Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

EPA REFUSES TO STUDY RISKS OF COAL ASH USES IT ENDORSES

Scientists Told Agency Does Not Want Safety Concerns Raised about Coal Ash

EPA THROWS ROADBLOCK AT BAY STATE SOUTH COAST RAIL PROJECT

“Unacceptable Impact” and Inaccurate Assessment Dim Prospects for New Rail Line

EPA WAVES RED FLAG ON BAY STATE RAIL PROJECT

Rapid Bus More Practical and Less Harmful than Running Train through Swamp

EPA HALTS HEIGHTENED MONITORING OF FUKUSHIMA FALLOUT

No New Milk, Rain or Drinking Water Sampling for another Three Months

STRONG FEDERAL ACTION NEEDED NOW AT TOXIC JERSEY DUPONT SITE

Spreading and Uncontrolled Contamination in Hundreds of Pompton Lakes Homes

WIDELY USED ANTIBACTERIAL TRICLOSAN SHOULD BE BANNED

Rising Threat to Human Health and Environment Yet No More Effective than Soap

GULAG EPA – REPORT FINDS DISCRIMINATION MELTDOWN

Ineffective EPA Civil Rights Office “Lost Sight of Its Mission and Priorities”

EPA CONTINUES TO PROMOTE COAL ASH WITHOUT KNOWING RISKS

Inspector General Excoriates EPA for Blocking Risk Assessments and Screening

KOCH PAPER MILL PROFITS FROM WEAK POLLUTION REGULATION

Demand for EPA Intervention to Stem Enormous Effluent Flow from Arkansas Plant

EPA CRIMINAL INVESTIGATORS MAKE FOR THE EXITS

High Number of Special Agents Transfer Out of Troubled Criminal Program in 2010

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