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REPORT | PEER 2022 Annual Report (PDF) 

| January 10, 2023
2022 Annual Report of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility ...

Letter to Forest Service – Futuring of Livestock Management – 12-30-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , | December 30, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Letter to J. Eric Davis Jr., U.S. Forest Service regarding the “futuring” of livestock management on federal public lands managed by the USFS TO: U.S. Forest Service FROM: Advocates for Snake Preservation, Aldo’s Silver City Broadband of the Great Old Broads for ...

Supplemental Comment to Minnesota PUC – Summit Carbon Solutions route permit completeness – 11-21-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , | November 21, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Supplemental Comment to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission regarding “the Application of Summit Carbon Solutions, LLC, for a Routing Permit” TO: Minnesota Public Utilities Commission FROM: Hudson Kingston, PEER DATE: November 21, 2022 TAGS: Minnesota, pollution, ...

Petition to Sec. Deb Haaland – Ban Lead Ammo in National Parks – 11-17-2022 (PDF) 

Tags: , , | November 17, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Rulemaking Petition to Secretary Deb Haaland to ban the use of lead ammunition and tackle in national parks TO: Secretary Deb Haaland FROM: PEER, American Bird Conservancy, Union of Concerned Scientists DATE: November 17, 2022 TAGS: NPS, lead ammo, wildlife protection ...

Reply Comment to Minnesota PUC – Summit Carbon Solutions route permit completeness – 11-14-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , | November 14, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Reply Comment to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission regarding “the Application of Summit Carbon Solutions, LLC, for a Routing Permit” TO: Minnesota Public Utilities Commission FROM: Hudson Kingston, PEER DATE: November 14, 2022 TAGS: Minnesota, pollution, energy See ...

Letter to EPA Region 8 – Next Steps on Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment – 11-11-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , , | November 11, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Letter to EPA Region 8 Administrator KC Becker requesting meeting on Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment’s (CDPHE) New Source Review Permitting TO: EPA Region 8 Administrator KC Becker FROM: Chandra Rosenthal, PEER DATE: November 11, 2022 TAGS: EPA, ...

REPORT | Bureau of Land Management Land Health Status – 11-09-2022 (PDF) 

Tags: , , | November 9, 2022
Huge swaths of BLM lands are failing fundamental land health standards with current livestock grazing management identified as a significant cause ...

Initial Comment to Minnesota PUC – Summit Carbon Solutions route permit completeness – 10-07-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , | October 7, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Initial Comment to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission regarding “the Application of Summit Carbon Solutions, LLC, for a Routing Permit” TO: Minnesota Public Utilities Commission FROM: Hudson Kingston, PEER DATE: October 7, 2022 TAGS: Minnesota, pollution, energy ...

REPORT | Toxic PFAS Chemicals Measured in Nashville Fertilizer – 08-09-2022 (PDF) 

Tags: , | August 15, 2022
DESCRIPTION: PEER and Sierra Club Tennessee measured concentrations of PFAS or “forever chemicals,” in three bags of Music City Gold, a fertilizer made of sewage waste from the Nashville Central and Whites Creek wastewater treatment plants. BY: Scott Banbury, Sonya Lunder, and Denise ...

Letter to Sec. Deb Haaland – Plastic Free Parks in Two Not Ten Years – 08-09-2022 (PDF) 

Tags: , , , | August 9, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Letter to Secretary Deb Haaland to move up the Department of Interior/National Park Service plastic-free timeline from 10 years to 2 years TO: Secretary Deb Haaland FROM: PEER, Green Latinos and Beyond Plastics DATE: August 09, 2022 TAGS: NPS, Plastic Free Parks ...

Letter to Sec. Haaland – Climate Impacts of Livestock Grazing – 07-22-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , , | July 22, 2022
Letter to Secretary Deb Haaland and the Climate Task Force regarding Interior’s failure to address climate Impacts of its commercial livestock program ...

REPORT | The Biden Administration’s Bureau of Land Management

Tags: , , | July 19, 2022
Report on the Bureau of Land Management under the Biden Administration and its obligation to rebuild the agency to meet today’s challenges ...

REPORT | 2021 Florida Enforcement Report

Tags: , , | July 12, 2022
Report on Enforcement Efforts by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection – Calendar Year 2021 ...

Supplemental Comment to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission – Great River Energy Cambridge Plant Permit Alteration – 07-01-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , | July 1, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Supplemental Comment to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in the In the Matter of a Request for a Minor Alteration to Great River Energy’s 170 MW, Natural Gas-Fired, Simple Cycle Combustion Turbine Generator at its Cambridge 2 Peaking Plant Site near Cambridge, ...

Outside Witness Testimony – Senate Appropriations Committee – 06-10-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , , | June 10, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Outside Witness Testimony in Support of Increasing Staffing Levels in Public Land Use Agencies TO: The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies FROM: PEER DATE: June 10, 2022 TAGS: NPS, DOI, BLM, law enforcement, rangers,   ...

Amicus Brief for PolyMet Mining Permit – Minnesota Supreme Court – 06-09-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , | June 9, 2022
DESCRIPTION: Amicus Brief In the Matter of the Denial of Contested Case Hearing Requests and Issuance of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System/State Disposal System Permit No. MN0071013 for the Proposed NorthMet Project St. Louis County Hoyt Lakes and Babbitt Minnesota. DATE: ...

Public Comment on Polymet Mine Permit – Fond du Lac Band’s Objection – 06-16-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , , | June 6, 2022
PEER’s comment to the Army Corps of Engineers regarding the Fond du Lac Band’s Objection to the Proposed Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit for the NorthMet Mine Project ...

Letter to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission – Great River Energy Cambridge Plant Permit Alteration – 05-13-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , | May 13, 2022
DESCRIPTION: PEER letter to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in the In the Matter of a Request for a Minor Alteration to Great River Energy’s 170 MW, Natural Gas-Fired, Simple Cycle Combustion Turbine Generator at its Cambridge 2 Peaking Plant Site near Cambridge, Isanti County ...

Letter to EPA and Colorado DPHE- Review of Civil Rights Compliance – 05-09-2022 (PDF)

DESCRIPTION: PEER letter on state of Colorado’s air permitting program with regard to EPA’s nondiscrimination regulation and the current review TO: EPA and Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment FROM: Chandra Rosenthal, PEER DATE: May 9, 2022 TAGS: EPA, Colorado, ...

Letter to Sec. Deb Haaland – NODAP at Dept of Interior – 04-19-2022 (PDF)

Tags: , , | April 19, 2022
DESCRIPTION: PEER letter to Secretary Deb Haaland on Interior’s continued use of the harsh personnel policy known as Notice of Opportunity to Demonstrate Acceptable Performance process, known as a “NODAP.” TO: Secretary Deb Haaland FROM: Tim Whitehouse, PEER DATE: April 19, 2022 ...
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