Press Clips

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


BOATS KILL RECORD NUMBERS OF FLORIDA MANATEES IN 2016

From: Orlando Sentinel

"In a recent statement, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the rise in fatal collisions could be the result of declining enforcement of…

NATIONAL PARKS, PUBLIC LAND AGENCIES TOLD TO BEEF UP DIVERSITY EFFORTS

From: Bloomberg

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told Bloomberg BNA Jan. 13 that recent— and well-publicized—allegations about sexual…

BOATS KILL RECORD NUMBER OF FLORIDA MANATEES IN 2016

From: NWF Daily News

"In a recent statement, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the rise in fatal collisions could be the result of declining enforcement of…

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,…

INTERIOR: WILDLIFE RESEARCH LAB LACKS 'SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY' - GROUP

From: Greenwire

"'We filed this complaint because the record indicated that USGS isn't doing enough to correct years of reported deficiencies,' Dumais said. 'The fact that we had to…

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…