Minnesota

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 Minnesota

3M CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION WIDESPREAD IN MINNESOTA

New Report Finds Worst PFC Pollution in Nation around Twin Cities

SIGNIFICANT HEALTH RISK FROM PFC LEVELS IN MINNESOTA FISH

State Balks on Issuing Health Advisories

STATE PAYS SCIENTIST $325,000 TO RESIGN

Scotchgard Whistleblower Agrees to Drop Free Speech Lawsuit

RECORD LEVELS OF TOXIC PFCS IN MINNESOTA FISH

Bioaccumulations in Food Chain Are Building; Fish Advisory May Be Needed

“SCOTCHGARD” WHISTLEBLOWER FILES FEDERAL FREE SPEECH LAWSUIT

Gag Order Against Speaking with Legislators and at Scientific Conferences on “Emerging Contaminants”

AGENCY REBUFFS INFORMATION REQUEST IN "SCOTCHGARD" WHISTLEBLOWER CASE

Issues Raised By Minnesota Scientist Are At Core Of Senator’s Letter

“SCOTCHGARD” WHISTLEBLOWER FILES FEDERAL COMPLAINT

Minnesota Scientist Cites Threats By Ex-3M Executive Heading Pollution Agency

MILITARY INSTALLATIONS SLATED FOR NATIONAL PARK

Air Force Radar Stations in Death Valley

PEER does not have a Minnesota 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.