After years of legal wrangling with the USGS and the Merit Systems Protection Board, a career microbiologist turned whislteblower is reinstated.
After years of mismanagement and retaliation against employees who raised concerns about oil and gas projects, can the BLM deliver on Biden’s conservation promises?
The fight for government transparency is reaffirmed each year during Sunshine Week, where we stand up for our rights to government information.
Toxic chemicals that are banned elsewhere continue to flood onto the U.S. market and fraudulent studies at the EPA are making matters worse.
The influence of scientists in government has been gradually eroded over the last four decades as powerful economic interests asserted themselves
New Biden Administration orders on climate and public lands are a call to action. Now the real work begins, and it’s not going to be easy.
The incoming administration will face extraordinary challenges but we are reassured by their vision for a better, healthier country.
During this extraordinary year, PEER is proud to have worked directly with our members and supporters to protect public employees and our environment.
Massachusetts communities struggle with PFAS contamination in their water supplies. One source of this contamination could be insecticides.
Government actions must reflect the reality of climate change. The Biden-Harris campaign promises to address climate change on public lands.
The President’s “Schedule F” order – which is most likely illegal — is just the latest example of our political system spinning out of control.
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is suing the U.S. Forest Service to produce an audit of staggering monetary losses from past timber sales in the Tongass National Forest.
Secretary Bernhardt continues his carousel of illegal appointments with new de facto NPS Director Margaret Emerson
Bureau of Land Management must confront climate change effects as a central element of its mission, as PEER presents in a 2021 action plan.
More ethical firestorms from intermingling official government duties with the upcoming election
The hobbling of the Post Office is yet another attempt to privatize and profit off of government services
International recognized Turtle Science and Recovery Program helps rescue loggerhead and green sea turtles but is being threatened by cuts to program funding.
As the North Atlantic right whale careens toward extinction, NOAA leaders refuse to act on the findings of the agency’s own scientists to protect them.
Greenhouse gases continue to rise to record levels driving global climate change, but one university is curtailing research by firing influential scientist.
Federal agencies are under White House pressure to “reopen” by bringing federal workers back to their offices. This is the wrong approach to reopening!