Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

CORPORATE TAKEOVER OF NEW JERSEY’S ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Hand-Picked Science Advisors Meet in Secret to Produce Un-Reviewed Reports

EPA DEBARMENT PROBES DISCREPANCIES BY TOP FLORIDA OFFICIAL

Environment Secretary Vinyard’s Current Claims Contradict His Previous Filings

CRUSADING EPA SCIENTIST RETURNED TO WORK

Her Termination Thrown Out due to Constitutional Violations by Agency

EPA DISCLOSES NINE MORE SUPERFUND-ELIGIBLE SITES IN NEW JERSEY

Thirty Five Sites Passed Over for Superfund Relief; One More Site Still Pending

EPA CRIMINAL INVESTIGATORS CONTINUE EXODUS

Special Agent Level Falls below Statutory Minimum but CID Offers No Explanation

TWENTY SEVEN NEW JERSEY SUPERFUND-ELIGIBLE SITES LEFT OFF LIST

EPA Still Reviewing Status of Unknown Number of Garden State Toxic Hotspots

EPA CORRECTS CLEANUP STANDARD FOR INDUSTRIAL SOLVENT

Agency Mistakenly Relaxed 1,4 Dioxane Standard by More Than 50-Fold

LAWSUIT TO UNCOVER TOXIC HISTORY OF NEW JERSEY

U.S. EPA Will Not Release Hazardous Ratings for Pompton Lakes and Other Sites

OBAMA EPA IGNORES PUBLIC HEALTH LESSONS OF 9/11

Pending Legal Action to Resurrect EPA Ombudsman Function Shuttered in 2002

PREVENTING ANOTHER 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS TRAGEDY

Irresponsible EPA Corrosive Dust Standards Uncorrected a Decade after WTC

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