PEERMail

PEERMail is our biweekly newsletter – find out what PEER has been up to and keep track of the latest environmental news.

PEERMail: Bungling Public Health in a Pandemic

PEERMail: Bungling Public Health in a Pandemic

The United States’ bungled response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus points to a rapid decline in our government’s ability to anticipate and respond to emerging and existing public health threats. It highlights how, now more than ever, we need groups like PEER...

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PEERMail: Whistleblowers Turning the Tide

PEERMail: Whistleblowers Turning the Tide

From the unfolding impeachment inquiry to court cases across the country, whistleblowers are a growing and critical force for keeping us a nation of laws. Blowing the whistle takes courage because these truth-tellers put a lot at risk, from their careers to their...

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PEERMail: EPA Weaponizing Water

PEERMail: EPA Weaponizing Water

Last week, EPA's Inspector General slammed the agency for repeatedly looking the other way when public water systems don't inform their customers of violations that could jeopardize their health. The IG found that EPA does a poor job of oversight and of warning the...

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PEERMail: Fighting for the Planet in Court

PEERMail: Fighting for the Planet in Court

Because Donald Trump's policy initiatives rely largely on "alternative facts," his operatives must suppress or distort the factual research conducted by the federal government's scientists, economists, and other subject matter specialists. Their disregard for the work...

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PEERMail: BLM’s Darkest Days Cloud Your Future

PEERMail: BLM’s Darkest Days Cloud Your Future

The Trump Administration’s effort to crush the federal civil service has hit the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hard. The BLM manages nearly 250 million acres of public land, an astonishingly diverse landscape of mountains, forests, deserts, grasslands and...

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PEERMail: A Growing Water Crisis

PEERMail: A Growing Water Crisis

As two PEER staffers, we are here to let you know some of the water issues we are working on and why we are continuing to fight every day against the disastrous ideology that the government should go soft on polluters. EPA’s embrace of this ideology is laying the...

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PEERMail: Edging Closer to Extinction

PEERMail: Edging Closer to Extinction

Last week was an incredibly bad week for one of the most endangered whales in the world. Six North Atlantic right whales were found dead in and around the Gulf of Lawrence. Some of these animals, known to researchers for many years, were successful breeders and...

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PEERMail: Threats to Public Lands

PEERMail: Threats to Public Lands

By now, you have probably have heard about the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) decision to fire Craig Hoover, a long-time, highly respected range management veteran in Nevada. Mr. Hoover got on the wrong side of his management for reporting illegal grazing in the...

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