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

PEERMail: PFAS Action is Inaction

Nowhere are the consequences of the Trump Administration’s purge of scientists and the stacking of government positions with industry lobbyist more apparent than in its handling of calls to regulate PFAS chemicals- or perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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PEERMail: PFAS Action is Inaction

Nowhere are the consequences of the Trump Administration’s purge of scientists and the stacking of government positions with industry lobbyist more apparent than in its handling of calls to regulate PFAS chemicals- or perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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