Press Clips

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


PARK SERVICE CHIEF APOLOGIZES FOR UNETHICAL BEHAVIOR

From: Washington Post

"eff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, raised questions about the apology. “This apology,” Ruch said, “coming months…

AT PACKED HIGHLANDS HEARING SUSPICION AND SKEPTICISM RUN DEEP

From: NJ Spotlight

"The state’s bid to open up a portion of the Highlands to development won both praise and criticism last evening, with some hoping it could enhance land values while…

CHANGES TO NJ HIGHLANDS RULES A STEP FORWARD

From: Lehigh Valley Live

"Opponents — including Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which has filed a challenge — say the changes are based on flawed data and will lead…

ATTACKS AGAINST FEDERAL RANGE AND FOREST WORKERS ON RISE

From: Central Valley Business Times

"Assaults against national forest and rangeland employees and facilities rose sharply last year, according to data obtained by the advocacy group…

ATTACKS ON NATIONAL FOREST, RANGE WORKERS INCREASING PEER SAYS

From: Safety & Health

"Assaults on national forest and range workers increased significantly in 2015, according to watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."

TRIBES TAKE ISSUE WITH PEER BISON RANGE LAWSUIT

From: Montana Standard

"The plaintiffs say the federal agency again failed to conduct necessary environmental review before telling CSKT Chairman Vernon Finley in February that it would…

THE WAMPUS CATS A CHINESE JACKSON HOLE AND A SHERIFF ON THE LOOSE

From: High Country News

"The whole idea is outrageous, according to park watchdogs like Jeff Ruch, head of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: “Every developed area in…

INDUSTRY RIPS EPA FOR OVERREACHING ON CHEMICAL RISK RULE

From: Law 360

"he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed changes to its chemical facility risk management program rule prompted nearly 35,000 responses, with many chemical…

TARGETED FOR DEATH, FISH EATING BIRDS GAIN REPRIEVE FROM FEDERAL COURT

From: The State (SC)

"On Wednesday, a U.S. court in Washington suspended two federal orders that have allowed South Carolina and other states to authorize the mass killing of cormorants."

RULING COULD END CORMORANT HUNTS

From: T & D

"Wednesday’s court decision was in response to a legal challenge by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an organization that represents federal natural resource…