Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

RACIAL HARASSMENT RIFE IN EPA ENFORCEMENT OFFICE

“Management Mafia” Condones Slurs and Adverse Acts While Resisting Remedies

FEDS PROCEED QUICKLY ON STALLED NEW JERSEY TOXIC CLEAN-UPS

EPA Remediation Plan for Brick Township Landfill Ready for Public Review

EPA ELBOWS CORPS ASIDE TO PROTECT WESTERN RIVERS

L.A. and Santa Cruz Rivers Will Benefit from Clean Water Act Safeguards

STRING OF EPA LEGAL LOSSES ON EVERGLADES NO FLUKE

Latest Stinging Court Ruling Cites EPA Regional Office Clean Water Abdication

CLIMATE STAFF URGE EPA TO COME CLEAN BEFORE CONGRESS

“Professional Staff at EPA Has Nothing to Hide” Says Joint Letter to Johnson

EPA STAFF ORDERED TO STONEWALL INVESTIGATORS AND MEDIA

Employees Told Not to Answer Questions or “Make Any Statements”

EPA MISDEEDS ON TRIAL IN OMBUDSMAN WHISTLEBLOWER HEARING

Witnesses Detail 9/11 Contamination, Toxic Fertilizer and Litany of Other Failings

CAP & TRADE EMISSIONS CONTROL PLANS HAVE POOR TRACK RECORDS

Three Market-Based Air Pollution Programs This Decade Deemed Failures

EPA EXPERTS CAST DOUBTS ON GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS TRADING

Verification and Enforcement Challenges May Cripple Global Warming Strategy

EPA OPENS CHEMICAL RISK ASSESSMENT TO CORPORATE LOBBYING

New Process Marginalizes Government Scientists and Promotes Industry Influence

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