Press Clips

Following are recent press clips from national publications that relate to PEER issues, campaigns and news releases.


NWS HAMPERED BY 'HIRING DEFICIT' - REPORT

From: Greenwire

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) circulated the PowerPoint briefing, which was presented to Commerce Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews in July.…

PARKS AND DEGRADATION: MISMANAGEMENT AND SCANDAL AT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

From: Men's Journal

""We call it the 'centennial hangover,' " says Jeff Ruch, executive director of the environmental watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.…

TRUMP URGED TO UNDO OBAMA'S NATIONAL MONUMENTS

From: Environment News Service

"“Having a President Trump take the unprecedented step of trying to unilaterally revoke monuments is guaranteed to trigger lawsuits that will likely remain…

UTAH'S BISHOP ASKS TRUMP TO CONSIDER REVOKING NATIONAL MONUMENTS

From: The Salt Lake Tribune

"While Congress has a clear privilege to revoke monument proclamations, doing so by presidential decree would lead to "lengthy litigation, paralysis and…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SAYS DNR IGNORES WATER SAFETY AT STATE PARKS

From: Ozarks First

"Laura Dumais with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) says the parks aren't properly maintaining their water distribution. "The way they're…

GOV. RICK SCOTT: A LAME DUCK WITH A LASER FOCUS ON JOBS

From: Tallahassee Democrat

"Easing up on regulations has been another feature of Scott’s pitch to businesses considering a move to Florida. A 2015 report by the Public Employees for…

QUALIFICATIONS OF INTERIOR CANDIDATES PALIN, GILLAM QUESTIONED

From: The Cordova Times

"“Elevating Sarah Palin’s abysmal record on the environment to a national level would be an unmitigated disaster,” said Rick Steiner, a retired University of…

THE 'THIN GREEN LINE' COULD USE SOME HELP

From: The Crime Report

"According to PEER, (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) there were 34 incidents involving attacks on US park rangers in 1995. By 2005 the number…

REMINDERS WHY PALIN WOULD BE TERRIBLE INTERIOR SECRETARY

From: SIT News

"With Sarah Palin’s name being floated as a potential Secretary of the Interior in President-Elect Donald Trump's administration, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

CELL PHONE TOWER ISSUE AT THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK RAISES QUESTION OF CONNECTIVITY IN NATIONAL PARKS

From: National Parks Traveler

"...the use of cell phones in wilderness also is controversial, as Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility reminds us with their challenge to…