Biden Administration

Jeff Ruch

Jeff serves as Director of Pacific PEER, headquartered in California, and was PEER’s Executive Director from 1997 to 2019. Previously, he was the Policy Director and a staff attorney at the Government Accountability Project, representing whistleblowers from both the public and private sectors. 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 hundreds of laws on topics ranging from energy conservation to the rights of employed inventors. Jeff served stints as a deputy district attorney, and an appellate court clerk and is a graduate of the California Correctional Officers Academy.

IG Blasts EPA’s Lack of Scientific Integrity Procedures

by | June 17, 2024
Still No Rules for Addressing Political Interference Tainting Agency Science ...

Alaska Park Bear Baiting Ban Stalls

by | June 12, 2024
Litigation Resumes as Biden’s Wildlife Protections Remain in Limbo ...

COMMENTARY | New White House Carbon Offsetting ‘Principles’ Lack Teeth

by | June 10, 2024
The administration should find the courage to reverse course and acknowledge that carbon offsets are a dangerous and damaging distraction ...

COMMENTARY | Plastics Pollution – Setbacks and Solutions

by | June 7, 2024
With plastics production on course to triple over the coming decades, immediate efforts are needed to tackle the plastics crisis ...

COMMENTARY | New Integrity Policies Exhibit Old Problems

by | May 2, 2024
Biden directed all federal agencies to strengthen their scientific integrity policies. Three years later, no new policies have been ratified ...
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