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PEERMail: The Worst One Yet

PEERMail: The Worst One Yet

Of the estimated 95 Trump environmental rollbacks, perhaps none is as dangerous as the latest attempt to gut the Clean Water Act. The plan to cut back clean water protections will— Leave 60% of currently protected streams, pools, and wetlands (and up to 90% in the...

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PEERMail: Closing Out Our 25th Year

PEERMail: Closing Out Our 25th Year

This year, PEER celebrated its 25th anniversary. While we are not a big organization, we have generated a track record of major accomplishments in that time. 2018 was no exception. During the past twelve months, for example, we – Exposed perhaps the largest case of...

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PEERMail: Clean Water Apocalypse

PEERMail: Clean Water Apocalypse

Each passing week, there is mounting competition for the most damaging environmental reversal proposed by the Trump administration. This week’s contestant may be the worst yet. In 2017, Trump ordered EPA to dramatically limit the scope of the 1972 Clean Water Act, one...

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PEERMail: It Came From Outer Space

PEERMail: It Came From Outer Space

PEER may have helped avert an existential threat to the planet. This time the source was not Donald Trump but something possibly even worse – Silicon Valley greed.

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PEERMail: We Need More Than Oversight

PEERMail: We Need More Than Oversight

Don’t get me wrong. For the past two years, congressional oversight has been synonymous with congressional overlook. Scrutiny enforced by subpoena would be a welcome change. If the past two years show anything, it’s that inside the Trump-sphere of alternative facts...

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