PFAS

Jeff Ruch

Jeff Ruch was the Executive Director of PEER from 1997-2019 and now serves as Director of Pacific PEER, headquartered in California. Prior to that Jeff was the Policy Director and a staff attorney at the Government Accountability Project representing whistleblowers from both the public and private sector. Before coming to DC, Jeff worked in California state government for 17 years, mostly in the State Legislature as counsel to various committees where he drafted literally hundreds of laws on topics ranging from energy conservation to the rights of employed inventors. Jeff served stints as a deputy district attorney, an appellate court clerk and is a graduate of the California Correctional Officers Academy.

PFAS Found in Widely Used Insecticide  

by | March 26, 2021
Environmental groups call on EPA and Maryland to find and eliminate source ...

Letter to Maryland Dept of Agriculture and Environments – PFAS in mosquito control – 03/24/2021 (PDF)

by | March 24, 2021
DESCRIPTION: Letter to inform Maryland Department of Agriculture and Maryland Department of the Environment about the presence of PFAS in the pesticide Permanone 30-30 used by Maryland and other states in their mosquito control programs TO: Secretary Joseph Bartenfelder, Maryland ...

Letter to Michael Regan – PFAS in mosquito control – 03/24/2021 (PDF)

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DESCRIPTION: Letter to inform EPA about the presence of PFAS in the pesticide Permanone 30-30 used by Maryland and other states in their mosquito control programs TO: EPA Administrator Michael Regan FROM: PEER and Maryland Pesticide Education Network DATE: March 24, 2021 TAGS: EPA, ...

PEERMail | Fraud in EPA’s Chemical Assessments 

by | March 1, 2021
Toxic chemicals that are banned elsewhere continue to flood onto the U.S. market and fraudulent studies at the EPA are making matters worse ...

BLOG | EPA’s Bad Chemistry Is Killing Us 

by | February 25, 2021
We cannot afford to wait for EPA to finally become a 21st century regulator of harmful chemicals that find our way into food, water, and air ...
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