Press Clips

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


GOVERNMENT ANIMAL DISEASE LAB NEEDS BETTER OVERSIGHT

From: ABC News

"Public records obtained by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility cast doubt on the validity of research conducted at the National Wildlife Health Center,…

GROUP: GOVERNMENT ANIMAL DISEASE LAB NEEDS BETTER OVERSIGHT

From: Star Tribune

"Public records obtained by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility cast doubt on the validity of research conducted at the National Wildlife Health Center,…

FEDERAL WORKFORCE: 'EVERYBODY'S KIND OF WAITING FOR THE HAMMER TO FALL'

From: Greenwire

"Among the principal concerns for workers right now is "whether or not their jobs and their programs will continue to exist," said Jeff Ruch, president of the watchdog…

GROUP ALLEGES DEFICIENCIES AT FEDERAL WILDLIFE CENTER

From: Channel 3000

"A spokeswoman from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said public records obtained by the Maryland-based nonprofit reveal "serious deficiencies and…

OBAMA'S ENERGY DEPARTMENT MOVES TO STOP POLITICAL ATTACKS ON SCIENTISTS

From: Buzzfeed News

"The Energy Department hasn’t been a star performer. In a 2013 scientific integrity report card compiled by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER),…

LAWMAKER TARGETS FEASTING BIRDS IN BILL TO PROTECT FISH FARMS

From: Greenwire

""It wasn't like our lawsuit invalidated the regulation," Ruch said. "We sued them just because they didn't do it properly." He said he doesn't think FWS is ready to…

WATCHDOG SPOTLIGHTS ENFORCEMENT IN QUESTION FOR PRUITT

From: Greenwire

"In a letter to Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.), the Environment and Public Works Committee chairman and ranking member, respectively, Public Employees…

AFTER SEVEN TUMULTUOUS YEARS, NPS DIRECTOR JON JARVIS RETIRED

From: Grand Canyon News

"“By almost any measure, Jon Jarvis is the worst Park Service Director within living memory,” he said. “In a misguided quest for ‘relevancy,’ Jarvis repeatedly…

ENVIROS THINK TRUMP'S EPA CHIEF COULD MEAN MORE FLINT WATER SCANDALS

From: Daily Caller

"Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s states’ rights advocacy and criticism of federal “overreach” could make it more difficult to prevent future environmental…

ARE THE EPA'S EMERGENCY RADIATION LIMITS A COVER FOR FUKUSHIMA FUMBLES?

From: Truthout

"Opponents say that under the proposed guidelines, concentration limits for several types of radionuclides would allow a lifetime permissible dose in a week or a month,…