Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

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

EPA CLAIMS IMMUNITY FROM LEAD-SAFE HOUSING DUTY

Agency Asserts Its Environmental Responsibilities Evaporate After Six Years

EPA SCIENTISTS LOSING ACCESS TO JOURNALS

Cuts in Subscription Budgets Take Scientific Journals and Eco-News Offline

EPA TURNS BLIND EYE TO DANGERS OF MOSQUITO MISTING SYSTEMS

States and EPA Staff Calling for Restrictions on Automatic Pesticide Sprinkler Sales

EPA CLOSING ITS HEADQUARTERS LIBRARY OCTOBER 1

Congress Asks for Review of Effects on Research, Regulation and Enforcement

BUSH ADMINISTRATION PLANS EVEN BIGGER EPA CUTS FOR ‘08

Lab Closures, Buyouts and Other “Disinvestments” on the Drawing Board

ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT CONTINUES DECLINE UNDER BUSH

Sharp Drop in New Case Referrals Means Fewer Civil and Criminal Prosecutions



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