Press Clips

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


TRUMP APPOINTMENTS, POLICIES WILL HAVE LONG TERM IMPACTS ON NM

From: NM Political Report

"The Trump administration could be similar to the George W. Bush era, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

TRUMP'S CONFLICTS OF INTEREST COULD CONFLICT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

From: Washington Post

"Federal employees who enforce regulations “may be understandably reluctant to put objections, stipulations and cautions in writing for fear that it may cause…

NATIONAL PARKS: JARVIS WOOS CORPORATIONS, RICH PATRONS FOR STRAPPED AGENCY

From: Greenwire

"Ruch is currently recruiting co-plaintiffs from across the country to bolster PEER's claim that it has standing to bring such a case. As currently written, the proposal…

NATURE NOTES: CONTROVERSY SURROUNDS THE NATIONAL BISON RANGE

From: Elko Daily Free Press

"The land would be held in a trust by the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the benefit and use of the CSKT. A lawsuit has been filed by Public Employees for…

ENDANGERED FLORIDA PANTHER FACES NEW PRESSURES, CRITICAL CROSSROAD

From: News-Press

"The Conservancy is against the permit, so are Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER. PEER says the Immokalee incidental take permit and developments…

WITH FEWER AGENTS, EPA CUTS BACK ON CASES

From: Sentinel Echo

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which advocates for local, state and federal environmental workers, blamed the…

WHISTLE-BLOWER PROTECTIONS FOR FEDS MAY GET MAKEOVER UNDER TRUMP

From: Bloomberg

"Ruch said he’s concerned that federal employees may not be adequately protected when they’re told to take actions they believe are contrary to their agencies’ missions."

EPA REPORT: FRACKING CAN AFFECT DRINKING WATER

From: The NM Political Report

"In its final report on how hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is affecting water supplies, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency said the common oil…

TRUMP'S CHOICE FOR INTERIOR GETS MIXED REVIEWS

From: Science Magazine

"Zinke’s mix of positions makes him a less ideologically rigid Cabinet pick than several others expected to play a significant role in environmental issues, says…

SCIENTISTS FRANTICALLY COPYING CRITICAL CLIMATE DATA AS ENERGY DEPT REFUSES TO RELEASE NAMES

From: Eco Watch

"The gravest danger to these federal employees may be that they will lose their jobs in an anti-climate purge. "Rather than keep people on the payroll under instructions…