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
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
After PEER FOIAs and a lawsuit, EPA releases a trove of information on PFAS contamination throughout the United States. Find out more here.
FTC Enforcement Urged to End Deceptive Turf Industry Greenwashing
Lawsuit to Uncover Turf Industry Greenwashing in 30×30 Conservation Plan
First Major Test for State’s New Environmental Justice Action Task Force
EPA Data Depict Vast Uncontrolled and Spreading Web of PFAS Waste
Recently obtained data from EPA documents what is likely only a small fraction of the generation and disposal of PFAS waste across the country.
PEER Suit Prompts EPA to Unearth Over 1,300 Industry Chem Substantial Risk Reports
Lawsuit to Excavate 1,200+ Buried Industry Chemical Hazard Reports
Auto Workers and Consumers Exposed without Any Health Warnings
State Permits Santa Susana Demolition Without Controls on Dust Plumes