Press Clips

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


ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS ZERO IN ON BLM REPORT FAILURE

From: Redlands Daily Facts

"“Without accurate monitoring results and reporting, there is no way to evaluate the harm to endangered species that is occurring and therefore no way to…

GROUP PLANS TO SUE BLM OVER SPECIES PROTECTION

From: The Desert Sun

"The Center for Biological Diversity, the Sierra Club, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Desert Survivors sent two letters to federal agencies…

AIR POLLUTION: OIL AND GAS BOOM, BUDGET WOES STRAIN EPA'S MONITORING NETWORK

From: E&E Publishing

"That point was driven home to New Jersey environmentalist Bill Wolfe by, of all things, the Bridgegate scandal that has embroiled Gov. Chris Christie's (R) second…

FOREST SERVICE’S LAW ENFORCERS GIVE MANAGEMENT LOW MARKS

From: The Seattle Times

"WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is not known for workplace contentment, ranking fourth from the bottomamong 19 federal agencies as best places…

EXXON VALDEZ LAWSUIT UNRESOLVED 25 YEARS AFTER SPILL

From: Environment News Service

"The issue driving the ongoing debate is how much damage the spill is still causing Alaska’s fish, wildlife and environment, according to documents posted…

FOREST SERVICE VIDEO-CAM PURCHASE CALLED 'WASTE OF MONEY'

From: Federal Daily

"A government watchdog group bashed a Forest Service purchase of wearable video recording devices that the group said had not been field tested and ultimately proved…

CAN I GET A DASANI, BRO? NOT IN THIS NATIONAL PARK, YOU CAN’T!

From: Grist

"“Man,” said one bear to the other, prying open his Dasani water bottle with one claw. “It’s gonna be such a bummer once they ban thesebabies.”

“I feel you, dude,”…

NEARLY TWO DOZEN NATIONAL PARKS BAN SALES OF DISPOSABLE PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES

From: National Parks Traveler

"For most parks, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, disposable plastic water bottles represent the biggest source of trash…

‘STARVATION DIET’?

From: Safety and Health

"And in light of the allegations raised in Brown’s report, on Feb. 11 advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a complaint with…

EIGHT YEARS AFTER EXXON SETTLEMENT, SOME SEEK $100 MILLION FROM 'REOPENER' CLAUSE

From: Alaska Dispatch

"Monday marked the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and questions still linger over whether Alaskans received their fair share from the settlement.

In…