Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

LEAD-SAFE REPAIR RULES FOR PRE-1978 BUILDINGS ENACTED

Long Overdue Step Closes Main Pathway to Childhood Lead Poisoning in the U.S.

EPA PUSHING PESTICIDE PROMOTIONS ON SAFETY LABELS

Environmental Agency Will be Entangled in Details of Marketing Campaigns

EPA DROPPED BALL ON PHARMACEUTICALS IN DRINKING WATER

Decade Behind Statutory Deadlines to Screen Chemicals from Drinking Water

GROWING NO CONFIDENCE CHORUS CONFRONTS EPA HEAD

Scientist Unions Pledge to Secede from Cooperative Forum, Citing Rising Distrust

EPA KISSES OFF FLORIDA’S WETLANDS

Developer Sway in EPA Breeds Algal Blooms and Aquifer Contamination

LAWSUIT SETTLEMENT SECURES LEAD-SAFE HOUSING RULES

Bush Administration Commits to Standards for Repairs of Older Buildings

EPA SCIENTISTS CONDEMN AGENCY’S GREENHOUSE GAS WAIVER DENIAL

EPA Staff Decry Hypocrisy of Johnson’s Pledges of Scientific Rigor and Openness

LIVESTOCK LOBBY PRESSURES TO RETAIN WILDLIFE POISONS

Two Front Battle to Block Legislative Ban and EPA Registration Revocation

EPA FIGHTS LEGAL BID TO RE-OPEN WORLD TRADE CENTER PROBE

Whistleblower Seeks Restoration of Independent EPA Ombudsman

EPA TO SURRENDER ALL DOCUMENTS ON CALIFORNIA WAIVER DECISION

Congress to Determine Whether Johnson Ignored His Legal and Technical Staff

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