EPA

Trump Administration’s Wetland Deception 

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Contact:  Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org One Federal Agency Lauds Wetlands as Another Seeks Their Destruction Washington, DC — Two federal environmental agencies are taking diametrically opposed positions on the ecological...

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...

Suit Against EPA’s Elimination of Clean Water Protections 

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Contact:  Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org Suit Against EPA’s Elimination of Clean Water Protections  EPA Rule Paves Way for Destruction of Wetlands and Small Streams CHARLESTON, S.C. – Public...

EPA COVID-19 Guidance Sows Employee Confusion   

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Contact:  Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org Superfund Inspectors Unsure about PPE and Other Key Health Issues Washington, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is directing critical workers in its Superfund program...

New Water Rule Guts Wetlands Projects 

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Contact:  Peter Jenkins (202) 265-4189   EPA’s Analysis Finds Nearly Half Billion Dollars in Annual Business Losses Possible     Washington, D.C. — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) buried its own...