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Matt Chew: Free Speech With A Price

Matt Chew: Free Speech With A Price

Matt was an Arizona States Parks employee specializing in natural resource preservation. He wrote an essay about the famous Kartchner Caverns entitled “A Theme Park Grows beneath the Ground”, which discussed the trade-offs inherent between high human visitation and...
Rick Steiner: Protecting Alaska’s Bounty

Rick Steiner: Protecting Alaska’s Bounty

Rick first starting working with PEER to help scientists within the Minerals Management Service reveal how they were ordered to suppress environmental risks from Bush administration plans for offshore drilling in Arctic waters. Then PEER represented Rick in exposing...
John Fitzgerald: World Bank Whistleblower

John Fitzgerald: World Bank Whistleblower

In 2002, John was the sole analyst overseeing environmental compliance with U.S. participation in multinational development bank projects.  His position was abruptly abolished after he persisted in raising problems about pending projects. The U.S. Agency for...
Kyla Bennett: From Whistleblower to WhistleBlower Defender

Kyla Bennett: From Whistleblower to WhistleBlower Defender

In the 1990s, while working in the EPA New England Regional Office in Boston, Kyla reached out to PEER to address a plan to illegally build a port on the largest undeveloped island on the Eastern Seaboard – Sear’s Island in Maine. When her Regional Administrator tried...
Tim Mason: Uncovering Mass Desecration at Effigy Mounds

Tim Mason: Uncovering Mass Desecration at Effigy Mounds

Tim led PEER to uncover the biggest official mass desecrations of Indian pre-historic burial sites in U.S. history. The National Park Service built more than 78 illegal structures at Effigy Mounds National Monument intruding on the very ancient Indian mounds the...
Martha Hahn: Eco-Warrior

Martha Hahn: Eco-Warrior

As the Director of Idaho BLM early in the GW Bush administration, Martha worked to protect fragile resources from destructive overgrazing and was targeted for removal by then-U.S. Senator Larry Craig (R-Idaho). Craig denounced BLM’s decision to restrict grazing...