Delaware

PEER's environmental work is solely directed by the needs of its members. As a consequence, we have the distinct honor of serving resource professionals who daily cast profiles in courage in cubicles across the country.

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News Releases for Delaware

DUNES DEBACLE IN DELAWARE

Project Scraping Refuge to Protect Private Beach Homes Fails in 4 Days

FEDS YANK GE CROPS FROM ALL NORTHEAST REFUGES

Settlement of Bombay Hook Suit Makes Southeast Refuges Next Legal Target

SUIT TO BAR BEACH SCRAPING AT PRIME HOOK WILDLIFE REFUGE

Move to Destroy Refuge Wetlands to Protect Private Beach Homes Challenged

DELAWARE HAS SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT REFUGE BEACH SCRAPING

Not Enough Sand to Close Dune Breaches and Growing Worry about Habitat Harm

REFUGE DUNES TO BE MINED TO SHORE UP PRIVATE BEACH HOMES

Legality of Scraping Delaware Refuge Beaches Challenged to Prevent Precedent

DUNE SCRAPING BY DELAWARE STATE AGENCY ON REFUGE IS ILLEGAL

State Resource Agency Violates its Own Laws and Federal Wetland Protections

LAWSUIT FILED TO BAR GE CROPS FROM NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

Delaware’s Bombay Hook Lacks Required Environmental Review and Justification

HIGHWAY AGENCY BREAKING FEDERAL LAWS ON DELAWARE REFUGE

DelDOT Committing Criminal Wildlife Offenses in Refuge Road Construction

LAWSUIT ENDS GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS ON WILDLIFE REFUGE

Ruling on Delaware’s Prime Hook May Affect Farming on Scores of Other Refuges

SUIT TO STOP ILLEGAL AGRICULTURE ON PRIME HOOK WILDLIFE REFUGE

Top Bush Official Overrode Delaware Refuge Ecological Objections to GE Crops

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PEER does not have a Delaware field office, but if you would like to start one, let us know.

As a service organization, PEER relies on current or former agency employees to point out issues to work on. If you work for a resource management agency, and you struggle with:

  • political interference with science-based decisions,
  • undue influence of industry into permitting decisions,
  • a management hostile to the conservation views of staff,
  • censorship of job-related opinions, or anti-government threats from your community

PEER can help!
Our job is to deliver the problem to your agency decision-makers and the public while protecting the anonymity of the messenger. This may be as simple as a letter from PEER to your supervisor that says, "we're watching," or as complex as a legal challenge to your administration. To see examples of common tactics we've used in other states, check out our agency surveys, white papers and news releases.

As with all of our work, every project is employee directed. That means you call the shots.

For more information, contact PEER at info@peer.org or (202) 265-7337.