Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

EPA LIBRARY SYSTEM CONTINUES TO IMPLODE

Union Charges EPA with Unfair Labor Practice for Refusing to Consult on Closures

EPA LIBRARY SYSTEM IN SHAMBLES

On-Line System Unworkable After Physical Collections Dispersed

LEGAL BID TO BAN WILDLIFE POISONS

Petition Cites Bio-Terrorist Threat and Loss of “Non-Target” Animals

EPA OKAYS “CAUSE MARKETING” LABELS FOR PESTICIDES AND POISONS

Precedent Entangles EPA in Promotional Campaigns at Risk of Consumer Confusion

SENATE SHOULD REJECT EPA GENERAL COUNSEL NOMINEE

Actions Undermining Public Health Duties and Whistleblower Protection Cited

EPA SCRUBBING LIBRARY WEBSITE TO MAKE REPORTS UNAVAILABLE

Agency Sells $40,000 Worth of Furniture and Equipment for $350

EPA STIFLES INTERNAL WETLANDS PROTECTION PROTESTS

Political Appointees in DC to Vet All Objections to Army Corps Permits

EPA SCIENTISTS FILE MASS PETITION FOR ACTION ON GLOBAL WARMING

Majority of Entire EPA Workforce Calls for Regulation of Greenhouse Gases

EPA IS HASTILY DISPOSING OF ITS LIBRARY COLLECTIONS

Orders to Trash Library Holdings Stirs Protests

STEALTH CLOSURE OF PRINCIPAL EPA CHEMICAL LIBRARY

Unannounced Move Hampers Agency Scientists’ Review of New Chemicals



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