EPA

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...

New EPA Appointee Awash in Toxic Recusals

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Contact: Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Regional Administrator for New England Carries Heavy Baggage from Dow Boston — The corporate experience of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s...

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...