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Documents Show EPA Staffers Mishandled Whistleblowers’ Complaint

by Whistleblower Network News | October 19, 2021
The documents The Intercept obtained show that Tim Whitehouse, the executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), sent the whistleblowers’ complaint to Michael Freedhoff, executive director of the EPA, at 5:54pm on June 28. Freedhoff then forwarded ...

The Unsung Heroes of Earth Day: Environmental Whistleblowers

by Whistleblower Network News | April 22, 2021
“Whistleblowers play a vital role in protecting the Earth by exposing violations of environmental laws. Every year, brave individuals risk their careers to bring light to misconduct that threatens our planet. On Earth Day, it is important to celebrate these whistleblowers. In March, ...

Colorado State Employees Allege Misconduct Regarding Air Pollutants

by Whistleblower Network News | April 3, 2021
“On March 30, three employees of the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Inspector General Sean O’Donnell. The group alleges that CDPHE urged them to ignore violations of air ...

BLM Whistleblower Exposed Dangers of Wyoming Oil and Gas Project, Facing Termination

by Whistleblower Network News | March 25, 2021
“A U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) environmental analyst is “facing termination” for blowing the whistle on environmental concerns related to a “massive Wyoming oil and gas project,” according to a March 16 press release from nonprofit group Public Employees for ...