Investigation Triage Pulls Agents from Property and Drug Trafficking Cases
DESCRIPTION: Rulemaking Petition to Secretary Deb Haaland to ban the use of lead ammunition and tackle in national ...
Together, we can make plastic-free parks a reality in #2NOT10 years!
NSF Projects in Parks and Forests Pump Pounds of SF6 into Atmosphere
Drive Launched to Remove Plastic Bottles in Two – Not Ten –Years
DESCRIPTION: Letter to Secretary Deb Haaland to move up the Department of Interior/National Park Service ...
Failure to Address Commercial Livestock Climate Impacts Invites Lawsuits
Letter to Secretary Deb Haaland and the Climate Task Force regarding Interior’s failure to address climate Impacts ...
DESCRIPTION: Outside Witness Testimony in Support of Increasing Staffing Levels in Public Land Use Agencies
DESCRIPTION: PEER letter to Secretary Deb Haaland on Interior's continued use of the harsh personnel policy known ...
DESCRIPTION: Public comments submitted in response to a call for public input in developing an “Atlas” to track a ...
The Biden Administration's pick to lead the Fish and Wildlife Service, Martha Williams, seems to be lacking in the ...
DESCRIPTION: Letter to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland regarding rogue states receiving Pittman-Robertson funding ...
The National Park Service must act quickly to address the crisis of plastics in our parks, Sec. Haaland has an ...
Petition to Sec of Interior to outlaw sales of plastic water bottles in national parks, setting a green example ...
Structural changes within the Department of Interior will further Secretary Haaland’s goals of tackling the ...
Guest Contributor: John Martin - Department of Interior leadership and missions have been severely compromised and ...
DESCRIPTION: Letter to Department of Interior to extend the Suspension of Delegated Authority from January 20, ...
A guide for the Biden administration to avoid repeating the Trump administration's unlawful actions in making ...
Secretary Bernhardt continues his carousel of illegal appointments with new de facto NPS Director Margaret Emerson
Lawsuit Progresses Toward Removing “De Facto” Park Service Director
Bureau of Land Management must confront climate change effects as a central element of its mission, as PEER ...
Conflicted leadership, loss of institutional knowledge, and marginalization of staff have left the Bureau of Land ...
Tim Whitehouse, Executive Director of PEER, comments to House Natural Resources Committee Democratic Roundtable on ...
Lawsuit Amended to Invalidate Latest “De Facto” Park Service Director
Trump's latest attempt to avoid the Senate’s confirmation process is Lanny Erdos of the Office of Surface Mining ...
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s Autocratic Power Grab
In an obscure announcement on July 22nd about ...
Trump plans to stage a dangerous distraction disguised as fireworks at Mt. Rushmore, risking both wildfires and ...
Tweet and Video Violate Ban on Propaganda and Grassroots Lobbying
Inspector General Wants FWS Retirees to Name Those Who Complained
Prosecution Unlikely Amid Sharp Decline in Interior Criminal Enforcement
In the midst of a pandemic, corruption at the Department of Interior continues with slashed oil and gas royalties ...
Violations of Constitution and Vacancies Act Charged for Unconfirmed Chiefs
The still-unfolding pandemic has underlined the public health risks that national parks and refuges pose both to ...
As more than 100 national park units have closed, hundreds more remain open in an uneven handling of COVID-19 by ...
Unauthorized Official Okayed Trips Contrary to Statute
SES Shudders at Clueless Reorganizations and Parade of Temporary Leaders
Trump and Bernhardt Continue to Deny Senate Role in Confirming Directors
New Layers of Regional Bureaucracy Larded on Top of Current Structure
Ultra-Right Wing Lawyer William Pendley is Uniquely Unqualified to Run BLM
Budget Amendment Allows Stripping Islands for Beach “Renourishment”
Complaints Mount as Sagebrush Rebel Installed Over Wildlife and Parks
There are different bureaus with different missions that sometimes conflict. A unitary command would prevent ...
Inspector General Asked to Take Action Against Department of the Interior Violations
PEER Asks Inspector General to Reject David Vela as Deputy Director of Operations
Former Oil and Gas Lobbyist Sets New Low Bar for Regulatory Capture
Eight political appointees are leading most of the Department of the Interior bureaus without the required “advice ...
Former Executive Had Hand in Lifting GMO and Pesticide Bans in Refuges
Confirmation for Appointee Subverting Senate’s Advice and Consent Power
As disturbing Trump appointees go, Scott Pruitt at EPA is hard to top. Well, somebody else who has that potential ...
Claims Progress in Stemming “Avalanche of Ethical Misconduct” across All Bureaus
Staff Ordered to Perform Nonemergency Work to Serve Special Interests
Inspector General Decries “Weak or Non-Existent Controls” on Grants and Aid
Agencies Ordered to Defer to State Hunting and Fishing Practices Whenever Possible
Premature Disclosure of New NPRA Estimates Led to Resignation in Ethics Protest
Interior Secretary Routinely Preempts Local Decision-Making
Legitimacy of Acting Directors of Parks, BLM, and Fish & Wildlife Remains in Doubt
All Decisions by Acting Park Service, BLM, and Fish & Wildlife Heads Legally Void
From: National Parks Traveler
“Not long after he took office, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reminded his ...
Survey Shows Widespread Reports of Reprisal and Complaint Suppression
Diverted to Pick Up Wife, Aunt, and Guests He Classified as “Technical Experts”
Contradictions, Legal Questions, and Confusion Cloud Zinke Monument Review
“"I am writing you on behalf of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) to ...
Bernhardt Aided Misleading Congress about Oil Drilling Effects in Arctic Refuge
Backlog of Interior Wilderness Reviews to See If More, Not Less, Protection Needed
Ceding Refuge Management to Tribe Is Illegal; Fraught with Headaches and Disputes
Lawsuit to Block Transfer at Critical Stage as Refuge Withers on Starvation Diet
Has Interior Leadership Void Enabled Allowed Reclamation to Go Totally Rogue?
Politicized, Misguided, and Shrouded Probes Should Disqualify Kendall
Rules Against Politicized Science Honeycombed With Loopholes and Escape Hatches
Judge Frustrated That Long Overdue Restoration Plan Still Not Near Completion
Federal Office Stopped Cataloguing Discoveries, Tracking Loans or Notifying Tribes
State Should Repay Noncompliant Grants and Be Barred from Future Grants
$100,000 Payment and Belated Secretary’s Award Resolves Whistleblower Complaint
Rare Apology Coupled with Promise of More Collaborative & Transparent Posture
Review Asked for Overhead of Up to 50% in Open-Ended Reclamation Contracts
Complaint Deemed Factual but Inaccuracies Excused as “Normal Practice”
Interior Rejects IG Call for Further Scientific Reviews yet Case Remains Open
After Charges Discredited, Drowned Polar Bear Case Reopened Without Explanation
Federal Agencies Need to Consult Outside Experts and Residents Not Just Industry
State Focused on Capacity of Towing Vessel to be Towed, Not on Its Ability to Tow
Scientists File Complaint Citing Political Interference and Censorship
Successful Mediation Under Auspices of U.S. Office of Special Counsel
Risk to Right Whale and other Threatened and Endangered Species Litigated
Sole Focus on Commodities Threatens Natural Heritage, 44-Year Veteran Warns
Staff Survey Shows Only 60% Believe IG Operates "Free from Improper Influence"
Probe Commissioned to Plug Leaks and Root out Dissent on Arctic Offshore Drilling
Unrelated Disclosures from 2007 and 2008 Dredged Up in Questionable Reprimand
Exotic Organisms on Oil Drilling Equipment Excluded from Environmental Reviews
Safety Agency Can Produce Only One Page of Notes to Demonstrate Cap Reliability
Interior Inspector General Declares Itself Exempt from Scientific Integrity Policies
Salazar’s Press Office Wanted No Traceable Trail on Scientific Accuracy Protests
Absence of Promised Protocols, Accountability or Independence Cripples Credibility
New IG Interviews This Week as Arctic Research Flounders in Uncertainty
New “Public Communications” Rules Leave Gray Areas Which May Chill Expression
Independent Analysis Strengthens Case for Wilderness over Commercial Use
Devaney Shielded Politicos by Targeting Small Fish, Letting Big Ones off the Hook
Inspector General Claims Even More Drowned Bears Seen Than Previously Reported
Inspector General Concerns on Joint U.S.-Canadian Study Prove Groundless
Agency Reversal Comes as It Falls Under Investigation for Scientific Misconduct