Press Clips

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


EPA REPORT: FRACKING CAN AFFECT DRINKING WATER

From: The NM Political Report

"In its final report on how hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is affecting water supplies, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency said the common oil…

TRUMP'S CHOICE FOR INTERIOR GETS MIXED REVIEWS

From: Science Magazine

"Zinke’s mix of positions makes him a less ideologically rigid Cabinet pick than several others expected to play a significant role in environmental issues, says…

SCIENTISTS FRANTICALLY COPYING CRITICAL CLIMATE DATA AS ENERGY DEPT REFUSES TO RELEASE NAMES

From: Eco Watch

"The gravest danger to these federal employees may be that they will lose their jobs in an anti-climate purge. "Rather than keep people on the payroll under instructions…

AS CORMORANTS BEGIN TO DESCEND, SOUTHERN AQUACULTURE IN A BIND

From: Delta Farm Press

"In 2014, following the renewal of the recreational order, a group known as Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) sued FWS, which is part of…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE WRESTLES WITH HARASSMENT, LOW MORALE

From: Christian Science Monitor

"“This does not appear to be a leadership that is going to be concerned about either sexual harassment or employee discrimination or even workplace morale,”…

THREE GOP LEADERS, THREE DIVERGENT VISIONS

From: Florida Today

"A 2015 report by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility found a substantial reduction in enforcement of environmental regulations. The number of…

NWS HAMPERED BY 'HIRING DEFICIT' - REPORT

From: Greenwire

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) circulated the PowerPoint briefing, which was presented to Commerce Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews in July.…

TRUMP TEAM ASKING FOR ENERGY DEPARTMENT STAFF WHO WORKED ON CLIMATE CHANGE, DOCUMENT SHOWS

From: ABC News

"“Rather than [saying], ‘give a broad overview and how it all fits together,’ they’re saying, ‘give us all the people that are working on this hot-button issue,” Ruch…

PARKS AND DEGRADATION: MISMANAGEMENT AND SCANDAL AT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

From: Men's Journal

""We call it the 'centennial hangover,' " says Jeff Ruch, executive director of the environmental watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.…

TRUMP URGED TO UNDO OBAMA'S NATIONAL MONUMENTS

From: Environment News Service

"“Having a President Trump take the unprecedented step of trying to unilaterally revoke monuments is guaranteed to trigger lawsuits that will likely remain…