toxic waste

NRC Stages Swift Sweeping Rollback During Pandemic

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 2, 2020 Contact: Jeff Ruch (510) 213-7028; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org Vast Amounts of Rad Waste Slated for Disposal by Unlicensed Operators Washington, DC — As the nation is focused on the coronavirus pandemic, the Nuclear...

PFAS Taints Upper Hudson Valley

For Immediate Release: Saturday, March 14, 2020 Contact: Kevin Bell (240) 247-0298 New York State Must Act to Close Toxic Landfill Washington, DC — PEER urged the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) yesterday to close a toxic landfill that...

Court Finds Toxic Violations in Malibu Schools

Court Finds Toxic Violations in Malibu Schools Judge Finds that PCBs Exist Throughout the Schools and Must be Cleaned Up Washington, DC — A federal court has ruled in favor Plaintiffs Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and America Unites for...

EPA Badly Fumbles Jersey Pompton Lakes Toxic Cleanup

EPA Badly Fumbles Jersey Pompton Lakes Toxic Cleanup Permit Withdrawal Throws Eco-Safeguards into Doubt While Adding Years of Delay Trenton — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making one of the nation’s longest toxic removal operations even longer with the...

EPA Intervention Needed for Weak Florida Pollution Response

EPA Intervention Needed for Weak Florida Pollution Response Petition Filed for Federal Enforcement Takeover in Palm Beach Contamination Case Tallahassee — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needs to take immediate enforcement action to redress dangerous and...