Raw Story: Trump ‘advance man’ who became whistleblower says it ruined his life — but he has no regrets

Trump 'advance man' who became whistleblower says it ruined his life — but he has no regrets This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Kevin Chmielewski, and was originally published here. A Trump administration staffer who exposed former EPA chief Scott Pruitt's corruption slammed the former president in a new interview about how his life [...]

2021-10-14T15:48:05-04:00October 14th, 2021|EPA, Federal Whistleblowers, In The News|

Press Release: Rolling Stone Article Highlights the Broken Whistleblower System that has Failed Truth-Tellers Like Kevin Chmielewski

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 14, 2021 Rolling Stone Article Highlights the Broken Whistleblower System that has Failed Truth-Tellers Like Kevin Chmielewski  For the first time, former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s Deputy Chief of Staff-turned-whistleblower, Kevin Chmielewski, shares his full whistleblowing saga. WASHINGTON — Kevin Chmielewski, a Government Accountability Project client, became a whistleblower as the Deputy Chief of Staff [...]

2021-10-14T10:05:55-04:00October 14th, 2021|EPA, Press release|

Rolling Stone: He’s the Whistleblower Who Brought Down Trump’s EPA Chief. Now He’s Driving an Uber

He’s the Whistleblower Who Brought Down Trump’s EPA Chief. Now He’s Driving an Uber This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Kevin Chmielewski, and was originally published here. When Kevin Chmielewski emerged from the FBI’s fortress of a headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C., his head was spinning. It was the fall of 2017. [...]

2021-10-14T10:45:50-04:00October 14th, 2021|EPA, Federal Whistleblowers, First Amendment, In The News|

The Intercept: EPA Officials Exposed Whistleblowers Three Minutes After Receiving Confidential Complaint

EPA Officials Exposed Whistleblowers Three Minutes After Receiving Confidential Complaint This article features Government Accountability Project’s Environmental Counsel, Adam Arnold, and was originally published here. WITHIN MINUTES OF receiving a complaint from four Environmental Protection Agency whistleblowers in late June, an agency official shared the document with six EPA staffers, including at least one who [...]

2021-10-01T10:08:28-04:00September 30th, 2021|EPA, In The News, Whistleblower Rights|

Protecting our Planet: Celebrating the Importance of Whistleblowers on Earth Day

Protecting our Planet: Celebrating the Importance of Whistleblowers on Earth Day In honor of Earth Day on April 22, the world recognizes the anniversary of the modern environmental movement. Started in 1970, Earth Day provides an outlet for individuals and institutions alike to put a spotlight on the state of the planet.  At Government [...]

2021-06-03T12:19:11-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Blog, Environment, EPA|

Whistleblower News Network: Former EPA Official Files Whistleblower Retaliation Lawsuit

Former EPA Official Files Whistleblower Retaliation Lawsuit This article features our client Kevin Chmielewski and was originally published here. A former official who worked for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sued the agency and the Department of Energy (DOE) alleging whistleblower retaliation, according to an October 21 article from E&E News. Kevin Chmielewski filed the lawsuit on [...]

The New Republic: Scott Pruitt Was Even More Selfish and Vengeful Than We Thought

Scott Pruitt Was Even More Selfish and Vengeful Than We Thought This article features our client Kevin Chmielewski and was originally published here. When former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned in July 2018 amid a flurry of ethics scandals, he had already weathered months of inquiries into inappropriate use of the office for personal gain. [...]

2020-10-29T09:58:29-04:00October 28th, 2020|EPA, Government Accountability, In The News|

Federal News Network: Former top EPA official turned whistleblower is suing the agency for retaliation

Former top EPA official turned whistleblower is suing the agency for retaliation This podcast features our client Kevin Chmielewski and was originally published here. A former high ranking EPA employee turned whistleblower is now suing the agency for alleged retaliation. E&E News reported Kevin Chmielewski, formerly a top political aide to ex-EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt claimed EPA [...]

2020-10-28T13:09:53-04:00October 28th, 2020|EPA, Government Accountability, In The News|

POLITICO’s Morning Energy: French government blocks ‘dirty’ LNG

French government blocks 'dirty' LNG This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Kevin Chmielewski and was originally published here. The French government blocked a $7 billion LNG deal between Engie and a U.S. gas supplier over concerns that West Texas gas was too dirty. — President Donald Trump and Joe Biden will lock horns on [...]

2020-10-28T09:49:21-04:00October 28th, 2020|1st Amendment, EPA, In The News|

E&E News: Ex-EPA aide’s suit claims retaliation over Pruitt scandals

Ex-EPA aide's suit claims retaliation over Pruitt scandals This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Kevin Chmielewski and was originally published here. A former senior EPA official is suing the agency as well as the Department of Energy over alleged retaliation after he raised concerns about ex-Administrator Scott Pruitt's excessive spending and mismanagement. [...]