Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

PESTICIDES TO CARRY CELEBRITY PLUGS AND CHARITY PROMOTIONS

EPA Set to OK Marketing Tie-Ins on Labels Once Limited to Safe Usage Information

EPA TAKES FIRST STEP TO BAN WILDLIFE POISONS

Federal Register Notice Asks for Public Comments on Revoking Registration

HUMAN EXPERIMENT ETHICS REMAIN UNSETTLED AT EPA

Controversy Surrounding EPA Pesticide Experiments on Infants Lingers

EPA CELEBRATING LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK RINGS HOLLOW

Agency Illegally Delays Elimination of Major Lead-Paint Hazard to Children

EPA GROWING MORE DEPENDENT ON CORPORATE RESEARCH PACTS

Corporate Research Needs Met with Tax Dollars Outside of Congressional Review

SCANT IMPROVEMENT IN SOUTHEAST WATERS UNDER BUSH

EPA Searches for "Mid-Course Corrections" to Solve Poor Water Quality in Region

EPA STRIVES TO SCORE STYLE POINTS

Detailed Style Manual to Aid “Brand Extension” Yet No Plan for Global Warming

EPA TO CONTRACT OUT WATCHDOG FUNCTIONS

EPA Inspector General Shifting Focus to Emphasize Bush Management Agenda

EPA SCIENTISTS PROTEST PLANNED LABORATORY CLOSURES

Science Programs Called “Low Hanging Fruit” in Agency Budget Memo

MANURE PILES LEFT FOR NEXT ADMINISTRATION

EPA Defers Factory Farm Water Pollution Rules until February 2009

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