Michigan

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 Michigan

EPA AND MICHIGAN FACE SHOWDOWN ON WETLAND PROTECTIONS

Pending Bill Violates Federal Law and Threatens Michigan’s Wetlands Delegation

SEXUAL PREDATOR REPORT SEALED TO PROTECT HIS PRIVACY

Suit Seeks Release of Inspector General Review of Forest Service Serial Assaults

MEXICAN DRUG GANGS INVADE GREAT LAKES FORESTS

Forest Service Cops in Michigan and Wisconsin Decry Agency Head-in-Sand Stance

MICHIGAN GIVE FEDS NOTICE OF SURRENDERING WETLANDS PROGRAM

U.S. EPA and Army Corps to Begin Take-Over of State Permits and Enforcement

FORMER GOVERNOR MILLIKEN SPEAKS UP TO SAVE WETLANDS PROGRAM

Iconic Republican Says Repeal of Wetlands Law “Not in the Interests of Michigan”

MICHIGAN TORPEDOES ITS OWN GREAT LAKES RESTORATION PLAN

Small Savings from Wetlands Repeal Would Be Swamped by Higher Flood Damages

MICHIGAN THREATENS TO FUMBLE OBAMA GREAT LAKES INITIATIVE

State Plan to Abandon Wetlands Protection Undercuts New Great Lakes Effort

WHISTLEBLOWER CLAIM REVIVED IN FISH KILL POLLUTION CASE

Unanimous Court of Appeal Panel Sends Case to Trial

EPA IGNORES WARNING OF PHONY POLLUTION CREDITS

US TO APPROVE MICHIGAN AS FIRST "OPEN MARKET" AIR TRADING PROGRAM

EMPLOYEE FILES WHISTLEBLOWER LAWSUIT IN FISH KILL CASE

After Being Fired for Reporting Pollution & Financial Irregularities

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PEER does not have a Michigan 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.