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Zoë Read/WHYY

Zoë Read is a Delaware reporter for WHYY News.
She received her Bachelor’s in English from the University of Delaware in 2011. While at the university, Read was the managing editor for the features section for the student newspaper, The Review.
She received her Master’s in Journalism from Columbia University in 2012. While at the university, Read wrote a 6,000 word thesis on HIV/AIDS in Harlem. An excerpt of the piece was later published on theatlantic.com.
Read most recently worked for the Capital newspaper in Annapolis, where she covered Anne Arundel County news. While at the paper, she won awards from the MDDC Association for her work in arts & culture, health, environmental and public service journalism.
Read’s freelance work also has been featured in the Kansas City Star, the Detroit News and the online version of The Atlantic.

Latest by Zoë Read/WHYY


Environmental advocates applaud EPA plan to address PFAS, but say more is needed

The agency said the three-year plan would prevent this class of toxic chemicals from being released into the environment and speed up the cleanup process.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Environmental group sets its hopes high for EPA’s coming PFAS ‘roadmap’

Advocates with the Environmental Working Group want EPA’s plan to set standards for drinking water and groundwater cleanup, as well as to set limits on industrial discharges.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

DEP seeks public comment on plan to clean up decades-old contamination at Bishop Tube site

The DEP says its goal is to get the site cleaned up to its standard regardless of the status of any current or future development plans.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Groups to share $11.5M in federal funding to clean up, boost access to Delaware Watershed

Projects in Pennsylvania include developing a watershed restoration plan for the Lower West Branch of the Red Clay Creek Watershed in Chester County.

By Zoë Read/WHYY