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PEERMail: Exploding in a Neighborhood Near You

PEERMail: Exploding in a Neighborhood Near You

Politicians of both parties cite America’s crumbling bridges, dams, and other public infrastructure but few say anything about our aging industrial infrastructure.  Consider: Most all of America’s 148 refineries were built before 1985.  Most all suffer from aging...

Industrial Accident Emissions Reporting Plan Too Weak

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 CSB Proposal Would Not Produce Useful, Accurate, or Timely Information Washington, DC — A federal agency under court order to determine and disclose air pollutants accidentally...

EPA Declines to Avert Mass-Casualty Refinery Accidents

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Despite Near Misses, Agency Claims Ignorance on Hydrogen Fluoride Risks Washington, DC — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency refused to consider a legal petition seeking...

Refinery Fires Needlessly Risk Mass Casualty Events

For Immediate Release: Jun 25, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 EPA Action Needed to Ban Chemical Threatening Bhopal-Like Tragedies Washington, DC — Today, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a legal petition with the U.S....