Press Clips

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


GROUP WANTS PROBE OF WHETHER FLA. BANNED CLIMATE-CHANGE TALK

From: The New York Times

"Did Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration ban state environmental scientists from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming" in their work?..Jerry…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS PLAN TO SUE TO STOP YOU FROM SWIMMING WITH MANATEES

From: New Times Broward Palm Beach

"Manatees are the cute-looking sea cows that bring on Florida tourists like iron filings to a magnet...PEER -- or the Public Employees for Environmental…

LAWSUIT TARGETS MORE PROTECTION FOR FLORIDA MANATEES

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

"“Five years ago, we served a similar notice but agreed to hold off suing because the Service promised to make improvements,” said Laura Dumais, an…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP WANTS RESTRICTIONS ON MANATEE ENCOUNTERS

From: My FOX 13 News Tampa Bay

"Manatees are the lifeblood of Citrus County's economy, but just like the manatee, that economy could be endangered…by a lawsuit...Public Employees for…

SIX REASONS YOU SHOULDN'T BE SHOCKED RICK SCOTT BANNED DEP FROM USING "CLIMATE CHANGE"

From: New Times Broward Palm Beach 

"But this is nothing new. When Scott took over in 2011, there was a 28 percent drop in enforcement cases handled by the DEP, while pollution…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP WANTS TO STOP PEOPLE FROM SWIMMING WITH THE MANATEES

From: Tampa Bay Times

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a notice Monday that it intends to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over protections for the endangered…

FISH AND WILDLIFE WHISTLEBLOWER RETALIATION CASE RAISES QUESTIONS

From: High Country News

"The drama of Mowad’s last months in office unfolds in a nearly 700-page transcript of the hearing for his retaliation complaint. Released by the nonprofit Public…

FOREST SERVICE LAW ENFORCEMENT TAKES BUDGET HIT; REGION 1 REVIEWS 15 VACANCIES

From: Ravalli Republic

"Jeff Ruch of the federal watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the decline has been particularly steep in the past two years.…

SAFETY OF ARTIFICIAL TURF REMAINS AN ISSUE IN KINNELON

From: NorthJersey.com

"According to Charles, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on Synthetic Turf has requested that the Consumer Product Safety Commission…

AN UPDATE ON NEVADA SCOFFLAW CLIVEN BUNDY

From: High Country News

"The whistleblower nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), says that the DOJ is likely sitting on the case. But Natalie Collins,…