Press Clips

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


APPEALS COURT RULES IN BIG CYPRESS SWAMP BUGGY ACCESS CASE

From: Naples Daily News

"Other groups suing over the Addition Lands trails were Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the Florida Biodiversity Project, Sierra Club, Wilderness…

SMMUSD HAS UNTIL 2019 TO REMOVE PCB FROM MALIBU HIGH, JUAN CABRILLO

From: Malibu Surfside News

"As an initial matter, the court determined that PEER lacked organizational “standing” — a legal term essentially meaning the right to pursue an action —…

FEDERAL JUDGE APPROVES MALIBU CAMPUS MODERNIZATION PLAN

From: Canyon News

"According to the press release from the SMMUSD, the court case began on March 23, 2015. America Unites for Kids, which is a group of Malibu community members, and…

WITH RULING, FISH FARMS SEE RUIN FLYING IN

From: Arkansas Online

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said individual permits to kill a limited number of double-crested cormorants…

ENVIROS LOSE FIGHT OVER BIG CYPRESS PRESERVE

From: Courthouse News Service

"Plaintiffs included the National Parks Conservation Association and John Adornato III, one of its directors; the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility;…

JUDGE ORDERS PCB'S REMOVED FROM MALIBU SCHOOLS BY THE END OF 2019

From: 89.3 KPCC

""We wish that the remediation had been ordered even sooner, but we’re very happy that we won the merits of the case," said Paula Dinerstein, attorney for Public Employees…

PUBLIC LANDS: OFF-ROAD RACE DIDN'T RUN THROUGH NEVADA MONUMENT AFTER ALL

From: Greenwire

""Kind of a weird ending," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, who protested the race passing through Basin and…

COURT SIDES WITH NPS OVER OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES AT BIG CYPRESS

From: Greenwire

"The National Parks Conservation Association and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed lawsuits under the Wilderness and Organic acts. PEER also raised…

OFF-ROAD RACE DIDN'T RUN THROUGH NEVADA MONUMENT AFTER ALL

From: ABC News

"Ruch said he didn't learn of the last-minute detour until he received a confidential call from a BLM employee earlier this week. The agency's failure to inform the public…

COURT REQUIRES SMMUSD TO REMOVE PCB'S BY 2019

From: Santa Monica Daily Press

"In March 2015, America Unites and PEER filed a lawsuit against then-Supt. Sandra Lyon, chief financial officer Jan Maez and all seven school board members…