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BLOG: EPA Should Sit Out Earth Day This Year

BLOG: EPA Should Sit Out Earth Day This Year

This April 22nd is the 50th Earth Day. While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been a part of most every Earth Day celebration since the event was founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, it is fair to say that by its recent actions the agency’s...

EPA Not on Emergency Footing 

For Immediate Release:  Thursday, April 9, 2020 Contact:  Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org Extraneous Activities Undercut “Primary Mission Essential Function” Washington, DC — Although the President has declared a national emergency in...

EPA Lead Plan Won’t Prevent Future Flints  

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Contact:  Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Loopholes and Limitations Hobble Removal of Lead from Drinking Water Washington, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s long-awaited plan...

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...
Groups Petition EPA to Regulate PFAS Waste

Groups Petition EPA to Regulate PFAS Waste

The absence of any federal standards for tracking and managing wastes contaminated with toxic per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) poses a major and growing threat to our health, water, and soil. That is why, on January 15, 2020, on behalf of the Green Science...