Teresa waged a 7-year legal battle through PEER to overturn her termination for honestly answering a reporter’s questions as first female Chief of the U.S. Park Police. Her case created important protections for all national security and public safety whistleblowers.
Paula is PEER’s Senior Counsel, and discusses the enormous range of cases brought to PEER by the experts seeking to uphold environmental integrity within their agencies.
Steve was the chief biologist at Glacier National Park, who reached out to PEER for help when his superintendent was pushing a permit for a parking lot that would have destroyed old growth forest without proper environmental review.
Heather took part in a demonstration to protect the L.A. River, and footage of her kayaking to prove its navigability ended up on YouTube, leading her superiors to propose a career-crippling suspension. PEER mounted a First Amendment defense (the kayaking protest as...
An anthropologist in the University of Michigan-Dearborn's Department of Behavioral Sciences, Brian works as an environmental scholar. Three years before joining academia, Brian was hired by the Ingham County Health Department to conduct an analysis of environmental...
Ben called on PEER to assist his efforts to save Arizona’s San Pedro River from excessive groundwater withdrawals.
Paul Berkowitz led PEER to do an autopsy of an official screw-up that was compounded by a cover-up at the National Park Service.
Matt was an Arizona States Parks employee who was fired when he brought attention to the resource conservation impacts of high visitation in places like Kartchner Caverns. With PEER’s help, Matt was reinstated.
As a faculty member of the University of Alaska during the Bush Administration, Rick spoke out about the environmental risks of offshore drilling in Arctic waters.
In 2002, John was the sole analyst overseeing environmental compliance with U.S. participation in multinational development bank projects.
While working in the EPA New England Regional Office in Boston, Kyla reached out to PEER to address a plan to illegally build a port on the largest undeveloped island on the Eastern Seaboard –Sear’s Island in Maine.
Tim led PEER to uncover the biggest official mass desecrations of Indian pre-historic burial sites in U.S. history.
As the Director of Idaho BLM early in the GW Bush administration, Martha worked to protect fragile resources from destructive overgrazing and was targeted for removal by then-U.S. Senator Larry Craig (R-Idaho). Craig denounced BLM's decision to restrict grazing in...
Don was a senior economist with the Army Corps of Engineers and revealed through PEER that the agency had been falsifying cost-benefit numbers to justify a multi-billion dollar project: replacing and expanding all of the locks & dams on the Mississippi from St. Louis north.