During this extraordinary year, PEER is proud to have worked directly with our members and supporters to protect public employees and our environment.
Massachusetts communities struggle with PFAS contamination in their water supplies. One source of this contamination could be insecticides.
Government actions must reflect the reality of climate change. The Biden-Harris campaign promises to address climate change on public lands.
The President’s “Schedule F” order – which is most likely illegal — is just the latest example of our political system spinning out of control.
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is suing the U.S. Forest Service to produce an audit of staggering monetary losses from past timber sales in the Tongass National Forest.
Secretary Bernhardt continues his carousel of illegal appointments with new de facto NPS Director Margaret Emerson
Bureau of Land Management must confront climate change effects as a central element of its mission, as PEER presents in a 2021 action plan.
More ethical firestorms from intermingling official government duties with the upcoming election
The hobbling of the Post Office is yet another attempt to privatize and profit off of government services
International recognized Turtle Science and Recovery Program helps rescue loggerhead and green sea turtles but is being threatened by cuts to program funding.
As the North Atlantic right whale careens toward extinction, NOAA leaders refuse to act on the findings of the agency’s own scientists to protect them.
Greenhouse gases continue to rise to record levels driving global climate change, but one university is curtailing research by firing influential scientist.
Federal agencies are under White House pressure to “reopen” by bringing federal workers back to their offices. This is the wrong approach to reopening!
As we pass a grim mortality milestone for the COVID-19 pandemic, this immense death toll highlights the distressing extent of our national incapacity.
Trump’s response to the pandemic further shows a corrupt administration intent on disabling government, dismantling oversight, and purging those who disagree.
PEER joined 13 conservation groups in filing a lawsuit in federal court against the administration’s effort to eliminate clean water protections for wetlands and streams that feed drinking-water sources for 200 million Americans.
The Federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic is largely lead by non-scientists in the Offices of Public Affairs with public health officials used as props
Failure to address the pandemic lies with Trump and politicians like Mitch McConnell who have a long history gutting funding of our public health agencies and ignoring the advice of scientists and health advocates.
The bungled response to the COVID-19 pandemic exposes the rapid decline in the U.S. government’s ability to anticipate and respond to emerging and existing public health threats.
America’s coasts are still lined with a legion of large “legacy” dumps off high-level radioactive, medical, and other military and industrial wastes.