Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

LAKE O’S GATEWAY CITY SPEWING ILLEGAL WASTEWATER

Clewiston Phosphorus and Other Pollution Violations Go Unpunished and Unabated

TELE-PRESS CONFERENCE ON EPA FAILURE TO PREVENT FUTURE FLINT CRISES

Retired EPA Experts Discuss Lack of Early Warning System to Avert Lead Drinking Water Tragedies

EPA’S STEALTH RELAXATION OF OZONE STANDARD

Downwind States Must Endure More Ozone to Win Good Neighbor Protections

EPA HAS DONE LITTLE TO PREVENT FUTURE FLINT CRISES

Agency Still Lacks Early Warning System to Avert Lead Drinking Water Tragedies

EPA COMES UP EMPTY IN SEARCH FOR CLIMATE DENIAL SCIENCE

Agency Admits Lack of Evidence Supporting Alternative Climate Explanations

DRINKING WATER FOR THIRD OF U.S. IN LEGAL TUG-OF-WAR

On-Again Off-Again Clean Water Rule Protects Both Water Quality and Quantity

SUIT FOR SUPPRESSED EPA FORMALDEHYDE ASSESSMENT

Furious Industry Lobbying Has Kept Significant Public Health Report Under Wraps

AMERICA’S COASTAL WATERS, BAYS, AND ESTUARIES IN BAD SHAPE

EPA Classifies the Vast Majority of Our Marine Waters “Impaired” by Pollution

AMERICA LOSING THE WAR FOR CLEAN WATER

More Than Half of U.S. Rivers and Two-Thirds of Lakes and Reservoirs Impaired

PRUITT SCIENCE CENSORSHIP PLAN IS BIG TEST FOR WHEELER

Legally Dubious Curbs on Scientific Studies Hamstring Public Health Protections



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