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.
PEER is stepping up its efforts to ensure that public health experts have the capacity and the legal backing to speak truth to power and that government agencies continue their essential functions.
Colorado has been undermining its own air pollution experts for years in favor of easing requirements for industry.
The EPA is failing to protect the public from the health risks of this new class of chemicals.
EPA and state governments often fail to clean up some of the most dangerous toxic sites.
The US Chemical Safety Board is failing in its duty to monitor, investigate and report on chemical safety accidents in the U.S.
Human health risks from toxic chemicals and known carcinogens found in synthetic sports fields and playgrounds made from shredded tires remain largely unstudied.
Contaminated soil, air borne pollutants and toxic building materials should have no place in our schools.
Toxic coal ash is in a growing stream of consumer, agricultural and commercial products without oversight.
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Public Told “No Harmful Health Effects” from Significant Radiation Exposure
FAA Faulted for Failure to Implement 2000 Law for Management of Park Air Tours
Number of Criminal Investigators, Cases Opened, and Convictions Nosediving
New Policy Enables Administrator to Bypass Staff and Dispense Favors to Industry
Thousands Put at Risk by Eliminating Seismic and Water Monitors
Valles Caldera Minimizes Safety and Wildlife Impacts in Greenlighting Another Race
Special Counsel Orders Probe of Lead-Safe Renovations of Older Housing
Final Approval for Radical Radiation Rise in Water Supplies after Nuclear Release
EPA Hid Planned Exposure Levels 1,000s of Times Safe Drinking Water Act Limits
Far Fewer Local Weather Forecasters Limited to Working “Business Hours”
Ultra-High Exposures in Water after Nuclear Release but Details Remain Cloaked
Judge Finds that PCBs Exist Throughout the Schools and Must be Cleaned Up
EPA Hiding True Impacts and Limiting Public Comment on Radioactive Water Plan
New Review Should Revisit Unrealistic Assumptions that Sunk Stoughton Alternative
Thousand-Fold Increase Following Fukushima-Type Incident – More than Bush Plan
Yellowstone Ranger Decries Return to Garbage Bear Syndrome
EPA Plan Limited, Largely Voluntary and Leaves Largest Threats Unabated
Court Rejects School District Attempt to End PCB Contamination Lawsuit
Carbon Monoxide Detectors Most Cost-Effective Auto Safety Measure Since Seat Belt
Hundreds of Violations Repeatedly Forgiven in Name of “Compliance Assistance”