Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


Agencies investigate EPA disaster



Agencies investigate EPA disaster
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) inspector general and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have launched a probe looking into the toxic water spill at Gold King mine last year. The agencies are investigating whether any federal officials engaged in criminal activity in the buildup to and aftermath of a leak… Read More

When is an emergency an emergency?



When is an emergency an emergency?
Ever heard of the Gold King Mine or the Animus River in Colorado? Well by now most Americans have. On August 5, 2015, a week ago today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was conducting an investigation of the long-closed mine to determine how to stop the slow release of contaminated… Read More

Multi-agency exercise prepares for nuclear incident



Multi-agency exercise prepares for nuclear incident

In early May, the Department of Defense hosted a multi-agency exercise to prepare agency experts to respond to home-grown terrorists and a nuclear incident...

EPA and DOT join U.S. Customs and Border Protection Import Safety Center



EPA and DOT join U.S. Customs and Border Protection Import Safety Center

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently signed agreements with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHSMA) to enhance information sharing among the agencies...