National PSR and a coalition of nonprofit organizations and scientists have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. EPA, asking the court to throw out a new EPA policy barring anyone receiving grant money from the agency from serving on its scientific advisory panels.
With EPA captured by industry, Chesapeakee PSR is working to protect our children's health from dangerous pesticides.
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) must take steps to clean up toxic waste discharges from the Maryland coal-fired power plants.
Chesapeake PSR and groups filed a notice of intent to sue the EPA over coal-fired power plant pollution from five upwind states.
Chlorpyrifos is harmful to human health. Six AGs and a dozen groups challenged EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision not to ban the toxic pesticide from US food crops.
Chesapeake PSR joined a second lawsuit against the EPA for its failure to timely respond to our petition requesting that EPA object to the proposed air pollution permit issued by the Maryland Department of the Environment for the Fort Smallwood coal-fired power complex.
Chesapeake PSR joined other environmental and health groups in a lawsuit to prevent Scott Pruitt's EPA from unlawfully rolling back important health protections for our nation's waterways from toxic water waste from US coal power plants.
Attacking and suppressing science is becoming the norm in the U.S., whether it's Scott Pruitt's EPA refusing to ban chlorpyrifos or USDA dropping a plan to test food for glyphosate. It falls on all of us to protect science.
The federal budget is not just a financial ledger, it is a statement about the values that drive our country. It helps define who we are as a society, and the direction we want to take as a country. That is why we are appalled at the budget plan proposed by President Trump.
Donald Trump's choice to lead EPA, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, has spent his career working to dismantle basic public health protections. National PSR is working to stop his appointment.
A lawsuit on coal-fired power in Maryland filed by the Environmental Integrity Project was joined by Chesapeake PSR and other environmental groups. The lawsuit is against the EPA to respond to our petition objecting to the air pollution permit issued by Maryland MDE for the Morgantown coal-fired power plant.
The pesticide atrazine likely harms most species of plants and animals, including mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles, the U.S. EPA recently concluded. Atrazine is also known to harm human health. Leading up to the 2017 legislative session, Chesapeake PSR will work with experts to better understand the extent of the problem in Maryland, and to consider possible legislative responses.
USEPA rejected the Maryland Department of the Environment's challenge on SO2 emissions, saying the state does not meet federal air quality standards. Now Maryland must come up with a plan to reduce pollution from the Wagner coal-fired power plant south of Baltimore in Anne Arundel County.