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Ruling Bares Reprisal Culture Atop USGS Lab

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 6, 2022 Contact: Paula Dinerstein pdinerstein@peer.org (202) 265-6391 Peter Jenkins pjenkins@peer.org (202) 265-4189 Jeff Ruch jruch@peer.org (510) 213-7028   Ruling Bares Reprisal Culture Atop USGS Lab Judge Finds...

Boeing’s Weak Santa Susana Cleanup Triggers Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 6, 2022 Contact Jeff Ruch, PEER, jruch@peer.org (510) 213-7028 Melissa Bumstead, Parents Against Santa Susana Field Lab Santasusanacampaign@gmail.com (818) 233-0642 Denise Duffield, Physicians for Social Responsibility,...

EPA Says Hunters Point Will Never Be Fully Cleaned

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Contact: Jeff Ruch jruch@peer.org (510) 213-7028   EPA Says Hunters Point Will Never Be Fully Cleaned   EPA Plans to Ignore Prop P Mandate and Its Own Superfund Standards   Oakland, CA —The U.S. Environmental...

PEERMail | Shocking News on Pesticides

Shocking News on Pesticides PEER is urgently asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban the use of PFAS in pesticides and to require that every manufacturer test every registered product and certify that they do not contain PFAS. This request comes on the...

COMMENTARY | Glacier Skies to Finally Go Quiet

Glacier Skies Finally Go Quiet In the late 1990s, incessant helicopter flights of tourists over Glacier National Park often hovered over terrified wildlife. Park protests to local air operators did not curb these low-flying overflights even during sensitive periods,...

Maine Eyeing Sears Island for Port Again

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Contact: Kyla Bennett kbennett@peer.org (508) 230-9933 Steve Miller [IIT] iitsmill@gmail.com (207) 734-6907 Rolf Olsen (FOSI) rolf.e.olsen@gmail.com (603) 443-0011   Maine Eyeing Sears Island for Port Again...

Substantial PFAS Contamination Found in Pesticides

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 26, 2022 Contact: Kyla Bennett kbennett@peer.org (508) 230-9933 Substantial PFAS Contamination Found in Pesticides Threat to Food Chain Justifies Ban of All Pesticides Containing PFAS Washington, DC — New research has documented...

PEERMail | Save the EPA

Save the EPA Tomorrow, thousands of people from around the country will take part in a rally outside of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters in Washington, DC to protest EPA’s inaction on protecting children from cancer and illnesses. A determined...

USGS Inches Toward Accreditation of Wildlife Disease Lab

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 14, 20221 Contact: Jeff Ruch jruch@peer.org (510) 213-702 Peter Jenkins pjenkins@peer.org (202)265-4189    USGS Inches Toward Accreditation of Wildlife Disease Lab Independent Review to Prevent Biosafety and Animal...

Food Supply Chain Imperiled by PFAS-Laden Barrels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 12, 20221 Contact: Kyla Bennett, kbennett@peer.org (508) 230-9933 Peter Jenkins pjenkins@peer.org (202)265-4189    Food Supply Chain Imperiled by PFAS-Laden Barrels EPA Confirms PFAS in Fluorinated Containers Leach into...

COMMENTARY | The Worst Kind of Backroom Deal

The Worst Kind of Backroom Deal It is time to work to stop the Manchin-Schumer side deal to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). On August 16, President Biden signed the IRA, a multi-faceted piece of legislation addressing climate change, oil and gas development and...

EPA’s Belated PFAS Pesticide Ingredient Ban Does Little

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 7, 20221 Contact: Kyla Bennett, kbennett@peer.org, (508) 230-9933   EPA’s Belated PFAS Pesticide Ingredient Ban Does Little Banning a Dozen Inert Ingredients Does Not Stem PFAS Agricultural Spread   Washington, DC —...

PEERMail | Climate Change, Plastics and Our National Parks

Climate Change, Plastics and Our National Parks Plastics are not only one of the most persistent pollutants on Earth, but their production also creates greenhouse gas emissions that are a major driver of global warming. According to a study by the Center for...

NOAA Trashes Seabeds It Studies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 29, 2022 Contact: Jeff Ruch jruch@peer.org (510) 213-7028 Monica Mercola mmercola@peer.org (202) 265-4187  NOAA Trashes Seabeds It Studies Call for NOAA to End Research Bottom Trawling in Gulf of Mexico   Washington, DC — The...

PEERMail | Save the Right Whales

Save the Right Whales Extinction is a choice that humans often make about animals that inhabit the earth. Nowhere is that truer than with the North Atlantic right whale. With less than 350 individuals left, the future of this whale is bleak. For too long, the National...

Testing Reveals High Levels of PFAS in Tennessee Fertilizer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, August 15, 2022Contact:Scott Banbury, Sierra Club Tennessee, 901-619-8567Barry Sulkin, PEER, bsulkin@peer.org, 615-255-2079   Testing Reveals High Levels of PFAS in Tennessee Fertilizer Music City Gold is a home fertilizer made with...

Eco-Studies Releasing Most Potent Greenhouse Gas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 15, 2022 Contact: Jeff Ruch jruch@peer.org (510) 213-7028 Chandra Rosenthal crosental@peer.org (303) 898-0798 Monica Mercola mmercola@peer.org (202) 265-4187   Eco-Studies Releasing Most Potent Greenhouse Gas NSF Projects in...