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EPA finally moves to label some ‘forever chemicals’ as hazardous

by Washington Post | August 26, 2022
“Since EPA does not appear to be ready to regulate all PFAS as a class, it may be condemned to playing a futile game of regulatory whack-a-mole for generations to come,” said Tim Whitehouse, executive director of the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. ...

Exclusive: Biden administration’s slow pace to repair BLM has delayed climate goals, PEER report says

by Washington Post | July 19, 2022
In falling behind on its promise to fix Trump-era systemic issues at the Bureau of Land Management, the Biden administration has derailed many of its own climate goals, according to a new report from the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility shared exclusively ...

Biden administration moves to curtail toxic ‘forever chemicals’

by Washington Post | October 18, 2021
Another interest group, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), called the EPA’s new road map “woefully inadequate” to offset “an escalating PFAS contamination crisis.” The road map is essentially “future promises of planning to plan,” the group said. ...

Letter to the Editor: More lessons from the pandemic

by Washington Post | November 18, 2020
“The Nov. 15 editorial “To catch a killer” ​was spot on as far as the world’s need to learn from the current pandemic to prevent the next one. It identified several concrete steps but omitted one. ​A​ travesty​ occurred​ in ​April​ when President Trump, based ...

The Energy 202: Oil companies that bought back their stock got $15.5 million in government coronavirus funds

by Washington Post | May 14, 2020
“The Western Watersheds Project and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a lawsuit in federal court arguing that the Interior secretary violated the Constitution and federal law when he kept David Vela and William Perry Pendley in place as “de facto” leaders of ...
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