National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

News Releases

HAWAII SEISMIC NETWORK STUCK BEHIND SCHEDULE

Promised Tsunami and Earthquake Monitoring System Less than Half Complete

NOAA SEA GRANT SEEKS TO DE-FUND SCIENTIST FOR ADVOCACY

Protest on Oil Industry Bias in Sea Grant Seen to “Cause Problems Nationally”

CLIMATE SCIENTISTS FREED FROM AGENCY GAG ORDER

Commerce Prior Review Policy Does Not Apply to National Weather Service Workers

LAME DUCK LAUREL TO NOAA STAFF FOR ANTI-WHALE WORK

Supreme Court Sonar Ruling Product of NOAA Appointee with Track Record

OCEAN FISHERIES PROTECTIONS TO BE WEAKENED

Bush Plan Would Give Industry Greater Power over Fishery Management Decisions

ATTACKS ON FISHING OBSERVERS RISE BY ALMOST HALF IN 2006

Number of Reported Threat and Harassment Cases Nearly Triple Since 2004

NOAA SHIFTING TO INDUSTRY CONTROL OVER FISHING OBSERVERS

Death Knell for Independent Monitoring of Marine Mammal and Over-Fishing Rules

CANADA ADVANCES RIGHT WHALE PROTECTIONS WHILE U.S. STALLS

White House Blocking Ship Speed Limits to Accommodate Foreign Flag Shippers

HIGH SEAS HARASSMENT OF NOAA FISHING OBSERVERS ON RISE

As Incidents Proliferate, NOAA Stops Keeping Track

WHITE HOUSE WAITING GAME ON WHALE SAFEGUARDS

Time Is Running Out for Critically Endangered North Atlantic Right Whale

Surveys
2005  Political Appointees Pollute Waters at Ocean Agency

Other PEER Activities
Nearshore Coral Reefs in Florida Threatened

Working With NOAA to Save the Sanctuaries

PEER's comments about NOAA's proceeding to organize organize social and economic data collection pertaining to the Bay of Alaska fisheries.

Attack on the Corps Destructive Tendencies

Beach Renourishment along Florida’s Treasure Coast.

Estuary Habitat Restoration

FCC/USACE Damage Reefs

PEER assessment of NOS pending Fair Market Value Rulemaking and Working With NOAA

PEER Campaign: Whale Collisions

Preventing Federal Agencies from Damaging Nearshore Coral Reefs

Read about PEER’s efforts on behalf of the U.S. FWS Critical Habitat Designation of plant species of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

Read PEER's comments in the proceeding designating critical habitat for 37 endangered species on Lanai.

Sedimentation-- a Waste of Resources that Damages Reefs

The second concern of the PEER’s Hawaiian agenda entails proposed restrictions on the ‘take’ of sea turtles in island waters.