Many environmental groups want to cultivate access to the Obama administration (or have staff who are now appointees or hope to be appointed). So, these organizations are now loath to do anything that might curry official displeasure and have suspended the watchfulness and resistance they aggressively displayed under Bush.
The need for public oversight and involvement did not end on Inauguration day. If you think this scrutiny is needed, be a part of the change we need:
- Watch with us. Tell us the issues we are missing.
- Guide us. Join the Obama Watch Steering Committee to oversee and put your name on this effort [email us info[at]peer[dot]org]
- Help us. Support PEER