PEERMail: Lifting the Curtain on Corruption

PEERMail: Lifting the Curtain on Corruption

President Trump’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic further lifts the curtain on a corrupt administration intent on disabling government, dismantling oversight, and purging those who question their actions. Take the case of Dr. Rick Bright. Yesterday, Dr. Rick Bright,...
PEERMail: Taking Trump to Court Over Clean Water

PEERMail: Taking Trump to Court Over Clean Water

This week, PEER joined 13 conservation groups in filing a lawsuit in federal court against the administration’s effort to eliminate clean water protections for wetlands and streams that feed drinking-water sources for 200 million Americans. The Southern Environmental...
PEERMail: Losing Our Voices

PEERMail: Losing Our Voices

Yesterday we published an anonymous blog, Losing Our Voice, from an agency scientist who writes, “In the flurry of activity to respond to the pandemic, public health officials and scientists have lost our voices.” The writer observes that scientists have been slowly...
PEER During the Pandemic (Updated Apr 10, 2020)

PEER During the Pandemic (Updated Apr 10, 2020)

The global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be enormous and irreversible. For us at PEER, there will be some big changes, while some things we are already doing will continue and expand. Here are some examples: Public Health Impacts PEER is currently representing...
PEERMail: Anti-Science Agenda Getting a Green Light

PEERMail: Anti-Science Agenda Getting a Green Light

Much of the world is shocked by the botched response of the United States to the coronavirus outbreak. Responsibility for this fiasco lies with President Trump and politicians like Senate leader Mitch McConnell who have a long history working feverishly to gut funding...