Video Clips

Kyla Bennett talks to MWRA about PFAS

by Susan Sargent | July 9, 2020
New England PEER Director, Kyla Bennett talks to Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) on the topic of PFAS ...

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 ...

Ed Patrovsky: A Ranger for Responsible Recreation

by Susan Sargent | September 6, 2019
Ed worked for the Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service as a law enforcement ranger, where he witnessed widespread agency indifference to the epidemic of violence perpetrated against land management agency employees. Ed was a founding member of Rangers for Responsible ...

Amy Griffin: Amy’s List and Toxic Turf

Amy Griffin is associate head coach of the University of Washington women’s soccer team. One of her grads developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and when Amy visited her she met another ex-goalie with the same condition.  A nurse in the ward said, “Don’t tell me you guys are ...

Tim Caverly: Protecting Paradise

Tim Caverly was a ranger with the Maine Department of Conservation for 32 years. During his last 18 years with the department, he was Regional Supervisor for the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. In trying to preserve the wilderness character of the Allagash, Tim ran afoul of a powerful state ...

Brian Czech: Wrestling the 800-Pound Gorilla

by Susan Sargent | April 2, 2019
Brian was hired in 1999 as among the first Conservation Biologists in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. When he began to raise awareness of the trade-off between economic growth and wildlife conservation, Refuge System leadership got cold feet and started issuing gag orders ...