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Lawsuit Seeks Ouster of  Park Service and BLM Leaders  

For Immediate Release:  Monday, May 11, 2020 Contacts: Peter Jenkins, PEER  (202) 265-4189 pjenkins@peer.org; Erik Molvar, Western Watersheds Project  (307) 399-7910, emolvar@westernwatersheds.org; Kirsten Stade, PEER  kstade@peer.org Violations of Constitution and...
Blog: Sliming Lincoln’s Memorial

Blog: Sliming Lincoln’s Memorial

Last Sunday, Interior Secretary Bernhardt ordered the Lincoln Memorial closed to the public so that President Trump could “communicate an official message to the American people” via (what else?) Fox News on the current pandemic.In his curious “Record of...
PEERMail: Interior Reorganizing to Better Quash Dissent

PEERMail: Interior Reorganizing to Better Quash Dissent

The Department of the Interior is amidst an expensive reorganization that it has yet to justify. Congress has already given it $14 million, and the Trump administration is asking for nearly double that in the coming fiscal year. It is unclear whether Congress will...
PEERMail: PFAS Action is Inaction

PEERMail: PFAS Action is Inaction

Nowhere are the consequences of the Trump Administration’s purge of scientists and the stacking of government positions with industry lobbyist more apparent than in its handling of calls to regulate PFAS chemicals- or perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances. By...