EPA Science Advisors Slam EPA’s Proposed Water Rule

EPA Science Advisors Slam EPA’s Proposed Water Rule

A working group of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Scientific Advisory Board is the latest group to blast the Administration’s efforts to drastically scale back clean water protections in the United States. At issue is a proposed new definition...
PEERMail: Bureaucratic High Crimes and Misdemeanors

PEERMail: Bureaucratic High Crimes and Misdemeanors

While the House wrestles with impeachment, executive branch agencies are daily flouting the law – usually under orders from political appointees – with little accountability and even less consequence. Consider some recent examples with which PEER is currently...
PEERMail: Civil Service Crucible

PEERMail: Civil Service Crucible

The House impeachment hearings showcased our federal civil service as a true national asset. Conscientious, knowledgeable, and highly professional, the witnesses exhibited the best qualities of public service, amidst pointed, sometimes vicious, political pushback....
PEERMail: Huge Victory by PEER

PEERMail: Huge Victory by PEER

Why would the Commonwealth of Massachusetts spend millions to control and remove toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS from its waters, while at the same time let the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approve the discharge of massive amounts of PFAS into the...
PEERMail: Whistleblowers Turning the Tide

PEERMail: Whistleblowers Turning the Tide

From the unfolding impeachment inquiry to court cases across the country, whistleblowers are a growing and critical force for keeping us a nation of laws. Blowing the whistle takes courage because these truth-tellers put a lot at risk, from their careers to their...