Public Health

Kyla Bennett talks to MWRA about PFAS

Kyla Bennett talks to MWRA about PFAS

New England PEER Director, Kyla Bennett talks to Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, a public authority in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that provides wholesale drinking water and sewage services to certain municipalities and industrial users in the state,...
Massachusetts Concedes Aerial Spraying Largely Ineffective

Cal/OSHA Inspectors AWOL During Pandemic

For Immediate Release:  Thursday, July 2, 2020 Contact:  Jeff Ruch (510) 213-7028; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org Cal/OSHA Inspectors AWOL During Pandemic Growing Backlog of Workplace Complaints; Vacancies Remain Unfilled   Washington, DC — California’s workplace...
PEERMail: Wrong Approach to Reopening

PEERMail: Wrong Approach to Reopening

Wrong Approach to Reopening Three months into the COVID-19 pandemic, federal agencies are under tremendous pressure from the White House to bring those who have been working at home back to their offices. That is the wrong approach to reopening. COVID-19 isn’t going...

EPA Failing CDC Criteria for Re-Opening Offices

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Contact: Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org EPA Failing CDC Criteria for Re-Opening Offices No Regional Office Meets “Gating Criteria” or Ensures CDC Safeguards Washington, DC — Under White House...