Bonnie Bellow

 
  

Positions that Bonnie Bellow has held:

  • spokeswoman for the EPA's region II office in New York


 

Quotes

 
  

Quote, (January 22, 2002)

   “That's not our job and we have no policies or procedures for doing that type of testing. We are not a health agency.” [St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/14/2002]

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Bonnie Bellow actively participated in the following events:

 
  

September 14, 2001      911 Environmental Impact

       EPA spokeswoman Bonnie Bellow says, “There's nothing at this point that indicates that business can't resume” in the Wall Street area on Monday as scheduled. [Newsday, 9/15/2001; Newsday, 9/15/2001 cited in Jenkins, 7/4/2003]
People and organizations involved: Environmental Protection Agency, Bonnie Bellow
          

October 11, 2001      911 Environmental Impact

       The New York Daily News reports, “[EPA spokeswoman Bonnie] Bellow says none of the agency's tests for the presence of asbestos, radiation, mercury and other metals, pesticides, PCBs or bacteria have shown any evidence of any significant public health hazard.” [New York Daily News, 10/11/2001 cited in Jenkins, 7/4/2003]
People and organizations involved: Environmental Protection Agency, Bonnie Bellow
          

(Early January 2002)      911 Environmental Impact

       EPA spokeswoman Bonnie Bellow tells the Washington Post: “There is nothing we have found that is at a significant level that would say you should not come here to live or work.” [The Washington Post, 1/8/2002]
People and organizations involved: Environmental Protection Agency, Bonnie Bellow
          

(January 13, 2002)      911 Environmental Impact

       Bonnie Bellow, spokeswoman for the EPA's region II office in New York tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the EPA is not responsible for testing homes and businesses. “That's not our job and we have no policies or procedures for doing that type of testing,” she claims. “We've never had to worry about asbestos in houses before.” [St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/13/02; St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/14/2002] Bellow's statement is contradicted by the EPA's record and the agency's obligations under the National Contingency Plan (NCP) (see After November 1, 2001).
People and organizations involved: Bonnie Bellow, Environmental Protection Agency
          

(Early February 2002)      911 Environmental Impact

       EPA spokeswoman Bonnie Bellow states, “Based on our findings, and now really more than 10,000 samples of a wide range of substances, we have found no significant long term risk posed by the outdoor air.” [USA Today, 2/7/2002 cited in Jenkins, 7/4/2003; USA Today, 2/7/2002]
People and organizations involved: Bonnie Bellow, Environmental Protection Agency
          

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