Upcoming Webinar

July 25, 2024 | 4:00pm ET

Hidden Hazards: Whistleblowers, Industry Influence, and the Fight Against Toxics

Join PEER and Government Accountability Project for an eye-opening webinar as we delve into the aftermath of the East Palestine disaster, shedding light on its profound consequences for both the environment and public health. Learn how whistleblowers played a pivotal role in uncovering and publicizing the far-reaching effects of this catastrophe, drawing attention to critical issues that affect us all. Robert Kroutil, an esteemed advocate central to the East Palestine revelations, will share firsthand insights into the challenges faced and victories achieved in exposing these environmental and health impacts. Explore the significant role of whistleblowers within the EPA, discovering how their disclosures have catalyzed tangible reforms and policy changes at the agency level. Understand the power of insider perspectives in driving meaningful progress and accountability within governmental bodies. This webinar promises to illuminate the profound impact of whistleblowers, highlight lessons from the East Palestine disaster. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with key voices driving change in environmental governance and public health awareness.



      • Kyla Bennett, Director of Science Policy, PEER
      • Robert Kroutil, Scientist and Former EPA Contractor
      • Lesley Pacey, Senior Environmental Officer, Government Accountability Project
      • Tim Whitehouse, Executive Director, PEER

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