Senior Manager, Safer Chemicals
Lindsay is a Senior Manager for Environmental Defense Fund’s Healthy Communities program. In this role, Lindsay supports EDF’s efforts to protect public health from toxic chemical exposures by improving chemical policy and practice in the public and private sectors.
Prior to joining EDF, Lindsay worked in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Children’s Health Protection as an Environmental Health Fellow for the Associations of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). While at EPA, she analyzed science and policy related to children’s exposure to pesticides, air pollution, toxics in consumer products, and other environmental contaminants.
Lindsay holds a master’s in Environmental Health Science from Columbia University and a bachelor’s in Biology from Haverford College.
- MPH, Environmental Health Science, Columbia University
- BS, Biology, Haverford College
American University and EDF, (2020) “Lead Pipes and Environmental Justice: A study of lead pipe replacement in Washington, DC,” Washington, DC.
Baehler, K., McGraw, M., Aquino, M., Heslin, R., McCormick, L., Neltner, T. (2022). Full Lead Service Line Replacement: A Case Study of Equity in Environmental Remediation. Sustainability, 14(1), 352.
Hiltner, S., Romero-Canyas, R., McCormick, L., and Neltner, T. (2019). “Using online tools to publicize lead service line locations and promote replacement,” AWWA Water Science, 1(1).
Lu, H., Romero-Canyas, R., Hiltner, S., Neltner, T., McCormick, L., and Niederdeppe, J. (2019) “Research to Move Toward Evidence-Based Recommendations for Lead Service Line Disclosure Policies in Home Buying and Home Renting Scenarios,” Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 16(6): 963.
McCormick, L., Lovell, S., et al. (2018) “Putting Children First: Tackling Lead in Water in Child Care Facilities,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC. EDF, (2017) “10 People and the Chemicals in their Midst,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
McCormick, L., Lovell, S., and Neltner, T. (2017) “Grading the Nation: State Disclosure Policies for Lead Pipes,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC. EDF, (2015). “Chemical Detection Project: New Technology Sheds Light on Chemicals in Our Environment,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
McCormick, L., O’Connell, R., Nowlan, A., Cantin, J., Nadeau, L., and McPartland, J., (2019) “Tracking Chemical Exposures: Insights on the market demand for personal chemical monitoring technologies,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
Stanbrough, E., McCormick, L., Barrett, J., and Barnett, M. O. (2021). “A critical opportunity: Detecting and reducing Led in Drinking Water at child care facilities,” Environmental Research.
Denver Water proves its Lead Reduction Program is a national model
January 3, 2023
Successful Denver Water Lead Reduction Program seeks 12-Year extension
September 22, 2022
New Study Highlights Lead in Water at Child Care Facilities and Holes in Current EPA Rule
October 27, 2021
At all costs: Failings of Trump EPA’s proposed TSCA fee rule
April 7, 2021
In major step, Chicago announces lead pipe replacement plan – but could it widen the equity gap?
October 6, 2020
Promising proposal for addressing lead in schools and licensed child care – but gaps remain
January 23, 2020
Denver Water proposes innovative plan to remove an estimated 75,000 lead service lines in 15 years
August 15, 2019
Why do we know so little about chemical exposures? Emerging technology could disrupt the status quo.
July 31, 2019
An EDF pilot: Tackling lead in drinking water at child care facilities
April 1, 2019
EDF to OMB: Ban on methylene chloride in paint strippers must protect workers in addition to consumers
February 7, 2019