Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

EPA SUED FOR 9/11 FIRST RESPONDER NEGLECT

Woefully Lax EPA Corrosive Dust Standards Endanger Responders and Residents

EPA BADLY FUMBLES JERSEY POMPTON LAKES TOXIC CLEANUP

Permit Withdrawal Throws Eco-Safeguards into Doubt While Adding Years of Delay

EPA’S CLUELESS EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

Administrator’s Jet-Fueled Climate Change Tour Only Produces Carbon Pollution

EPA’S NEW STRATEGIC PLAN SUCKS

Pollution Enforcement Deemphasized in 5-Year Plan Promising Eco-Progress

EPA RETRACTS SYNTHETIC TURF SAFETY ASSURANCES

New Agency Posting Stresses Uncertainty amid Wide Range of Chemical Exposures

MISGUIDED MASSACHUSETTS COAL ASH GREENHOUSE GAS CREDIT PLAN

Ignoring Massive GHG from Coal Combustion Vitiates State Climate Control Goals

EPA WEARS TWO HATS REGULATING BUSINESS “PARTNERS”

Call for IG Review of Regulatory Conflicts and Value of EPA Tech Developments

EPA UN-FIRES 9/11 WHISTLEBLOWER BUT VOWS TO TRY AGAIN

Bizarre Reversals Confront Scientist Who Sounded First Responder Alarm

EPA MOVES TO FIRE 9/11 WHISTLEBLOWER – AGAIN

Scientist Who Disclosed First Responder Risks Faces Removal after Restoration

EPA IS GRAVEYARD FOR RULEMAKING PETITIONS

One Analysis Shows Tiny Fraction Answered; Most Languish for Decades

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White Papers
Trading Thin AirEPA's Plan to Allow Open Market Trading of Air Pollution Credits (June 2000)
This report details the problems plaguing EPA plans for open market trading of air pollution credits and explains their consequences for public health and the environment. more >>

Murky WatersAn Inside Look at EPA's Implementation of the Clean Water Act (May 1999)
An inside look at EPA's implementation of the Clean Water Act. This report contains a set of recommendations to remedy the deficiencies in the water quailty assesment for our nation's rivers and streams. more >>

Genetic GenieThe Premature Commercial Release of Genetically Engineered Bacteria (August 1995)
The EPA is preparing to approve the first commercial release of genetically engineered bacteria for use in agriculture. EPA scientists charge that the agency has not adequately assessed the environmental or human health risks of releasing this new life form into the environment. more >>

Surveys
2010  2010 EPA Criminal Investigation Division Agents Survey

2003  EPA Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics & Training Survey

2003  2003 PEER Survey of EPA Region 8 Employees

1998  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 1 Survey

Other PEER Activities
PEER Campaign: EPA and Human Testing

PEER Opposition to the Confirmation of Donald Schregardus as Assistant Administrator for Enforcement & Compliance Assurance (OECA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Read PEER's comments on the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) proposed rulemaking