Former EPA regional chief to lead Beyond Petrochemicals Initiative

April 28, 2023
Heather McTeer Toney, who led EPA Region 4 during the Obama administration, is leaving her current position as a top official at Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to lead the Beyond Petrochemicals Initiative, a Bloomberg Philanthropies campaign that “will aim to halt the rapid expansion of petrochemical and plastic pollution in the United States.” Toney, who had been serving as EDF’s vice president of community engagement, announced earlier this week that she will become the new executive director of the Petrochemicals...

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