Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

EPA IS GRAVEYARD FOR RULEMAKING PETITIONS

One Analysis Shows Tiny Fraction Answered; Most Languish for Decades

DON’T DRINK THE FRACKING FLUIDS!

Toxic Well Flowback Pumped for Consumption by Wildlife and Livestock

EPA AND MICHIGAN FACE SHOWDOWN ON WETLAND PROTECTIONS

Pending Bill Violates Federal Law and Threatens Michigan’s Wetlands Delegation

EPA DROPS CONFLICT-OF-INTEREST PROBE OF TOP FLORIDA OFFICIALS

EPA Let Vinyard Run out the Clock on Complaint without Determining Violation

WHITE HOUSE APPROVES RADICAL RADIATION CLEANUP ROLLBACK

Civilian Cancer Deaths Expected to Skyrocket Following Radiological Incidents

FEDS SHOULD DROP SYNTHETIC TURF SAFETY ASSURANCES

Newer Studies on Risks, Especially for Children, Absent from Official Assessments

MOST U.S. WATERS ARE POLLUTED AND GETTING DIRTIER

EPA Figures Show Grim Pollution Realities on 40th Anniversary of Clean Water Act

ANOTHER TOP FLORIDA OFFICIAL FLOUTS FEDERAL CONFLICT RULES

Deputy Secretary’s Industry Ties Disqualify Him from Water Pollution Oversight

BIGGEST AERIAL SPRAYING IN BAY STATE LEAVES BIG QUESTIONS

Mosquito Spraying for Equine Encephalitis Lacks Permit and Adequate Monitoring

FDA SUED TO FORCE RELEASE OF LIVESTOCK DRUG RECORDS

Evidence of Agency Effectiveness in Combatting Rising Antibiotic Immunity Sought

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