Whistle Blowers

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.

EPA Risk Assessments Doctored to Mask Hazards

by | July 2, 2021
Managers Remove Elements of Risk without Analysts’ Knowledge or Consent ...

Federal Agency Rules for Treasure Island Whistleblower   

by | June 28, 2021
Navy Environmental Lawyer Fired for Advocating Radiation & Toxic Safety ...

BLM Migratory Bird Whistleblower in More Hot Water   

by | June 22, 2021
Vendetta against Veteran Environmental Analyst Takes Strange New Turn ...

Pawnee Coal Plant Causing Clean Air Act Violations 

by | June 11, 2021
State Fails to Control Coal Plant Emissions Endangering Public Health ...

STATEMENT | Earth Day 2021: Celebrating Environmental Whistleblowers

by | April 22, 2021
PEER recognizes whistleblowers as critical resources in environmental, public health, and public lands management. Earth Day 2021 ...

PEERMail | Something Extraordinary – A Whistleblower Wins

by | April 15, 2021
After years of legal wrangling with the USGS and the Merit Systems Protection Board, a career microbiologist turned whislteblower is reinstated ...
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