Press Clips

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


OUR VIEW: GIMMICKS AREN'T RIGHT WAY TO FUND NATIONAL PARKS

From: Citizen-Times

"Jeff Ruch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which is trying to rally the park community to fight the plan, has a different view. “Every developed…

CSKT ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF BISON RANGE WORKING GROUP

From: Missoula Independent

"The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes this morning announced the formation of a forum for public discussion on the proposed transfer of the National…

PARK PROMOS

From: Albuquerque Journal

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

EDITORIAL: RULING ON CORMORANT CONTROL THREATENS BALANCE

From: Traverse City Record-Eagle

"The U.S. District Court order to stop the program was part of a lawsuit filed against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by Public Employees for Environmental…

THREATS, ASSAULTS AGAINST LAND MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEES INCREASE

From: FED week

"Threats and actual assaults against federal employees involved in land management increased substantially last year, especially among those working in rangelands and…

EPA ISSUES DRAFT RADIOLOGICAL GUIDE FOR DRINKING WATER

From: Bloomberg

"“Given this monstrous proposal, it is unclear what lessons EPA learned from the contaminated water calamity of Flint, Michigan,” Jeff Ruch, executive director for Public…

EPA PUSHING HIKE IN RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINATION IN DRINKING WATER

From: Corporate Crime Reporter

"The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled a plan allowing radioactive contamination in drinking water at concentrations vastly greater than…

PARK SERVICE LEADERS BREAK RULES BUT SKATE BY

From: Greenwire

""We view the Park Service as an agency that's rotting from the head," said Jeff Ruch, the executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER),…

WELCOME TO YOUR AD HERE NATIONAL PARK

From: The Herald of Everett

"The Park Service says the sponsorship opportunities don’t extend to the parks’ names – just virtually everything in them."

Read More … | Jun 08, 2016 | Tags: Commercializing Parks, NPS

FEDERAL COURT HALTS CORMORANT KILL PROGRAMS

From: Traverse City Record-Eagle

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility — a national nonprofit alliance of local, state and federal resource…