Beyond 2020

Jeff Ruch

Jeff Ruch was the Executive Director of PEER from 1997-2019 and now serves as Director of Pacific PEER, headquartered in California. Prior to that Jeff was the Policy Director and a staff attorney at the Government Accountability Project representing whistleblowers from both the public and private sector. Before coming to DC, Jeff worked in California state government for 17 years, mostly in the State Legislature as counsel to various committees where he drafted literally hundreds of laws on topics ranging from energy conservation to the rights of employed inventors. Jeff served stints as a deputy district attorney, an appellate court clerk and is a graduate of the California Correctional Officers Academy.

Beyond 2020: Pollution Enforcement

by | January 13, 2021
The strength of pollution regulation in the U.S. relies on enforcement, and the agency in charge is falling down on the job ...

Beyond 2020: Pesticides

by | December 11, 2020
Recommendations to Congress and the EPA to protect the environment and public health from the dangers of pesticides ...

Beyond 2020: Bureau of Land Management

by | September 14, 2020
Conflicted leadership, loss of institutional knowledge, and marginalization of staff have left the Bureau of Land Management less capable than ever ...

Beyond 2020: National Park Service

by | September 2, 2020
How the Park Service can continue to preserve the country’s natural and historical heritage for current and future generations ...