Environment

Notes From Underground: Season’s Greetings! Pipelines Leak! We Need Accountable Energy!

Notes From Underground: Season’s Greetings! Pipelines Leak! We Need Accountable Energy! By Adam Arnold, Environmental Counsel In 2022, we learned that humanity’s need for safe, reliable, accountable energy is still paramount. Or we should have – just like we should have in any of the forty or fifty years since the threat of anthropogenic [...]

2022-12-14T11:24:09-05:00December 14th, 2022|Blog, Environment, Whistleblowers|

Deadline: ‘All That Breathes,’ ‘Fire of Lice’ Erupt as IDA Documentary Awards Nominations Announced

'All That Breathes,’ ‘Fire of Lice’ Erupt as IDA Documentary Awards Nominations AnnouncedThis article features Meltdown: Three Mile Island, and was originally published here.Fire of Love and All That Breathes further established themselves as solid Oscar contenders, leading all comers as the IDA Documentary Awards nominations were announced today.Fire of Love, about scientists Katia and Maurice Krafft, a French couple [...]

CBR: 10 Most Interesting Documentaries of 2022 (So Far)

CBR: 10 Most Interesting Documentaries of 2022 (So Far) This article features Meltdown: Three Mile Island and was originally published here. Although there are decades of documentaries to choose from, 2022 has added many great films to the catalog. Some 2022 documentaries cover current cultural phenomenons like Tinder and SpaceX, while others bring a [...]

2022-10-11T10:19:27-04:00October 11th, 2022|Environment, In The News, Meltdown|

The Inflation Reduction Act: A Mixed Bag

The Inflation Reduction Act: A Mixed Bag By Adam Arnold, Environmental Counsel The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is undeniably the most substantial piece of climate legislation in US history. But is this a back-handed compliment, given the dearth of other substantial legislation on the world’s most pressing crisis? The bill is receiving praise and [...]

Inside EPA: Grassroots Protest Targets Lack Of EPA Action To Prevent Cancer Clusters

Grassroots Protest Targets Lack Of EPA Action To Prevent Cancer Clusters This article excerpt features an event sponsored by Government Accountability Project, and was originally published here. "Grassroots organizers are gearing up for a protest march on EPA headquarters next week to call attention to what they say is the failure of EPA and [...]

2022-09-29T11:27:09-04:00September 15th, 2022|Activism, Energy, Environment, EPA, In The News|

Looking Back at the Past to Protect the Future: Lessons from Meltdown: Three Mile Island

Looking Back at the Past to Protect the Future: Lessons from Meltdown: Three Mile Island Temperatures in Waco, Texas hit 108 degrees Fahrenheit this year, shattering the previous record of 104 degrees reached in 1917, 1935 and 1978. This case is not an isolated event; in fact, 92 all-time U.S. record high temperatures were [...]

Nuclear Whistleblowers Protected the Public from Disaster. Now We Must Protect their Right to Speak Up.

Nuclear Whistleblowers Protected the Public from Disaster. Now We Must Protect their Right to Speak Up. A new Netflix documentary released this spring, Meltdown: Three Mile Island, traced how brazen nuclear safety violations in the Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup threatened a full meltdown that would’ve taken out the East Coast. It was prevented only [...]

2022-06-23T11:50:08-04:00June 23rd, 2022|Blog, Energy, Environment, Meltdown, Whistleblower Rights|

Government Executive: The EPA is Getting Rid of Its Online Archive and Groups Are Unhappy

The EPA is Getting Rid of Its Online Archive and Groups Are Unhappy This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. The Environmental Protection Agency plans to sunset its online archive next month and activist groups are not happy about it. Content from the archive will be moved elsewhere when the archive [...]

2022-06-16T12:27:06-04:00June 16th, 2022|Environment, EPA, In The News, Scientific Integrity|

Press Release: U.S. Special Counsel Findings Vindicate Government Accountability Project Client Kevin Chmielewski, whose whistleblowing exposed Scott Pruitt’s corruption

For Immediate Release: May 27, 2022 U.S. Special Counsel Findings Vindicate Government Accountability Project Client Kevin Chmielewski, Whose Whistleblowing Exposed Scott Pruitt’s Corruption WASHINGTON – Scott Pruitt, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and current candidate for the United States Senate, resigned from his position in July 2018 after a flurry of [...]

FEDManager: Lawmakers Urge POTUS to Nominate OSTP Director Amid Ethical Concerns

Lawmakers Urge POTUS to Nominate OSTP Director Amid Ethical Concerns This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Rachel Wallace, and was originally published here. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, urged President Biden on Monday to submit a nominee to direct the Office of [...]