PEERMail | Disappearing Records at EPA

by Susan Sargent | August 31, 2021
EPA appears to have illegally purged records that don't support the agency's decisions or that show internal dissent or controversy ...

Letter to David S. Ferriero – Records Act Violations – 08-26-2021 (PDF)

by Susan Sargent | August 26, 2021
DESCRIPTION: Letter to David S. Ferriero regarding Federal Records Act Violations by the EPA TO: David S. Ferriero FROM: PEER DATE: August 26, 2021 TAGS: EPA, Whistleblowers, Records Act ...

Formaldehyde Causes Leukemia, According to EPA Assessment Suppressed by Trump Officials

by Susan Sargent | August 19, 2021
“Just knowing that the IRIS assessment acknowledges that formaldehyde causes myeloid leukemia is huge, regardless of what the value is,” Jennifer McPartland, a senior scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund, said after being told about the main findings of the draft assessment. “ ...

National Park Service still waiting for Biden to pick a director

by Susan Sargent | August 18, 2021
“There’s a real problem with not having a leader at the head of the agency. It’s killing morale. Killing morale,” Kristen Brengel, senior vice president for government affairs with the National Parks Conservation Association, said in an interview. Jeff Ruch of the Public Employees ...

Letter to Dr. Michal Freedhoff – Chemicals Division -08-10-2021 (PDF)

by Susan Sargent | August 10, 2021
DESCRIPTION: Letter to Dr. Michal Freedhoff regarding the hardships in the New Chemicals Division at the EPA TO: Dr. Michal Freedhoff, EPA Assistant Administrator FROM: Tim Whitehouse / PEER DATE: August 10, 2021 TAGS: OCSPP, EPA, TSCA ...