EPA

EPA Political Appointees Violate Science Integrity Rules

For Immediate Release: Sunday, January 19, 2020 Contact: Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Complaint Details HQ Systematically Sidelining Science in WOTUS Review Washington, DC — In preparing one of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s...
EPA Science Advisors Slam EPA’s Proposed Water Rule

EPA Science Advisors Slam EPA’s Proposed Water Rule

A working group of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Scientific Advisory Board is the latest group to blast the Administration’s efforts to drastically scale back clean water protections in the United States. At issue is a proposed new definition...

Federal Pollution Prosecutions Continue to Fall

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (240) 247-0296 Federal Pollution Prosecutions Continue to Fall EPA Criminal Enforcement Program Continues to Shrivel under Trump Washington, DC — Criminal anti-pollution enforcement continues to...

EPA Stacks the Deck on Pollution Permit Appeals

For Immediate Release Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 EPA Stacks the Deck on Pollution Permit Appeals EPA to straight-jacket its quasi-independent appeals board by determining what it could hear and how it could rule Washington, DC — Challenging a pollution...

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...