Department of Interior

News Releases

OSHA TO INTERIOR WORKERS – DROP DEAD

OSHA Refuses to Inspect Despite Mounting Health Complaints

INTERIOR HQ MODERNIZATION MAKING WORKERS SICK

Fumes and Smoke Entering Offices; Employee Health Complaints Ignored

THE IMMACULATE SCANDAL: BIG CYPRESS OIL SCAMMERS GO SCOT-FREE

After Three Years, Interior Inspector General Finds No One Responsible

“FEE-FOR-SCIENCE” PLAN DROPPED BY INTERIOR

Fundraising Quotas for Scientists Abruptly Axed After Media Inquiries

FEDERAL SCIENTISTS TOLD TO RAISE RESEARCH FUNDING

Each Must Generate $110,000 a Year to Avoid Bad Performance Rating

9TH CIRCUIT NOMINEE IN THE LOOP ON GRAZING DEAL

New Questions on Myers’ Veracity Warrant Investigation

NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT 9TH CIRCUIT NOMINEE ROLE IN SLEAZY DEAL

“Deflector General” Tries to Blame Myers’ Out-of-Control Subordinates

NEW REPORT RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT 9TH CIRCUIT NOMINEE

Inspector General Slams Sleazy Grazing Deal That Myers Commissioned

“CULTURE OF FEAR” AT INTERIOR

Agency-wide Survey Shows Wide Expectation of Retaliation & Unfairness

UTAH LAND TRADE REFERRED TO ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR PROSECUTION

Special Counsel Withholds Norton's Probe into Whistleblower Allegations

White Papers
Tortoise on the Half-ShellEnvironmental Malpractice at Mojave National Preserve (November 1999)
Details an inside account about how a federal agency legally dedicated to conservation has abdicated its responsibilities to the direct detriment of the natural resources and wildlife in its care. As a consequence of political presure and bureaucratic inertia, legal mandates have been flaunted, critical scientific data ignored and park managers have taken the posture that grazing at Mojave NP is, and will likely remain, unmonitored, unregulated and untouchable. more >>

War of AttritionSabotage of the Endangered Series Act by the U.S. Department of Interior (December 1997)
The U.S. Department of the Interior consistently ignores its own scientists' recommendations to list species as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). To stall discussion and shift the burden, the Department of the Interior is waiting for Congressional approval for a reauthorization bill that would greatly weaken the act. more >>

Surveys
2005  Interior Biologists Told To Fundraise

Other PEER Activities
Protest of Nomination of Craig Manson, for Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks