Public Health

Environmental and health specialists are heartsick over the malfeasance of their agencies in failing to protect the health of children, workers and the public at large. We expose information about the effects of environmental toxins on public health, challenge industry capture of our regulatory agencies, and fight for an effective safety net to protect us from dangerous toxins. 

PFAS

The EPA is failing to protect the public from the health risks of this new class of chemicals.

Artificial Turf

Human health risks from toxic chemicals and known carcinogens found in synthetic sports fields and playgrounds made from shredded tires remain largely unstudied

Sick Schools

Contaminated soil, air born pollutants and toxic building materials should have no place in our schools.

Toxic Cleanups

EPA and state governments often fail to clean up some of the most dangerous toxic sites.

Refinery Explosions

Refinery explosions and dangerous chemicals threaten large populations centers.

Coal Combustion Waste

Toxic coal ash is in a growing stream of consumer, agricultural and commercial products without oversight

NEWS FROM PEER

Dark Waters and the Threat of PFAS Chemicals

We aren’t usually in the movie promotion business, but we did want to tell you about the movie Dark Waters and how it relates to our work at PEER. Dark Waters is a recently released movie based on a true story about a lawyer and a community who fought DuPont chemical...

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Dark Waters and the Threat of PFAS Chemicals

We aren’t usually in the movie promotion business, but we did want to tell you about the movie Dark Waters and how it relates to our work at PEER. Dark Waters is a recently released movie based on a true story about a lawyer and a community who fought DuPont chemical...

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EPA Weaponizing Water

Last week, EPA's Inspector General slammed the agency for repeatedly looking the other way when public water systems don't inform their customers of violations that could jeopardize their health. The IG found that EPA does a poor job of oversight and of warning the...

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