Environmental Protection Agency

News Releases

EPA AGENTS FIGHTING ECO-CRIME DROP AS SECURITY DETAIL GROWS

Fewer Investigators Translates into Fewer Referrals, Prosecutions, and Defendants

EPA PROMISES STEPS TO PREVENT CHILD-LEAD DUST EXPOSURE

Whistleblower Disclosure Forces Grudging Progress in Housing Renovation Program

SF-OWNED HUNTERS POINT PARCELS SOIL TESTING FALSIFIED

EPA Finds 93% of Soil Samples Unreliable on Parcels Transferred to City in 2015

COURT ORDERS PRUITT TO PRODUCE HIS ALTERNATE CLIMATE SCIENCE

EPA Must Look for Any Scientific Study Supporting Pruitt’s Doubts on Human Role

PRUITT LEGAL DEFENSE FUND UNETHICAL AND POSSIBLY CRIMINAL

Attorney General Asked to Review Pruitt’s Fundraising to Fend Off Official Inquiries

HUNTERS POINT RADIATION PROBLEMS WORSEN

Navy Says Tetra Tech Building Radiation Survey Data Are Also Bogus

PRUITT’S NEW DIRTY AIR PLAN HATCHED BEHIND THE SCENES

Ambient or Outdoor Air Pollution Standards Set for Rollback per Industry Playbook

EPA’S NEW SCIENTIFIC TRANSPARENCY EXEMPTS PESTICIDES

Industry Pesticide Registration Data Hidden from Public and Outside Pruitt Plan

RADIATION PROBLEMS MULTIPLY FOR SAN FRANCISCO’S HUNTERS POINT

Nearly All U.S. Navy Radiation Samples Were Falsified, Fraudulent or Unreliable

LAWSUIT PROBES EPA’S WEAPONIZED PRESS OFFICE

Disinformation Campaign against Outspoken Departing Employee Targeted



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