Biologists, business owners, advocates ramp up efforts to staunch wolf killing

by Susan Sargent | September 27, 2021
While wildlife advocates have called on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to relist the wolf, the agency has said it would review the status of the species but won’t step in now. On Monday, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the Center for Biological Diversity ...

Report Says Colo. Air Permitting Flaws Not Due To Foul Play

Colorado’s process for issuing air quality permits has flaws, but the evidence doesn’t support allegations that mistakes were motivated by managers’ bad intent or fraud, an independent probe by Troutman Pepper has found. The law firm conclude that Colorado’s ...

Webinar | Hair on Fire and Yes Packages!

Second in a series of webinars that examines how risk assessments for new chemicals have been improperly altered to benefit the chemical industry ...

Colorado air quality division issued permits despite potential violations of EPA standards, report finds

by Susan Sargent | September 26, 2021
The employees also alleged CDPHE was “suppressing information” and “approving air quality permits” that models showed would violate national air quality standards — the latter of which was substantiated. With the help of Maryland-based organization Public Employees for ...

Report: Alleged fraud by air agency not substantiated

by Susan Sargent | September 25, 2021
The whistleblowers said that in March, Garry Kaufman, the division’s director, banned its modeling staff from conducting any review of EPA standard compliance in the case of hourly emissions standards for nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide, three-hour standards for sulfur dioxide, and ...