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Blowing Whistle on Range Violations Unwelcome in BLM

For Immediate Release: May 29, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Blowing Whistle on Range Violations Unwelcome in BLM BLM Fires 21-Year Veteran Whistleblower Rather than Curtailing Illegal Grazing Washington, DC — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has...
Brian Czech: Wrestling the 800-Pound Gorilla

Brian Czech: Wrestling the 800-Pound Gorilla

Brian was hired in 1999 as among the first Conservation Biologists in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Working in the headquarters of the National Wildlife Refuge System, he brought an interdisciplinary approach including an expertise in ecological economics. When...
Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA)

Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA)

What is Whistleblowing? The Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) protects federal employees who make disclosures which the employee reasonably believes evidence (does not have to actually be true): Any violation of any law, rule, or regulation; Gross mismanagement, a...
Zoe Kelman: Sounding Chromium Alarm

Zoe Kelman: Sounding Chromium Alarm

Zoe Kelman was a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection chemical engineer who served as a member of the state’s official Chromium Workgroup. NJ has a serious problem with chromium (the Erin Brockovich chemical).  For example, sampling data show that...