Minnesota Power Plant Must Undergo Environmental Review

by | June 23, 2022
Public Utilities Commission Agrees with Petitioners that New Oil-Fired Unit Must Be Studied Under MEPA ...

PFAS subgroups could be subject to Superfund law

by E & E News | June 22, 2022
The group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has been one of many organizations repeatedly calling for class-based regulation that would see all PFAS facing restrictions. “The more we learn, the more toxic we understand these chemicals to be,” said Kyla Bennett, ...

Chemical board chair faced EPA watchdog investigation

The revelation that OIG launched a review of Lemos comes amid an unfolding saga that has seen her resigning from the agency. In an email obtained by the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Lemos told CSB staff that she was providing six weeks of notice, “ ...

Chemical Safety Board Chair Katherine Lemos resigns

by Safety+Health Magazine | June 21, 2022
“As requested by Congress and the Executive Branch, I contributed significantly to restoring the integrity and efficiency of the CSB in meeting its mission,” Lemos wrote in an email to agency staffers posted online by watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility ...

BLM Oil Exemptions Undercut Sage Grouse Safeguards

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More Than 80 Waivers from Just 3 Field Offices Prompt Call for Inquiry and Lawsuit ...