clean water

Sewage Spills Pose COVID-19 Risks  

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Contact: Tim Whitehouse, 240-247-0299; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org   Overflows into Drinking Water Sources May Create New Infection Vectors   Washington, DC — The virus SARS-CoV-2, which causes Coronavirus, is...

Colorado Lags in Controlling Forever Chemicals

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 19, 2019 Contact: Chandra Rosenthal (303) 898-0798; Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Colorado Lags in Controlling Forever Chemicals Dangerous Levels of PFAS in Drinking Water Without Enforceable Limits Denver — Colorado residents...

Massachusetts Issues Permit for PFAS It Is Fighting

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Contact: Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Big Discharge Slated for Merrimack River – Water Source for Half-Million Washington, DC — The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is spending millions to...

Forever Chemical Requires Cradle-to-Grave Approach

For Immediate Release: Sep 19, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 To Stem Exponential Spread All PFAS Chains Must Be Classified Hazardous Washington, DC — The absence of any federal standards for tracking and managing wastes contaminated with per-and...