The new regulations repeal a Trump-era rule, called the “Dirty Water Rule” by many, that left millions of acres of ...
Under DeSantis, More Inspections, More Pollution but Less Enforcement
Report on Enforcement Efforts by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection – Calendar Year 2021
Florida’s Fabled “Forgotten Coast” Beset by Torrent of Sewage Violations
Almost All 30x30 Waters in Remote Pacific; Scant Safeguards for the Rest
PEER continues to work to compel Exelon Corp., owners of the Conowingo Dam, to clean it up and mitigate the ...
DESCRIPTION: Letter to MPCA regarding the impaired waters list, to consider expanding the type and levels of PFAS ...
Report on Enforcement Efforts by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection – Calendar Year 2020
Inspections and Eco-Compliance Tumbled in 2020 among Enforcement Gaps
Troubled Florida Water Utility Faces Gauntlet of Public Health Challenges
DESCRIPTION: Letter to Chad Hardy regarding wastewater permits for the City of Delray Beach
TO: Chad ...
More than 400 Sewage Overflows in Last Five Years; Almost No Enforcement
Delray Plagued by Persistent Contamination with Partially Treated Sewage
The strength of pollution regulation in the U.S. relies on enforcement, and the agency in charge is falling down ...
Final Rule Perpetuates Risk to Minority Communities
“Forever Chemicals” Potentially Spread Over Millions of Acres
Maryland Must Set Health Standards for Toxic “Forever Chemical”
Federal Action Sought to Stop Sewage Discharges Befouling Sakonnet Harbor
Since 2004, PEER has examined Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) files to assess pollution ...
Kyla Bennett testified in front of the Colorado Oil and Gas Commission to require a robust analysis of the impacts ...
EPA delayed and continues to delay release of its interactive PFAS map, which shows local sources of PFAS, forever ...
Florida Needs to Develop Monitoring Program and Safety Standards
Governor DeSantis’ Pollution Control Record Even Weaker Than Scott’s
Former DOE scientist Bill Dam reveals groundwater contamination coming from several former uranium mills in ...
Spills Risk COVID Exposure Yet No Abatement or Enforcement
Overflows into Drinking Water Sources May Create New Infection Vectors
EPA Rule Paves Way for Destruction of Wetlands and Small Streams
Dangerous Levels of PFAS in Drinking Water Without Enforceable Limits
Big Discharge Slated for Merrimack River – Water Source for Half-Million
To Stem Exponential Spread All PFAS Chains Must Be Classified Hazardous
Evidence compiled by the government’s own experts is our most valuable asset in demonstrating the irrationality of ...
Impact of Proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Redefinition on Wetlands and Waters in South Dakota
State’s Drinking Water, Flood Control, and Wildlife Habitat at High Risk
Virtually All Rivers and Streams, Many Wetlands to Lose Legal Protection
Impact of Proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Redefinition on Wetlands and Waters in New Mexico
As two PEER staffers, we are here to let you know some of the water issues we are working on and why we are ...
“Action Plan” Too Weak and Limited to Meaningfully Protect Public Health
Extensive Edits Embedded in Public Comment Page Eviscerate EPA Action Plan
Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Nation’s Drinking Water Quality
The proposed FY 2020 budget cuts $8.124 million (8%) from the drinking water program.
Proposed Rewrite of WOTUS Threatens U.S. Water Security
Study to look at relationship between PFAS exposure and select health outcomes
“Forever Chemical” Buildup in Food Chain Affects Game and Fish in Toxic Hotspots
Army to Give Both Immediate Relief and Long-Term Treatment for Hard-Hit Town
Federal Intervention Needed If State Continues to Ignore Major Pollution Violations
Pesticides and Pollution Runoff Imperil North America’s “Duck Factory”
Most Waters and Wetlands Would Lose Legal Protections against Pollution and Fill
Clewiston Phosphorus and Other Pollution Violations Go Unpunished and Unabated
Retired EPA Experts Discuss Lack of Early Warning System to Avert Lead Drinking Water Tragedies
Continued Illegal Discharges Amid Record Gulf Red Tide Outbreaks
Agency Still Lacks Early Warning System to Avert Lead Drinking Water Tragedies
On-Again Off-Again Clean Water Rule Protects Both Water Quality and Quantity
EPA Classifies the Vast Majority of Our Marine Waters “Impaired” by Pollution
More Than Half of U.S. Rivers and Two-Thirds of Lakes and Reservoirs Impaired
Supplemental Filing to Justify Jettisoning Clean Water Rule Runs Further Aground
Non-Enforcement Leaves Florida’s Longest River with Excess Bacteria and Nutrients
Lack of State Enforcement vs. City of Lynn Haven Triggers Intervention Petition
Pruitt Strips EPA Offices of Decision Power on Pebble Mine and Other Big Projects
An anthropologist in the University of Michigan-Dearborn's Department of Behavioral Sciences, Brian works as an ...
Schools, Day-Care, Nursing Homes Lack Warning on Unsafe Drinking Water
No Notice to Residents at Thousands of Sites Polluted by Leaking Petroleum Tanks
Repeal and Replace Waters of U.S. Safeguards Rooted in “Alternative Facts”
WOTUS Repeal Cost-Benefit Study Premised on Wetlands Having Zero Value
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
Ultra-High Exposures in Water after Nuclear Release but Details Remain Cloaked
State Potable Water Program Is a Shambles and Getting Significantly Worse
Widespread Potable Water Violations but Virtually Nonexistent Enforcement
EPA Hiding True Impacts and Limiting Public Comment on Radioactive Water Plan
Thousand-Fold Increase Following Fukushima-Type Incident – More than Bush Plan
Highlands Septic Study Faces Retraction Demand
Hundreds of Violations Repeatedly Forgiven in Name of “Compliance Assistance”
Timid Step Toward Stemming Pharmaceutical Pollution
Rulemaking Petition Urges EPA to Ban Surface Discharge of Fracking Fluids
Many Million Gallon/Day Dischargers Remain in Noncompliance for Years
Regulatory Ruses to Evade Legal Duty to Impose Meaningful Pollution Controls
Land Use Driving Nutrient Loading; Pollution Diet Needed to Avert Tipping Point
Cuivre River State Park Multiple Failures May Point to Uninspected Water Towers
Corporate-Dominated Science Board Asks DuPont to Self-Assess Chemical Effects
Latest Christie Rollback for Developers Reverses 40-Year Public Health Policy
State Ignores Its Own Water Tower Standards as Whistleblower Hearing Nears
Compromise Reopens Some Trails, Closes Some and Requires Restoration for Others
EPA Let Vinyard Run out the Clock on Complaint without Determining Violation
State Pollution Permitting Standards Warped to Accommodate Corporate Agenda
Scathing Palm Beach Health Department Findings Prompt Slap-on-Wrist Settlement
Contaminated Water Confirmed in State Parks during 2012 Peak Visitation Season
Whistleblower Cites Contaminated Water in State Parks and Lax Enforcement
Legislation Would Limit Science That Could Be Used for Risk Assessments
Abandonment of Climate Preparedness Work Aggravates Garden State’s Plight
EPA Figures Show Grim Pollution Realities on 40th Anniversary of Clean Water Act
No Buffer Zone or Other Effort to Minimize Pesticide Discharge into Water Bodies
Palm Beach Health Department Notice of Violation Orders Immediate Corrections
Science “Advisors” Push Dramatic Relaxation of Groundwater Cleanup Standards
Sell State Lands to Foreign Nations, Move Offices to Parks and Pelletize State Forests
Environment Secretary Vinyard’s Current Claims Contradict His Previous Filings
Tennessee Project Prompts Suit Notice for Clean Water Act Violations
EPA Still Reviewing Status of Unknown Number of Garden State Toxic Hotspots
Federal Complaint Cites Major Continuing Pollution by Florida Wastewater Facility
Secretary Vinyard May Lose Authority over Water Quality Regulation at Key Time
EPA Funding of State Water Quality Programs in Jeopardy; Complaint Filed