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House Dems Push Trump to Fill High-Level Interior Vacancies

From: The Hill

"Fifty-nine percent of key [Interior] positions have yet to be filled; fewer than half of those vacant even have a nominee awaiting Senate approval,” Rep. Raúl Grijalva…

Federal Managers who Try to Protect Public Lands Face Threats and Violence. Here’s What Makes That Much Worse.

From: The Washington Post

"Recently, the federal Bureau of Land Management fired a longtime employee, allegedly for blowing the whistle on the Trump administration’s refusal to enforce…

Number of Criminal Environmental Cases Referred to DOJ by Interior at Nearly 25-Year Low

From: The Hill

"The number of criminal environmental enforcement cases brought by the Interior Department has decreased by nearly 40 percent since 2016, according to internal data shared…

Ethics Group Goes After Interior for Sidestepping Senate When Filling Posts

From: The Hill

"An environmental group filed a complaint against the Department of the Interior on Tuesday, saying the agency shuffled controversial employees into roles without Senate…

Trump’s EPA Is Letting “Forever Chemicals” Into Our Food, Experts Say

From: Truth Out

"A growing chorus of environmental groups and public health experts are slamming the Trump administration for its milquetoast response to the widespread problem of per-…


News Releases

BERNHARDT SURROUNDED BY ILLEGITIMATE ACTING OFFICIALS

Confirmation for Appointee Subverting Senate’s Advice and Consent Power

CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD PERSONNEL CASE SETTLES

Courthouse Steps Agreement Means Thursday MSPB Hearing Is Cancelled

NAVY BURIES FOREVER CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION IN SOCAL

Lawsuit Seeks Data on PFAS Plumes Under Closed El Toro and Tustin Air Stations

ARCTIC REFUGE DRILLING SCIENTIFIC CONCERNS SUPPRESSED

Memos Outlining Major Environmental and Public Health Information Gaps Buried

LEADERSHIP TRANSITION AT PEER

Tim Whitehouse New PEER Executive Director; Jeff Ruch to Open Pacific Chapter