Press Clips

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


SANCTIONED SLAUGHTER OF FISH EATING BIRDS BROKE LAW JUDGE RULES

From: Nola.com

"The advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued the government to stop the practice, which is known as "lethal removal.""

Read More … | Mar 31, 2016 | Tags: FWS

COURT FIND FWS VIOLATED LAW BY APPROVING CORMORANT KILLS

From: E & E

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility argued that the agency had failed to prepare an environmental impact statement when it reissued orders to authorize killing…

JUDGE: SANCTIONED SLAUGHTER OF FISH EATING BIRDS BROKE LAW

From: ABC News

"The advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued the government to stop the practice, which is known as "lethal removal.""

Read More … | Mar 30, 2016 | Tags: FWS

CANCER RATES ARE INCREASING AMONG ATHLETES, QUESTIONS OVER RUBBER TURFS

From: Albany Daily Star

"“We’re happy it’s getting this level of attention,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a national…

COURT DECLINES SMMUSD MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT

From: Westside Today

"District’s motion for summary judgment on March 28, 2016. As a result of this decision, it is likely the action filed by America Unites for Kids and Public Employees…

COURT RULES AGAINST PROGRAM TO KILL PESKY BIRDS

From: The State

"A government program allowing hunters to kill a species of bird blamed for eating too many fish sustained a setback in federal court Tuesday after a legal fight between…

PARK SERVICE SHOULD NOT CLASSIFY HYBRIDIZED BEEFALO AS NATIVE WILDLIFE

From: Sonoran News

"The National Park Service should withdraw a report concluding that a herd of hybridized bison marooned on the North Rim are wildlife “native” to Grand Canyon National…

GUEST COMMENTARY TAKING A LOOK AT ARTICLE 47

From: Concord Journal

"A Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility review cautioned that the Federal Research Plan is not a plan to action but a plan to study."

PEER CALLS ON GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK TO WITHDRAW REPORT ON BISON

From: National Parks Traveler

"Bison are not native to Grand Canyon National Park and a report that claims they are should be withdrawn by the National Park Service and not relied upon…

GROUP QUESTIONS US CHANGE CALLING NATIONAL PARK BISON NATIVE

From: The Clay Center Dispatch

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the agency's position was a surprise because it was a reversal from its longstanding stance that…