PEER Seeks EPA Data To Assess Legality Of Controversial Cleanup Decision

December 29, 2022
An environmental whistleblower group is petitioning EPA to release records relating to the agency’s decision to uphold a controversial and precedent-setting Trump-era Superfund cleanup decision at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge nuclear site, signaling that it plans to use the documents in part to determine whether the decision is lawful. “The requested documents will illuminate agency decision-making on a major issue of public health. The materials will illuminate whether [EPA] Administrator [Michael] Regan followed the dictates of law in...

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