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Interior IG Sits on Migratory Bird Ethics Complaint

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 11, 2020 Contact:  Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org Interior IG Sits on Migratory Bird Ethics Complaint Inspector General Wants FWS Retirees to Name Those Who Complained Washington, DC — A complaint of ethics and legal violations...
PEERMail: 100,000 and Counting – A Grim Milestone

PEERMail: 100,000 and Counting – A Grim Milestone

As America passes a grim mortality milestone of 100,000 and counting for the COVID-19 pandemic, this immense and mounting death toll highlights the distressing extent of our national incapacity. Three aspects of our current situation stand out to me – Our inability to...
BLOG: Trump’s War on Watchdogs

BLOG: Trump’s War on Watchdogs

Donald Trump does not care for dogs, but he especially dislikes watchdogs. More than being the only modern President without a pet dog, his real phobia is about discordant messages emanating from the federal bureaucracy. Particularly irksome are critical reports from...
USGS Fumbles Its Biological Collections

USGS Fumbles Its Biological Collections

For Immediate Release: Sep 17, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Belated New Policy Leaves Troves of Scientific Specimens in Limbo Washington, DC — The good news is the U.S. Geological Survey finally adopted a policy, in response to a complaint from Public...