Press Clips

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


OREGON STANDOFF - DOJ DROPS HAMMER ON BUNDYS, OCCUPANTS AND COPYCATS

From: Greenwire

"The FBI's top official in Oregon yesterday had a clear message to anyone who tries to copy Ammon Bundy's illegal occupation of a national wildlife refuge: You will…

RENEWABLE ENERGY - BIRD PROTECTIONS CREATE LEGAL HURDLES FOR CAPE WIND

From: Greenwire

"Among the issues still pending is a challenge from Pubic Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and other groups that the Fish and Wildlife Service failed…

FWS CONSIDERING TRANSFER OF NATIONAL BISON RANGE TO TRIBES

From: Flathead Beacon

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which has adamantly opposed tribal involvement at the Bison Range, said the move comes on the heels of more…

A LOOK AT KEY PLAYERS IN OR WILDLIFE REFUGE STANDOFF

From: Solar News

""It's called turning them", said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. But he says they still planned to surrender."

NEW DIRECTION FOR BISON RANGE? FWS PROPOSAL CATCHES MANY OFF GUARD

From: Missoulian

"By Monday, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility – which has long opposed any tribal involvement at the Bison Range, and filed the lawsuit that undid the…

CANCER RATES ARE INCREASING AMONG ATHLETES AND FOOTBALLERS, QUESTIONS OVER RUBBER TURFS

From: Daily Star Albany

"“We’re happy it’s getting this level of attention,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a national…

FEDERAL STUDY TO EXAMINE SAFETY OF SYNTHETIC TURF FIELDS

From: The Orange County Register

""We're happy it's getting this level of attention", said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a…

CORMORANT REMOVAL RETURNS ON MARION-MOULTRIE LAKES

From: The Post And Courier

"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which manages the birds under federal law, gives states depredation permits “to protect public resources.” But the shoots…

USDA INSPECTOR GENERAL MAY SURVEY AGENCY SCIENTISTS ABOUT CENSORSHIP

From: Agri-Pulse

"In April, environmental and food safety groups asked the IG to investigate the pesticide/neonic censorship allegations, following a report from Public Employees for…

COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE VS PUNISHMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE REGULATIONS IN FLORIDA

From: HazMat

"A report prepared by the Florida chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) claims that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)…