Environmental Protection Agency

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

EPA OVERSIGHT OF STATE PERMITS EVAPORATING

Staff Ordered Not to Transmit Comments Even on Controversial Projects

EPA PRESS OFFICE DISTRIBUTES TRUMP CAMPAIGN PROMO

U.S. Special Counsel Asked to Look at EPA Press Office Hatch Act Violations

IS EPA TRULY TRANSPARENT NOW THAT PRUITT IS GONE?

Lawsuit Induced Wheeler to Make a New Records Policy and Transparency Vow

CRIMINAL ENFORCEMENT COLLAPSE AT EPA

Lowest Number of New Anti-Pollution Cases in 30 Years

FEDERAL SHUTDOWN BECOMING A POLLUTERS HOLIDAY

Humans and Wildlife at Risk by End of Critical Monitoring and Pollution Testing



White Papers
Trading Thin AirEPA's Plan to Allow Open Market Trading of Air Pollution Credits (June 2000)
This report details the problems plaguing EPA plans for open market trading of air pollution credits and explains their consequences for public health and the environment. more >>

Murky WatersAn Inside Look at EPA's Implementation of the Clean Water Act (May 1999)
An inside look at EPA's implementation of the Clean Water Act. This report contains a set of recommendations to remedy the deficiencies in the water quailty assesment for our nation's rivers and streams. more >>

Genetic GenieThe Premature Commercial Release of Genetically Engineered Bacteria (August 1995)
The EPA is preparing to approve the first commercial release of genetically engineered bacteria for use in agriculture. EPA scientists charge that the agency has not adequately assessed the environmental or human health risks of releasing this new life form into the environment. more >>

Surveys
2010  2010 EPA Criminal Investigation Division Agents Survey

2003  EPA Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics & Training Survey

2003  2003 PEER Survey of EPA Region 8 Employees

1998  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 1 Survey

Other PEER Activities
PEER Campaign: EPA and Human Testing

PEER Opposition to the Confirmation of Donald Schregardus as Assistant Administrator for Enforcement & Compliance Assurance (OECA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Read PEER's comments on the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) proposed rulemaking