scientific integrity

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.

COMMENTARY | EPA’s Myth of Scientific Integrity

by | May 4, 2022
The EPA keeps paying lip service to scientific integrity but reality, and the experiences of scientists at EPA, is a completely different story ...

PEERMail | Propping Up Science In Government

by | April 4, 2022
Strong reliable government science can only be achieved with meaningful reforms and scientists who are protected in their work ...

EPA Scientist Survey Yields Horrific Results

by | March 30, 2022
Scientist Feedback Scathing, Not Shared with Staff ...

Biden Scientific Integrity Initiative in Limbo

by | March 29, 2022
Leaderless OSTP Poised to Make Same Mistakes It Did under Obama ...

COMMENTARY | Scientific Integrity’s Central Conundrum

by | February 9, 2022
The issues with Dr. Lander's tenure in the White House are a symptom of a large problem with scientific integrity and research in federal government ...