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January 30, 2024

Federal Agency Workers Urge Congress to Protect Them from Reprisals Against Whistleblowers

Urge Intervention in Nomination of Cathy Harris, President Biden’s Pick for US Merit Systems Protection Board


Whistleblower Joe Carson dishes on how the federal government has ignored ongoing nuclear safety risks.

How deep does corruption run within the legal frameworks of federal agencies? Joe Carson, a seasoned whistleblower and nuclear safety engineer, delves deep into the chilling realities of how the federal government manages whistleblowing. He uncovers how agency attorneys prioritize protecting their clients—the agencies—over the public’s safety, including mishandling nuclear weapons security. Carson’s personal journey, seasoned with both triumphs and severe retaliations, exposes a systemic failure in safeguarding whistleblowers and ultimately the American public.
Host L Todd Wood interviews former Dept of Energy whistleblower Joe Carson on the lack of Federal whistleblower protection nationwide.
As part of his recent State of the Union address, President Biden sent a letter (via an email from agency heads) to over two million federal agency employees. It concluded with, “Know that your President has your back.”

Joe Carson is a whistleblower advocate.

March 6, 2024

The Awake Nation

Joseph Carson is a Department of Energy whistleblower that says lives are at risk in the nuclear energy field because of one very incompetent individual.

Joseph (Joe) Carson, PE (professional engineer) is a decorated veteran of the Nuclear Navy, a nuclear safety engineer in the US Department of Energy (DOE) and an “eight-time prevailing” federal agency whistleblower. His whistleblowing about worker and public safety issues – and his non-violently confronting the resulting lawyer-led campaign of reprisal, contributed to the passage of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) by which over 135,000 former DOE workers have received over 20 billion dollars in compensation.
Joe Carson is a decorated veteran of the Nuclear Navy, a nuclear safety engineer in the US Department of Energy and an “eight-time prevailing” federal agency whistleblower. Help whistleblowers speak up without retaliation. Sign the petition here.
Joe Carson blew the whistle on the Department of Defense for using paid consultants to supplement employees. On this episode of the Whistleblowers, John Kiriakou speaks with Carson about the fallout and retaliation from the DOE.
Joe Carson, a US government whistleblower, discusses the challenges and importance of exposing unethical practices within government agencies. He recounts his experiences with the Department of Energy and highlights the lack of oversight and accountability within the organization.
Joseph Carson, an Energy Department nuclear safety engineer originally from Brooklyn, NY, walked into the moral hazard of working for the U.S. government nearly as soon as his career started.
Energy Department engineer Joe Carson is legal pen pal to numerous agencies.