Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

NEW SAFEGUARDS FOR FRACKING FLUID DISCHARGE

Segregation, Tighter Monitoring and Ingredient Disclosures for Wyoming Permits

OBAMAS TIMID CHEMICAL SAFETY LEGACY

EPA Plan Limited, Largely Voluntary and Leaves Largest Threats Unabated

PEBBLE MINE PSEUDO-CONSPIRACY ENTRAPS EPA RETIREE

Phil North Subpoenaed from Australia for Deposition in Farfetched Lawsuit

NEW FEDERAL ARTIFICIAL TURF STUDY WILL LEAD TO MORE QUESTIONS

One-Year Window Focused on Defining “Knowledge Gaps” on Exposure and Effects

MYSTERY EVACUATION HIGHLIGHTS INEPT EPA CRISIS MANAGEMENT

EPA Official Who Contaminated His Office Promoted to Head Emergency Response

TIMID STEP TOWARD STEMMING PHARMACEUTICAL POLLUTION

EPA Admits Growing Water Contamination but Tackles Only Tiny Fraction of Flow

HOW EPA FACILITATES AUTO EMISSION FRAUD

Agency Doubles Down on Outmoded Dynamometers While Eschewing In-Use Data

EPA STEALTH ROLLBACK OF SCHOOL PCB SAFEGUARDS

Material and Exposure Testing Discouraged; Child Exposure Levels Loosened

EPA SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY POLICY STUCK IN UTERO

Several Key Components Still Missing with No Scheduled Completion

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE BECOMING JUST A PLATITUDE AT EPA

New “Action Plan” Neuters Enforceable Protection for Overburdened Communities



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