Kentucky

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 Kentucky

CHEMICAL WEAPONS WHISTLEBLOWER WINS NEW HEARING

Nerve Agent Monitoring Lapses Triggered Separation from Blue Grass Depot

CHEMICAL WEAPON STORAGE DEFICIENCIES DETAILED

No Crimes Found but Plenty of Problems at Army’s Blue Grass Depot in Kentucky

MASSIVE MINING BLOW-OUT DRAWS ONLY SLAP ON WRIST

200 Sites Still Vulnerable As Long Shrouded IG Report Fuels Cover-up Charges

NERVE GAS LEAK DETECTORS INOPERATIVE FOR YEARS

Army Report Confirms Blue Grass Chemical Weapons Depot Was “Flying Blind”

BLUE GRASS CHEMICAL WEAPON WHISTLEBLOWER HEARING TOMORROW

Current and Ex-Workers Testify on Safety, Preparedness and Culture of Reprisal

STATE CHARGES ARMY CHEMICAL WEAPONS DEPOT WITH VIOLATIONS

Criminal Probe Widens to Spill Cover-Ups and Falsification of Monitoring Reports

NEW WHISTLEBLOWER SURFACES AT CHEMICAL WEAPON DEPOT

Worker Safety, Environmental Violations and Data Falsification at Kentucky Facility

ARMY CHEMICAL WEAPONS DEPOT UNDER CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

Federal Probe Targets Agent Leaks, Monitoring Failures & Environmental Violations

ARMY TO BANISH WHISTLEBLOWER FROM CHEMICAL WEAPONS DEPOT

“Lack of Positive Attitude” Cited as Basis for Rescinding Clearance

CHEMICAL WEAPONS PLANTS ISSUE GAG ORDER TO EMPLOYEES

All Disclosures of Unclassified but “Sensitive” Information Must Be Cleared

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PEER does not have a Kentucky 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.