Letters, Public Comments and Reports

Petition to DOI – TAPS Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement – 06-12-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , , , , | June 12, 2024
Petition to complete a supplemental environmental Impact statement for the trans-alaska pipeline system & plan for dismantlement, removal, & restoration ...

Comment – EPA Proposed ICR – 5-28-2024 (PDF)

DESCRIPTION: Written comments to EPA regarding proposed ICR (Information Collection Request) for the POTW (Publicly Owned Treatment Works) Influent PFAS Study TO: Director Deborah Nagle, Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water’s Office of Science & Technology FROM: PEER, ...

Letter to Representatives Thompson and Scott – Remove Sections of FFNSA – 5-22-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , , | May 22, 2024
DESCRIPTION: Letter to the House Committee on Agriculture’s Chair and Ranking Member to remove sections of the Farm, Food and National Security Act that would limit state and local authority to regulate pesticides TO: Chair G.T. Thompson and Ranking Member David Scott, House ...

Letter to USGS – Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni National Monument – 5-15-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , | May 16, 2024
Letter to the U.S. Geological Survey regarding the GAP classification of the Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni–Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument ...

Letter to DOI and BLM – National Interagency Seed and Restoration Center – 5-15-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , , | May 15, 2024
Letter to U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management regarding the National Interagency Seed and Restoration Center ...

REPORT | Evaluating Trends in Rangeland Health on Bureau of Land Management Lands (PDF)

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U.S. Bureau of Land Management data obtained and analyzed by PEER provides valuable insights into the health of grazing allotments ...

Letter to BLM Director and Attorney General – BLM’s FOIA Backlog -4-30-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , , , | April 30, 2024
DESCRIPTION: Letter to BLM Director Stone Manning and Attorney General Garland Requesting to Meet Regarding BLM’s Backlog of FOIA Requests TO: Director Tracy Stone Manning, Bureau of Land Management, and Attorney General Merrick Garland FROM: PEER, Western Watersheds Project, ...

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

Tags: , , , | 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, ...

Comment – EPA Proposed Rule on PFAS – 4-8-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , , , | April 8, 2024
DESCRIPTION: Written comments to EPA regarding proposed rule listing only certain PFAS as hazardous constituents TO: Environmental Protection Agency FROM: PEER DATE: April 8, 2024 TAGS: EPA, PFAS, toxic chemicals, chemical safety       ...

Letter to Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands – Allagash Wilderness Waterway Development – 3-11-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , , | March 11, 2024
DESCRIPTION: Letter to Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands regarding Allagash Wilderness Waterway development TO: Director Andy Cutko, Department of Conservation FROM: Timothy Whitehouse, PEER DATE: March 11, 2024       ...

REPORT | Maryland’s Energy Subsidies Are Going Up in Flames

Tags: , | March 5, 2024
The Reclaim Renewable Energy Act of 2024 would eliminate trash incineration from Maryland’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard ...

Comment – FWS Proposed Rules for National Wildlife Refuge System – 3-4-2024 (PDF)

DESCRIPTION: Written comments to FWS regarding proposed rulemaking and policy updates for the National Wildlife Refuge System TO: Fish and Wildlife Service FROM: PEER; Wilderness Watch; Alliance for the Wild Rockies; Animals Are Sentient Beings, Inc.; Californians for Western Wilderness; ...

Comment – Candidates for SACC – 3-1-2024 (PDF)

DESCRIPTION: Written comments to EPA regarding candidates under consideration for appointment to the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) TO: Environmental Protection Agency FROM: PEER, The Concerned Citizens of St. John, Earthjustice, Environmental Defense Fund, Moms Clean Air ...

Comment – EPA Requirements for Treated Seeds – 2-8-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , | February 8, 2024
DESCRIPTION: Written comments regarding EPA requirements for treated seeds TO: Environmental Protection Agency FROM: Peter Jenkins, PEER DATE: February 8, 2024 TAGS: EPA, pesticides       ...

Comment – EPA Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Improvements – 2-2-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , , | February 2, 2024
DESCRIPTION: Written comments regarding proposed lead and copper rule improvements TO: Environmental Protection Agency FROM: PEER DATE: February 2, 2024 TAGS: EPA, lead, copper       ...

Comment – NPS Proposed Climbing Directives – 1-30-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , , , | January 30, 2024
DESCRIPTION: Written comments regarding proposed climbing directives that would allow increase in climbing at expense of wilderness TO: National Park Service FROM: PEER; Wilderness Watch, Idaho Office; Alliance for the Wild Rockies; Alpine Lakes Protection Society (ALPS); Bold Visions ...

Comment – USFS Proposed Climbing Directives – 1-30-2024 (PDF)

DESCRIPTION: Written comments regarding proposed climbing directives that would allow increase in climbing at expense of wilderness TO: U.S. Forest Service FROM: PEER; Wilderness Watch, Idaho Office; Alliance for the Wild Rockies; Alpine Lakes Protection Society (ALPS); Bold Visions ...

Letter to DOI Inspector General – Exemptions of Habitat Protections -1-9-2024 (PDF)

Tags: , , , , | January 9, 2024
DESCRIPTION: Letter to DOI IG Greenblatt to Update Request for Investigation (Into Exemptions of Habitat Protections) with New Information TO: Inspector General Mark Greenblatt, Department of Interior FROM: Timothy Whitehouse, PEER DATE: January 9, 2024       ...

Comment – DOE Removal of EIS requirement – 12-31-2023 (PDF)

Tags: , | December 31, 2023
DESCRIPTION: Written comments regarding the removal of the requirement for an environmental assessment of certain infrastructure projects TO: Department of Energy FROM: PEER; Beyond Toxics; Clean Water Action; Sea Life Conservation; Clean+Healthy; Protect Our Woods; Alliances of Nurses for ...
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