Press Clips

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


NATIONAL PARK SERVICE PROPOSING CHANGES TO PHILANTHROPIC PARTNERSHIPS AND DONATIONS

From: National Parks Traveler

"One of the slogans called Bud Light "the perfect beer for removing ‘no’ from your vocabulary for the night.” At the time, Public Employees for Environmental…

COURT DENIES SMMUSD MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT

From: The Malibu Times

"AU (formerly Malibu Unites) and PEER are plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed in March 2015 against SMMUSD Superintendent Sandra Lyon, together with district CFO Jan…

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."