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NWS HAMPERED BY 'HIRING DEFICIT' - REPORT

From: Greenwire

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) circulated the PowerPoint briefing, which was presented to Commerce Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews in July.…

ASSAULTS ON FISHERIES OBSERVERS MORE THAN DOUBLE IN TWO YEARS WITH NO REPORTED ENFORCEMENT

From: Corporate Crime Reporter

"Attacks against independent monitors of U.S. fishing fleets more than doubled between 2013 and 2015.That’s according to official figures posted today…

'FUNDING ISSUES' LEFT SURVEY SHIP VULNERABLE TO SPILLS

From: Greenwire

"Personnel from the fuel dock noticed an oily substance on the afternoon of Sept. 8, according to internal documents NOAA released in response to a Freedom of…

WEATHER SERVICE UNION BLASTS 'GAG ORDER'

From: Philly.com

"On Thursday, the union and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed formal complaints with U.S. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner to lift the…

WEATHER SERVICE STAFFERS PROTEST 'GAG ORDERS' IN WORKFORCE PLANNING

From: Government Executive

"The National Weather Service Employees Organization joined with the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility on Wednesday in writing…


News Releases

TRUMP TSUNAMI WARNING CUTS TRULY SCARY

Thousands Put at Risk by Eliminating Seismic and Water Monitors

STEALTH WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTING DOWNSIZE

Far Fewer Local Weather Forecasters Limited to Working “Business Hours”

OPEN SEASON ON HARASSING FISHERIES OBSERVERS

Assaults More than Double in Two Years with No Reported Enforcement

WEATHER SERVICE EMPLOYEES TETHERED BY ILLEGAL GAG ORDERS

Special Counsel Asked to Reverse Recent Raft of Blanket Nondisclosure Policies

NOAA SHIES AWAY FROM ALEUTIANS MARINE SANCTUARY

National Monument Designation May be Only Route for Protecting Alaskan Waters