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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

TRUMP’S CLEAN WATER DEBACLE

Proposed Rewrite of WOTUS Threatens U.S. Water Security

PFAS USE IN U.S. SKYROCKETS

EPA Not Stemming Massive Introductions of "Short-Chain" PFAS Chemicals

EPA PLAN TO SHIRK POLLUTION PROSECUTION ROLE

Corporate Compliance Now Presumed Despite Evaporation of Enforcement

PFAS BREAKTHROUGH IN MASSACHUSETTS

Army to Give Both Immediate Relief and Long-Term Treatment for Hard-Hit Town

MASSACHUSETTS SCARRED BY “FOREVER CHEMICAL” CONTAMINATION

Bay State’s Widespread and Severe PFAS Levels Are Test for New EPA Action Plan