Press Clips

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


EPA OFFICIAL TO TOUR MALIBU HIGH OVER HEALTH CONCERNS

From: ABC 7

"MALIBU, Calif. (KABC) -- The regional director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will tour Malibu High School on Friday to look at the possible dangerous toxins…

OFF-ROAD GROUPS TEAM UP TO OPPOSE OCOTILLO WELLS LAWSUIT

From: Power Sports Business

"The American Sand Association (aSa) through its partnership with Ecologic Partners is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Tierra Del Sol Four…

DANIEL PATTERSON, PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

From: Federal News Radio

"For federal rangers in the Southwest, it's been a rough few months with threats of violence and open defiance of their rules. Now a group representing federal…

UTAH ‘HIGH RISK’ OIL WELLS AMONG THOSE LEFT UNINSPECTED

From: Salt Lake Tribune

""There is a rush to approve unprecedented levels of oil and gas drilling on public lands and there’s clearly very lax oversight," said Daniel Patterson, now…

GROUP SUING BLM FOR RECORDS ABOUT NEVADA STANDOFF

From: Seattle PI

"LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management has been sued by a watchdog group that wants to review its decision-making and records about a cattle roundup that led…

DRAFT EIS PROPOSES CULLING THOUSANDS OF CORMORANTS TO REDUCE SALMONID PREDATION

From: The Columbia Basin

"“Frankly, this is a crazy, crude and needlessly cruel plan that should go right back to the drawing board,” said Jeff Ruch, Public Employees for Environmental…

16,000 CORMORANTS OF EAST SAND ISLAND TO BE SHOT DEAD TO SAVE ENDANGERED SALMON

From: French Tribune

"Environmental advocates have severely criticized the plan. "This is a crazy, crude and needlessly cruel plan that should go right back to the drawing board. This…

PUBLIC WORKERS’ GROUP FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT SEEKING ANSWERS ON BUNDY RANCH STANDOFF

From: Raw Story

"SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) – An advocacy group for public employees sued the Bureau of Land Management on Thursday, seeking documents detailing the agency’s actions during…

BLM SUED FOR DOCUMENTS ON BUNDY STANDOFF

From: Review Journal

"The suit was filed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which said its requests for Bundy-related information filed under the Freedom of Information…

ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO KILL 16,000 CORMORANTS ON EAST SAND ISLAND IN COLUMBIA RIVER ESTUARY

From: The Oregonian

""This is a crazy, crude and needlessly cruel plan that should go right back to the drawing board," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental…