Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

EPA FALSE CLAIMS OF GREENHOUSE GAS SAVINGS FROM COAL ASH

Complaint Filed to Delete Inaccurate Statements from EPA Website and Publications

EPA NEEDS BROADER APPROACH ON ANTIMICROBIALS

Rise of “Super Bugs,” Health and Environmental Effects Ignored in Agency Reviews

COMPROMISED COAL ASH RULE BELATEDLY UNVEILED

Late Changes Tip Scales against Tough Regulation as Gray Areas Abound

WIDESPREAD ASBESTOS VIOLATIONS IN MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOLS

EPA Intervention Demanded to Eliminate Asbestos Problems before Schools Reopen

EPA SCIENCE DIVORCED FROM NEEDS AND DISCOMBOBULATED

Science Advisory Board Seeks Better Integration of Science into Agency Decisions

U.S. JUDGE THREATENS EPA WITH CONTEMPT ON EVERGLADES

EPA Administrator Jackson Personally Summoned to Detail Pollution Compliance

EPA PUTS OFF NEW PROTECTIONS FOR FLORIDA’S COASTAL WATERS

New Scientific Peer Review Defers Estuarine and Coastal Standards until 2011

SOARING USE OF COAL WASTE IN HOMES RISKS CONSUMER HEADACHES

Could Chinese Wallboard Problems Start to Plague U.S. Industry?

RADIATION EXPOSURE DEBATE RAGES INSIDE EPA

Plan to Radically Hike Post-Accident Radiation in Food & Water Sparks Hot Dissent

EPA-INDUSTRY COALITION BLUNTS TOUGHER STATE COAL ASH RULES

Coal Ash Industry Enlists EPA to Quash Tighter State Regulatory Proposals

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