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Letter to U.S. House Representatives – Opposition to H.R. 615 -4-29-2024 (PDF)

by | April 29, 2024
DESCRIPTION: Letter to U.S. House Representatives Regarding Opposition to H.R. 615 TO: U.S. House Representatives FROM: PEER, American Bird Conservancy, Earthjustice, Oregon Wild, Western Watersheds Project, and 17 other organizations DATE: April 29, 2024 TAGS: DOI, lead ammo, wildlife, ...

COMMENTARY | Letter to the EPA: Take Action on “Devil’s Bargain” Pesticides

by | March 27, 2023
The environment needs protection from neonic-coated seeds, which are by far the broadest pesticide/insecticide application across the country ...

COMMENTARY | “Climate Smart” Agriculture Requires Better Environmental Assessments

by | October 2, 2022
USDA should skip playing the markets and allow for greater public input as it develops its climate programs ...

Letter to BLM, USDA – Scope of environmental review for Federal Lands, Minnesota – 01-19-2022 (PDF)

by | January 19, 2022
DESCRIPTION: PEER submitted a letter covering past USFS employee critical feedback, treaty rights impacting NEPA scope, and economic issues related to a USFS and BLM proposal to remove a large amount of BLM-controlled mineral resources under the Superior National Forest from leasing for ...

BLOG | Research Suppression at USDA and Stagnation of Agricultural Science

by | February 11, 2021
Jonathan Lundgren was a top-rated USDA research scientist until he started revealing the environmental harms of the neonicotinoid insecticides and other favorite products of the pesticide industry ...
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