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Watch Out, Tortoise: Karen-Budd Falen Is in Charge.

From: Sierra

"Like putting Genghis Khan in charge of a day-care center.” That’s how a spokesperson for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility responded to Karen Budd-Falen’s…

This Chemical Kills. Why Aren’t Regulators Banning It?

From: New York Times

"Last month’s spectacular explosions at a large Philadelphia oil refinery complex injured five workers, terrorized city residents and drove up gasoline prices.…

Philadelphia Explosion Underscores Danger of Refineries Using Hydrogen Fluoride

From: Truthout

"Aging refineries are playing Russian roulette with American population centers,” said Tim Whitehouse, a former enforcement attorney with the U.S. Environmental Protection…

Lawmakers talk legislation in response to FOIA changes

From: The Hill

"It would definitely be an amendment to FOIA, those aren’t that uncommon,” Kevin Bell, staff counsel for the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, on what…

How Secure Is Wilderness In The National Park System?

From: National Parks Traveler

"Who controls the administration in Washington can impact candidates for wilderness designation. According to Buono, while the initial Park Service environmental…


News Releases

EPA DROPS SURPRISE INSPECTIONS

“No Surprises” Policy Aims to Avoid Embarrassing State Agencies

PROMISED CRACKDOWN ON PARK OVERFLIGHTS YET TO TAKE OFF

Facing Lawsuit, FAA and Park Service Vow Action after Years of Impasse

POLITICIZED SCIENCE THE BANE OF THE MEXICAN WOLF

Study Dissects How Politics Skewed Science to Jeopardize Wolf Survival

EPA PLANS TO SKEW PERMIT APPEALS TO AID POLLUTERS

Ability of Affected Communities to Appeal Permits on Chopping Block

COYOTE KILLING CONTESTS DON’T BELONG IN NATIONAL PARKS

Petition Presses Cape Cod Seashore to Sharply Limit Carnivore Hunting