Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

CONSERVATION GROUPS CHARGE EPA WITH VIOLATING ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT

Call for fisheries biologists to evaluate pollution discharged into critical habitat

EPA DUMBING DOWN ITS RESEARCH

Shrinking Environmental Research Budget Siphoned Off to Other Tasks

EPA OKAYS CHEMICAL TESTING ON FETAL TISSUE

Mysterious Language Change Buried within Final Human Subject Testing Rule

EPA CONTINUES TO SCREEN ALL INTERVIEWS WITH SCIENTISTS

EPA Will Not Match “Open Science” Policies Adopted at NASA and NOAA

EPA SURVEYS NEWS EDITORS TO ASSESS ITS IMAGE

Tax Dollars Used to Bolster Agency’s Tattered Reputation

EPA SUED FOR IGNORING LEAD POISONING HAZARDS

More than One Million Children at Risk from Lead Paint Exposure in Older Homes

EPA TO EXPAND USE OF HUMAN CHEMICAL EXPERIMENTS

Public Comment Period Closes Today on EPA Plan

DEVELOPERS REPRESENTED BY TOP EPA OFFICIAL SENTENCED TO PRISON

EPA Official Testified Against His Own Agency at Criminal Trial

EPA CREATES “INTELLIGENCE” UNIT IN NEW REORGANIZATION

Office of Children’s Health Protection Axed

EPA BECOMING ARM OF CORPORATE R & D

Bush Nominee to Head EPA Research Program Opposed

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