The former Trump administration’s reckless and relentless effort to open lands and oceans to energy extraction will rapidly accelerate climate change and threaten our very existence. The administration was especially aggressive in opening public lands to oil and gas leasing, even though the law requires that these lands be managed on behalf of all Americans. PEER is working to thwart further plundering of our natural resources at the behest of industry and corporate polluters while ignoring public concerns and local values.
To address climate change we must move faster to clean energy sources, reduce energy consumption, and conserve ...
In what's being called a Manchin miracle, a deal was reached to address climate change as part of the recently ...
More Than 80 Waivers from Just 3 Field Offices Prompt Call for Inquiry and Lawsuit
Groups Encourage MN Residents and Landowners to Sign MEPA Petition
Case Is Early Litmus Test of Whether Hidebound BLM Will Be Reformed
The EPA is undervaluing the short term Global Warming Potential of methane gas in its most recent regulation proposal.
Hurricane-Induced Drilling Emergency This Fall Only Now Coming to Light
Reports on Raptors Dying in Big Wyoming Oil and Gas Project Spiked
Desperate Last-Minute Government Maneuvers Denote Industry Disinterest
Public lands in Nevada are being leased for oil and gas extraction despite little financial benefits to ...
The Forest Service hopes to pass a new rule making it easier for private companies to drill for oil and gas on ...
Kyla Bennett testified in front of the Colorado Oil and Gas Commission to require a robust analysis of the impacts ...
A new administration must stop address climate change, stop the fossil fuel madness and rapidly work to heal our ...
DESCRIPTION: September 2020 Competitive Oil and Gas Lease Sale, DOI-BLM-UT-0000-2020-0004-EA TO: Leah Waldner, ...
Haste to Roll Out Leasing Approvals Proves to be Their Undoing
Memos Outlining Major Environmental and Public Health Information Gaps Buried
Both Portfolio Percentage and Return-on-Investment in Oil & Gas Down Sharply
As a faculty member of the University of Alaska during the Bush Administration, Rick spoke out about the ...
Energy and Other Initiatives Require More People in Staff-Starved Agencies
Segregation, Tighter Monitoring and Ingredient Disclosures for Wyoming Permits
Specifics Bolstering President’s Assurance Cannot Be Produced Until After Drilling
Key Oil Spill Prevention and Response Documents Still Not Released to Public
Fracking Fluids Dumped into Stream for Livestock on Wind River Reservation
Judge Frustrated That Long Overdue Restoration Plan Still Not Near Completion
Rulemaking Petition Urges EPA to Ban Surface Discharge of Fracking Fluids
After Years, Fish & Wildlife Service Still Unprepared to Propose Specific Safeguards
Alaska Legislature Takes Up Measure Urging Action on Long-Stalled Damages Claim
Expedited Conflict Review Sought before Hurried Pipeline Approval Vote This Week
Pacific Herring Tissue Samples from 2005 Figure in Ongoing Exxon Valdez Litigation
Federal Judge “Dismayed” over Slow Pace of Promised Preliminary Work
Toxic Well Flowback Pumped for Consumption by Wildlife and Livestock
Black Elk Blast Killed Three; Agency “Cannot Estimate” Investigation Completion
Federal Agencies Need to Consult Outside Experts and Residents Not Just Industry
State Focused on Capacity of Towing Vessel to be Towed, Not on Its Ability to Tow
Lawsuit to Force Release of Key Spill Prevention and Response Documents
Probe Commissioned to Plug Leaks and Root out Dissent on Arctic Offshore Drilling
House of Commons Calls for Moratorium Until Stronger Safeguards Are in Place
Exotic Organisms on Oil Drilling Equipment Excluded from Environmental Reviews
Safety Agency Can Produce Only One Page of Notes to Demonstrate Cap Reliability
Testing Results for New Blowout Capping System Sought
Agency Acts on PEER Rulemaking Petition to Curb Damage of Energy Production
New Study Finds Bottom-of-Barrel Flowback Fluids Much More Contaminated
ExxonMobil Seeks to Block Collection of $100 Million Restoration Fund
New Study Details Changes in Soil Chemistry and Devastation of Trees and Plants
To Avert Damage from Shale Gas Boom, Refuges Urged to Adopt Park Service Rules
Paper Trail Explaining Starkly Different Leak Rate Numbers Yet to Surface
Inability to Document Natural Resource Damages May Bedevil BP Spill Payments
Auction of MMS Knick-Knacks as Successor Agency Struggles with Its Acronym
Citing Its Gulf Expertise, BP Argued Rapid Relief Well Capacity Is Needless Expense
Walruses and Seals, Non-Existent Equipment Lists and Other Fanciful References
Interior Itself Part of Problem; Broader Solutions Required
Interior Had Critical GAO Report Weeks before Unveiling Offshore Drilling Plans
Political Positioning Trumps Promises of Comprehensive Planning
New Protections Should Be Extended Beyond Oil & Gas to All Mineral Extraction
MMS “Transparency” Mandate Riddled with Welter of Non-Release Categories
Exclusion Zones, Buffers and Oil Spill Protections Would Scale Back Lease Schedule
NOAA Chief Says No Plans to Even Begin Considering New Ocean Reserves
Feds Claim Prices Oil Company Paid for Royalty-In-Kind Oil Are Trade Secrets
U.S. Forest Service Flying Blind on Drilling Impacts Yet Still Issues More Permits
Damage to Endangered Bat Caves and Toxic Pits Plague Monongahela NF
Falling Commodity Prices Brings Brief Reprieve for Petrified Forest and Aztec Ruins
Senior EPA Agent Charges Criminal Investigation Truncated and Fines Slashed
Concerns of Refuge Scientists Overridden by Interior, Justice Officials
Following Guilty Plea MMS Director Warns Workers to Expect More Shoes to Drop
Oil Company Grabs Top Agency Managers to Push What They Used to Regulate
Industry Permit Plans Not Subjected to Required Peer-Review or Monitoring
Planning Assumes $30 a Barrel Oil to Minimize Potential Environmental Impacts
Scientific Warnings on Oil Spills and Seismic Noise Disregarded to Speed Lease Sales
Oil Spill Dangers to Wildlife Minimized to Keep Lease Sales on Schedule
Officials Scramble to Suppress Scientific Dissent over Bush Arctic Oil Initiative
Interior Purged Scientific Concerns about Introduction of Exotics in Arctic Waters
Listing Delay Blocks Safeguards Urged by Scientists Contrary to Agency Testimony
Shell Plans for LNG and Tanker Traffic in Chukchi Sea Barred from Lease Review