Florida Annual Eco-Enforcement Reports

by Kathleen Yun | July 30, 2020
2019 Florida Eco-Noncompliance Rises as Enforcement Wanes View the 2019 Florida Enforcement Report 2018 Fewer Florida Eco-Inspections Equals Less Compliance View the 2018 Florida Enforcement Report 2017 Florida Racks up Second Worst Eco-Enforcement in 30+ Years View the 2017 Florida ...

Jonathan Lundgren, Former USDA Entomologist: A Bee Expert With His Integrity Intact

by Kathleen Yun | March 17, 2020
When USDA’s research arm tried to stifle his research on the effects of pesticides on honey bees and the environment, Jonathan Lundgren fought back with PEER’s help ...

Blue Ridge Parkway Roads and Trails Swell to 15 Million Visitors in 2019, Budget Shrinks

by Kathleen Yun | March 10, 2020
“Nancy Midgette, in her volunteer role as a ‘Craggy Rover,’ acting as a helping arm to the Blue Ridge Parkway rangers at Craggy Gardens, learned she can talk for four hours straight. That’s about how long she spent talking to visitors on her four-hour shifts last summer ...

How Trump Has Filled High-Level Jobs Without Senate Confirmation Votes

by Kathleen Yun | March 9, 2020
“The titles are a mouthful. There’s the deputy director exercising the authority of director for the National Park Service, and the senior official performing the duties of the director at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This is how President Trump is filling dozens ...

USFW Finds ‘No Significant Impact’ of Drilling on Baca Refuge; Lexam Given Green Light?

“On Wednesday, October 22, 2008 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) released a Final Environmental Assessment for the Planned Gas and Oil Exploration on Baca National Wildlife Refuge, Saguache County, Colorado (Final EA) authorizing the Canadian firm Lexam Explorations (U.S.A ...