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Tough choices could make 2024 a wild ride for Interior

by E&E News | January 4, 2024
Results of the latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey made public last month showed that 56 percent of NPS employees expressed satisfaction with the agency. A remarkable 36 percent said they would not recommend the agency as a good place to work, while 46 percent said they doubted senior ...

Watchdog: BLM not enforcing prairie chicken protections

by E&E News | December 19, 2023
A watchdog group says the Bureau of Land Management has allowed energy companies to sidestep timing restrictions and develop inside-buffer zones designed to protect the imperiled lesser prairie chicken in New Mexico. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, says records ...

Merit systems board sides with USGS scientist in whistleblower case

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The Merit Systems Protection Board on Monday upheld a judge’s ruling that the U.S. Geological Survey unlawfully retaliated against an agency-scientist-turned-whistleblower. In a two-judge decision, the board largely sided with the judge’s ruling in favor of Eveline (Evi) ...

NPS accused of foot-dragging with 10-year plastic waste plan

by E&E News | October 24, 2023
The National Park Service’s plan to ban single-use plastics at its 425 park sites by 2032 moves far too slowly, an environmental advocacy group said Tuesday. In an analysis of the plan, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility called it “needlessly protracted, encumbered ...

A new ally in enviros’ fight against artificial turf: Swifties

by E&E News | October 17, 2023
“Taylor Swift is a powerful voice given her popularity, and she uses her platform to raise awareness and spark change,” said Kyla Bennett, director of science policy with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, who has advocated against plastic athletic fields being ...
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