drinking 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...

EPA’s Hypocritical Drinking Water Proposal

For Immediate Release: May 02, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 EPA’s Hypocritical Drinking Water Proposal Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Nation’s Drinking Water Quality Washington, DC – EPA Administrator Wheeler has identified drinking water protection...

EPA Has Done Little to Prevent Future Flint Crises

For Immediate Release: Oct 24, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 EPA Has Done Little to Prevent Future Flint Crises Agency Still Lacks Early Warning System to Avert Lead Drinking Water Tragedies Washington, DC — Despite numerous admonitions over more than a...

Drinking Water for Third of U.S. in Legal Tug-Of-War

For Immediate Release: Oct 01, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Drinking Water for Third of U.S. in Legal Tug-Of-War On-Again Off-Again Clean Water Rule Protects Both Water Quality and Quantity Washington, DC —The source for drinking water to one in three...