National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

News Releases

SURVEY CREATES CONTROVERSY INSIDE NOAA FISHERIES SERVICE

Director Hogarth Regards Survey Results as Personal Attack

POLITICAL APPOINTEES POLLUTE WATERS AT OCEAN AGENCY

Survey Shows Special Interest Influence and Altered Scientific Findings

RULE DELAYS DOOM RIGHT WHALE TO EXTINCTION, TOP ADVISOR SAYS

Marine Mammal Commission Call for Emergency Ship Strike Safeguards Ignored

ANOTHER RIGHT WHALE FEARED DEAD THIS WEEK

New Carcass Off Nantucket; One Percent of Population May Have Perished

NAVY KILLS PREGNANT RIGHT WHALE IN MID-ATLANTIC

Second Pregnant Female Victim of Ship Strike This Year

RIGHT WHALE TO BE STUDIED TO EXTINCTION

Latest Protection Plan Is "Too Little, Too Late"

FEDERALS CONSIDER PROTECTION FOR IMPERILED CHERRY POINT HERRING

Scientists initiate status review in response to citizen petition

WHALE WATCHING TAKES TOLL ON WHALES

Whale Watching is Second Leading Cause of Ship Collisions Regulations Stalled for Four Years

WHALE PROTECTIONS RARELY ENFORCED

No Prosecutions for Ships Running Down Whales

WHALES DECIMATED BY SHIP STRIKES

NOAA Considering Speed Limits, Buffers and Ship Course Rules in Atlantic

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.