Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

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

EPA CRIMINAL POLLUTION ENFORCEMENT CRATERING

Referrals, Prosecutions, and Convictions Continue Freefall to Historic Lows

EPA MOVES TO EVISCERATE EMPLOYEE UNIONS

Union Powers Sharply Curtailed in Non-Bargained 7-Year “Agreement”

REFINERY FIRES NEEDLESSLY RISK MASS CASUALTY EVENTS

EPA Action Needed to Ban Chemical Threatening Bhopal-Like Tragedies

SUPPRESSED EPA CONCERNS ABOUT MEGA-MINE SURFACE

Billion $ Minnesota Nickel /Copper Mine Will Cause Big Pollution Headaches

EPA RESPONSE TO “FOREVER CHEMICAL” CRISIS A TOTAL DUD

“Action Plan” Too Weak and Limited to Meaningfully Protect Public Health

TRUMP’S RAPIDLY SHRIVELING PFAS RESPONSE

Extensive Edits Embedded in Public Comment Page Eviscerate EPA Action Plan



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