EPA

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...

Treasure Island Superfund Denial Based on Misinformation

For Immediate Release: Sep 18, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 High Hazardous Rankings Overlooked on Assumption of Quick Easy Cleanup Oakland, CA — San Francisco’s Treasure Island was not designated a Superfund site, despite earning a U.S. Environmental...
WOTUS Redefinition: South Dakota

WOTUS Redefinition: South Dakota

Impact of Proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Redefinition on Wetlands and Waters in South Dakota Available for download South Dakota originally contained an estimated 2.7 million acres of wetlands. Today, less than 1.8 million acres remain due to filling, draining,...
EPA Fumbles Artificial Turf Science

EPA Fumbles Artificial Turf Science

For Immediate Release: Aug 06, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Agency Had No Scientific Basis for Downplaying Toxic Exposure Risks Washington, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first attempt to characterize the toxic elements in artificial...

EPA Stages Employee Video Contest

For Immediate Release: Jul 25, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Pizza Party for Lean Management Video Winners Washington, DC — Amid reports of cratering morale, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants its employees to shoot videos of interactions with...