Protecting Public Health
Environmental and health specialists are heartsick over the malfeasance of their agencies in failing to protect the health of children, workers and the public at large. We expose information about the effects of environmental toxins on public health, challenge industry capture of our regulatory agencies, and fight for an effective safety net to protect us from dangerous toxins.
The dangers of artificial turf such as toxic chemicals and carcinogens, including PFAS, are well documented.
The US Chemical Safety Board is failing in its duty to monitor, investigate and report on chemical safety accidents in the U.S.
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NEWS FROM PEER
Music City Gold is a home fertilizer made with Nashville sewage waste
Environmental contamination of PFAS has exceeded a new planetary boundary or environmental limits within which humans can survive.
Workers imperiled by failures to flag serious known hazards.
New Advisories Ignore Precursors That Transform into Most Toxic Fluorinated Chemicals
Nonregulatory Health Advisories on Just Four of Thousands of PFAS
Documents Show EPA Has No Consistent Definition of PFAS
Water Board Hearing on Santa Susana Cleanup Axed as Localities Protest
Water Board Chair Replaced by Former Boeing Consultant Before Hearing
A new Mexico Dairy farmer who lost his entire herd to PFAS contamination is yet another tragic example of the EPA’s lack of action on PFAS regulation.
Four policy steps to reduce zoonotic disease risks and prevent future pandemics that stem from human interaction with wildlife.
On May 11, 2022, the Colorado Legislature tackled the PFAS contamination crisis by passing one of the most comprehensive state bills restricting PFAS.
Whistleblowers Decry Inaction & Reprisal on Wildlife Disease Lab Breaches
As thousands of communities throughout the country find their water and food contaminated on with PFAS, the pressure is on EPA to act.
EPA’s Definition Misses Many Toxic and Persistent Chemicals
Groups Seek State Testing and Monitoring at Lowry Landfill Superfund Site
Boston Globe climate reporter Sabrina Shankman moderates a discussion with PEER’s Kyla Bennett, scientists and town members about PFAS impacts and solutions.
Latest Monitoring Report Underlines Need for Stricter Contamination Curbs
Crippling Staff Shortage in Chemical Safety Work Continues in 2022 Budget
EPA staff are under pressure, and often retaliated against, to remove chemical hazard information and to keep quiet about it.
Safe Fruit & Vegetable Cultivation Should Be EPA Remediation Yardstick