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Jeff Ruch

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

Call to End Federal Subsidies for Wildlife Slaughter

by | August 15, 2023
Alaska aerial hunting of bears and wolves sparks protest ...

Letter to USFWS – De-Listing of Hookless Cactus – 06-12-2023 (PDF)

by | June 12, 2023
DESCRIPTION: Public Comment on removal of the Colorado Hookless Cactus from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, Docket No. FWS-R6-ES-2022-0093 TO: USFWS FROM: PEER DATE: June 12, 2023 TAGS: Colorado, endangered species, FWS       ...

US budget riders compromise conservation

by | February 28, 2023
The use of appropriations riders as shortcuts to pass policies to circumvent environmental laws put endangered species at risk ...

Congressional Rider Condemns Right Whale to Extinction

by | February 27, 2023
In Letter Featured in Science, Experts Decry Entanglement Protections Delay ...

COMMENTARY | Countering the Western War on Wolves

by | November 2, 2022
A science-based approach to wolf and predator management is the key to restoring ecological balance in America’s Western lands ...
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