Press Clips

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


THE BIG CORPORATE MONEY BEHIND JERRY BROWN

From: Counterpunch

"The complaint, made public in a statement from PEER on April 11, details how a funding agreement with DWR is “illegally siphoning off funds that are supposed to…

A MAINE WOODS NATIONAL MONUMENT

From: The Free Press

"Just as troubling, when the violations where first brought to light, the investigation conducted by the National Park Service was buried and the agency closed…

MATCH NATIONAL PARK DREAMS WITH REALITY

From: The Daily Astorian

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility notes deteriorating NPS employee morale, a shrinking workforce and a failure to engage in strategic planning."

MORE JOIN LEGAL FIGHT OVER WATER POLLUTION LIMITS

From: Tallahassee Democrat

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed formal comments with the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday asking for federal oversight…

MOVING PAST THE TRANSPORTATION GRIDLOCKS IN OUR NATIONAL PARKS

From: Earth Island Journal

"Last year, 34 bears were hit by cars and 25 bears were hit the previous year (300 since 1995, according to a PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

THE PARK SERVICE'S BEFUDDLED FUNDING

From: Daily Caller

"As the Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary, lack of funding threatens its ability to fulfill its basic mandate to preserve America’s iconic scenic, historic…

BUREAUCRATS AND ENVIROS ARE FURIOUS AS NATIONAL PARKS ACCEPT CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS

From: Daily Caller

"Petitioners are furious that, starting next year, the director of the National Park Service (NPS) will allow corporations to receive recognition and minor services…

WATCHDOG GROUP RIDICULES OBAMA ORDER

From: Greenwire

"Someone has time to kill at the White House. So says the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility after reviewing President Obama's executive…

MOUNTAIN BIKES: A TROJAN HORSE IN THE NATIONAL PARKS

From: Counterpunch

"America is already seeing failures resulting from managements abdication of legal and moral, social and environmental obligations. In Big Bend National Park, for…

'CONFUSION AT EVERY LEVEL' OF THE PARK SERVICE

From: Washington Post

"“This new report epitomizes what is wrong with the current Park Service leadership, which never takes direct responsibility for screw-ups no matter how flagrant…