Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

LAWSUIT TO FORCE EPA TO REVEAL ITS RESEARCH PLANS

Bush-Era “Transformation” of EPA Science Arm Rests on New “Business Model”

HIGH CHROMIUM DANGER KNOWN BY NEW JERSEY LEADERS SINCE 2007

Lisa Jackson and DEP Brass Decided to Proceed As If New Data Did Not Exist

EPA RELEASES LIBBY CLEAN-UP REPORT

PEER Lawsuit Prompts Belated Disclosure of Major Unresolved Public Health Issues

SECRET EPA REPORT ON LIBBY CLEAN-UP SPARKS LAWSUIT

Early Test of Obama/Holder Doctrine on Freedom of Information Act Openness

DEMOCRATS PRESSURE EPA TO GREEN-LIGHT PORK

Rep. Frank Says EPA Will Bar Anyone with a “Record of Hostility” to Pet Project

MICHIGAN GIVE FEDS NOTICE OF SURRENDERING WETLANDS PROGRAM

U.S. EPA and Army Corps to Begin Take-Over of State Permits and Enforcement

MAINE’S SEARS ISLAND PORT PLAN SLAMMED

Wetland Mitigation Bank Falls Flat as Gambit for Cargo Container Port

WHY THE OBAMA CLIMATE CHANGE PLAN WON’T WORK

Political Support for Cap & Trade Will Not Overcome Its Practical Shortcomings

DOW DIOXIN DEAL FLYING UNDER EPA RADAR

Contamination Case in Closed-Door Negotiations for “Non-Regulatory” Resolution

LISA JACKSON SHOULD FULFILL EPA CONFIRMATION PROMISES NOW

Concrete, Enforceable Policies Needed to Back Scientific and Legal Reform Pledges

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