Press Clips

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


WEATHER SERVICE STAFFERS PROTEST 'GAG ORDERS' IN WORKFORCE PLANNING

From: Government Executive

"The National Weather Service Employees Organization joined with the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility on Wednesday in writing…

UNION FILES COMPLAINT OVER NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS

From: Greenwire

"But over the past year, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration employees have been asked to sign two nondisclosure agreements that do not include that…

AMATEUR PYTHON HUNTERS WON'T BE ALLOWED IN EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

From: Miami Herald

"'The National Park Service has not put its money where its mouth is when it comes to making python removal a priority,' said Public Employees for Environmental…

NPS SAYS IT WON'T LET HUNTERS KILL PYTHONS IN EVERGLADES

From: Greenwire

"The National Park Service will not allow hunters to kill invasive pythons in limited sections of Everglades National Park as part of a state-sponsored event that…

DANGER HIDDEN IN ARTIFICIAL TURF

From: Joplin Independent

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is taking credit for having exerted pressure to get an admission by Elliot F. Kaye, chairman…

NO PUBLIC PYTHON HUNT IN EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

From: Sun Sentinel

"The announcement drew immediate criticism from the watchdog environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."

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STATE DECISION ON ALCOHOL PLAN FOR DUNES PAVILION PROJECT LOOMS TUESDAY

From: Northwest Indiana Times

"Dunes Action announced it has teamed up with the Washington, D.C.-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the Izaak Walton League…

REPORTERS TRY TO CATCH PYTHONS: WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?

From: Sun Sentinel

"The environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility called the challenge a 'misguided publicity stunt.'"

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TRIBES CONTINUE QUEST TO MANAGE, OPERATE NATIONAL BISON RANGE

From: Missoulian

"A group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has opposed CSKT’s efforts at the Bison Range at every turn, saying it opens up 80 percent of…

ALEUTIANS MONUMENT FOUGHT AS THREAT, DERIDED AS 'STRAW MAN'

From: Alaska Public Media

"The idea of protecting the waters of the Aleutian Chain came from environmentalist and retired UAA professor Rick Steiner. Last year, he proposed a…