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TRUMP BUDGET CUTS WOULD REDUCE TSUNAMI WARNINGS AND RESEARCH

From: Truthout

“The Trump administration budget proposal would put large numbers of people at risk by reducing funds for Tsunami warnings, according to Public Employees for Environmental…

WEATHER SERVICE EMPLOYEES 'SHOCKED' BY REPORTED BUDGET CUTS

From: Government Executive

““The rise in extreme weather events across the country argues for increasing rather than stripping local forecasting capacity,” said PEER Executive Director…

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AREN'T PREPARED TO PROTECT SCIENTISTS FROM THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

From: Think Progress

“The EPA’s integrity policy is stuck “in utero,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a Washington, D.C.-based…

HIRING FREEZE SPARKS WORRIES AT SCIENCE AGENCIES

From: EOS Earth & Space Science News

“Trump’s hiring freeze is different, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a Washington,…

ROSS PROMISES SUPPORT FOR NOAA WEATHER AND CLIMATE RESEARCH, SHARING DATA WITH PUBLIC

From: Space Policy Online

"AP went on to quote Jeff Ruch from the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility as saying that what the Trump Administration is doing…


News Releases

NOAA’S BIG STORM PROBLEM IN HAWAII

New Regional Office Inaccessible During Tsunami, Hurricane or Major Storm

FISHERIES OBSERVERS GAIN WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS

New Law Takes Effect as NMFS Undertakes Review of Grievance Procedures

DANGEROUS CATCH – FISHERIES OBSERVERS PUT IN HARM’S WAY

Federal Review of Safety Procedures Governing Observer Sea Deployments

HIGH SEAS HARASSMENT OF FISHERIES OBSERVERS MORE THAN DOUBLES

Nearly One in 5 Victimized Yearly; 160% Jump Since 2007 Yet Few Cases Prosecuted

FISHERIES VIOLATION REPORTING REFORMS OVERDUE

Agency Admits System “Inadequate” for Tracking Resource and Pollution Offenses