Huffington Post: Flood Threat to Nuclear Plants Covered Up By Regulators, NRC Whistleblower Claims
A whistleblowing engineer has sent a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, accusing federal personnel of covering up major vulnerabilities of nuclear power facilities that are situated downstream from large dams – largely because of the risk of floods in the event of dam failure. Another engineer has made similar allegations.
Kit Foshee Comment on BPI Lawsuit
Former GAP client Kit Foshee was named as a defendant in a defamation lawsuit filed by Beef Products, Inc. – the producer of the controversial ammoniated beef product commonly known as 'pink slime.' On Friday, Foshee released a statement through GAP.
Manager at DeCoster Egg Farm Admits Bribe Conspiracy Before 2010 Outbreak
The former manager of the Iowa egg farm linked to the 2010 Salmonella outbreak has admitted involvement in a conspiracy to bribe a USDA inspector to let "unapproved eggs" enter the marketplace. GAP's Food Integrity Campaign reports.
Indefinite Detention: WaPo = Wrong; Judge Forrest = Right
GAP National Security & Human Rights Director Jesselyn Radack critiques a Washington Post editorial that defends the Executive's right to indefinitely detain American citizens.
Coast to Coast with George Noory: NSA Whistleblower
NSA whistleblower and GAP client Thomas Drake spoke on a long-form radio program about his whistleblowing experiences and the problems plaguing the agency.
Sante Fe New Mexican: Former County Worker Claims Whistle-Blower Law Violations
A former county employee in Santa Fe is suing, alleging that his rights under the state Whistleblower Protection Act were violated. The whistleblower claims to have been fired for reporting accounting irregularities involving county vendors to the media.
Dylan Blaylock is Communications Director for the Government Accountability Project, the nation's leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization.