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Civil Penalties for Polluters Dropped Dramatically in Trump’s First Two Years, Analysis Shows

From: Milbank Monitor

"Government figures show the EPA has hit a 30-year low in the number of pollution cases referred for criminal prosecution. Justice Department data released Tuesday,…

EPA Clouding Access To Staffers' Views On Mine, Enviros Say

From: Law 360

“U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staffers involved in the Clean Water Act permit process for a $1 billion planned copper and nickel mine in Minnesota told a state agency they…

Government Shutdown Becomes a ‘Polluters Holiday’

From: Environment News Service

“Federal biological, pollution, and food safety monitoring has been suspended as hundreds of thousands of federal workers are furloughed and forbidden…

EPA should be making more criminal referrals for polluters

From: Kentucky Kernel

“The story reported that EPA referrals resulted in 62 federal convictions in the year 2018, making it the fewest convictions since 1995. Under Bill Clinton’s presidency…

Meet 3 women who stood up to Trump to protect the American people — and lost their jobs

From: The Hill

“Southerland resigned from EPA in early August 2017 and explained her decision in a farewell letter published by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER),…


News Releases

FOREVER CHEMICAL REQUIRES CRADLE-TO-GRAVE APPROACH

To Stem Exponential Spread All PFAS Chains Must Be Classified Hazardous

EPA FUMBLES ARTIFICIAL TURF SCIENCE

Agency Had No Scientific Basis for Downplaying Toxic Exposure Risks

EPA STAGES EMPLOYEE VIDEO CONTEST

Pizza Party for Lean Management Video Winners

EPA DROPS SURPRISE INSPECTIONS

“No Surprises” Policy Aims to Avoid Embarrassing State Agencies

EPA PLANS TO SKEW PERMIT APPEALS TO AID POLLUTERS

Ability of Affected Communities to Appeal Permits on Chopping Block