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News Releases

CREW AND PEER SUE PRUITT AND EPA OVER FEDERAL RECORDS LAW VIOLATIONS

Washington—Scott Pruitt and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appear to be violating federal records laws by systematically failing to create and maintain documents of essential EPA activities,…

PROMISED EPA SCIENTIFIC FREEDOMS REAL OR A MIRAGE?

Pruitt Sued to Produce Noninterference Directives He Claims to Have Issued

PRUITT SUPERFUND PLAN LEAVES NO FINGERPRINTS

Task Force Viewed No Material, Produced No Notes or Draft Recommendations

EPA URGED TO CLOSE DIRTY WATER PUBLIC NOTICE LOOPHOLES

Schools, Day-Care, Nursing Homes Lack Warning on Unsafe Drinking Water

PRUITT REFUSES TO REVEAL HIS CLIMATE SCIENCE

His Lawyers Call Lawsuit for Studies Discounting Human Role “a Trap”

PRUITT’S EPA STRATEGIC PLAN IS A CYNICAL JOKE

Plan Makes a Mockery of EPA Mission; Goals Undercut by Pruitt’s Actions

PRUITT’S EPA: LEARNING TO LOVE RADIATION

Public Told “No Harmful Health Effects” from Significant Radiation Exposure

TRUMP’S RADICAL ROLLBACK OF CLEAN WATER PROTECTIONS

Repeal and Replace Waters of U.S. Safeguards Rooted in “Alternative Facts”

EPA ENFORCEMENT PICK TO SERVE WITHOUT SENATE CONFIRMATION

Susan Bodine Starts as “Special Counsel to Administrator on Enforcement” on Tues.

EPA CRIMINAL POLLUTION ENFORCEMENT WITHERING AWAY

Number of Criminal Investigators, Cases Opened, and Convictions Nosediving



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