Press Clips

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


EXXON VALDEZ DAMAGES SUIT DRAGS INTO 2015 AND PERHAPS BEYOND

From: SitNews

"Washington, D.C. - The longest running environmental lawsuit in American history will continue to plod on with no end in sight, according to documents posted Monday by…

EDITORIAL: EXXON-VALDEZ DELAYS PROVE THE NEED FOR OIL-TRAIN GUARANTEES

From: The Daily Astorian

"Commenting on the case, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility draws a particular lesson for why citizens must remain engaged in making sure BP…

EPA EXTENDS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR PLAN TO REMOVE MERCURY CONTAMINATED SEDIMENT FROM BOTTOM OF POMPTON LAKE; EPA TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION FOR POMPTON LAKES COMMUNITY TONIGHT

From: EIN News

"In response to requests from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Citizens for a Clean Pompton Lakes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will…

A NEW MAP SHOWS RANGELAND HEALTH NATIONWIDE

From: High Country News

"Disagreements like the one in Battle Mountain are hardly novel in Western politics. But this week, a new tool to understand livestock impact on public lands…

WILL CELL PHONE COMPANIES RUIN NATIONAL PARKS BY INSTALLING WI-FI IN THE WILDERNESS?

From: TakePart

"How badly do you need to watch that cat video while you wait for Old Faithful’s next eruption? That’s the question posed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

YELLOWSTONE AND GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK COULD GET FIBER OPTIC CONNECTIONS

From: Slate

"The Yellowstone plans and others like them have garnered ire from interest groups like Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, who filed a public records request…

N.J. OPEN SPACE BALLOT QUESTION PASSES, BUT COULD IT HURT ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS?

From: NJ.com

"“It doesn’t make sense to buy 50 acres in the Highlands, which is already protected anyway, instead of removing 1000 underground storage tanks in Essex County,” said Bill…

PARKS SERVICE PLANS TO LAY $34 MILLION OF FIBER-OPTIC CABLE IN YELLOWSTONE, GRAND TETONS

From: Think Progress

"While there are arguments for safety and information-sharing, not everyone is happy with the plan. A group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

TALK OF $30 MILLION FIBER OPTIC NETWORK AT YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK RENEWS DEBATE

From: National Parks Traveler

"For a handful of years now the topic of increased cellphone reception in the park system has been before the National Park Service. Yellowstone National…

EDITORIAL: NO REASON TO RUSH ON YELLOWSTONE BANDWIDTH

From: The Salt Lake Tribune

"Yellowstone can meet that call to action without the fiber optic line, and the talks have brought a rebuke from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…