Press Clips

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


TOXIC CHEMICALS FOUND AT MALIBU SCHOOLS PROMPTS LAWSUIT

From: LA West Media

"The Malibu-based parents and teachers group America Unites for Kids and Washington, D.C.-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued the Santa…

PEPSI PRESENTS OLD FAITHFUL? NOT SO FAST SAYS PARK SERVICE

From: National Geographic

"Some have compared the NPS proposal to the kind of naming rights that ballparks and stadiums offer. “You could use Old Faithful to pitch Viagra,” executive…

STUDY SHOWS CONFLICT BETWEEN WOLF WATCHING AND WOLF HUNTING

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

"In 2013, documents obtained by PEER showed wolf hunting and trapping near Denali National Park had cut the regional wolf population by nearly two-thirds…

MALIBU SCHOOLS PCB TRIAL MAY HAVE NATIONAL IMPLICATIONS

From: 89.3 KPCC

""We think it's a real shame that we had to go to court to get federal law enforced and the school cleaned up for the safety of students and teachers," says plaintiffs…

JUDGE TO DECIDE MALIBU SCHOOLS TOXIC CHEMICALS CASE

From: NBC Los Angeles

"The Malibu-based parents and teachers group America Unites for Kids and Washington, D.C.-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued the Santa…

LAWSUIT HANGS OVER SMMUSD BOARD

From: Santa Monica Daily Press

"The closed session comes two days after the suit filed by America Unites and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility went to trial in the U.S.…

NATIONAL PARKS ON THE VERGE OF TAKING CORPORATE FUNDING

From: Alternet

"“We are concerned that influence peddling will soon become a major recreational activity in our national parks,” said Jeff Ruch, the executive director of Public Employees…

FEDERAL TRIAL TO BE HELD OVER TOXIC CHEMICALS FOUND AT MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: CBS Los Angeles

"The lawsuit has been filed by two non-profit public interest groups, America Unites for Kids and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, asking for…

RALPH NADER CHALLENGING CORPORATE POWER AND CORPORATE CRIME AT CONSTITUTION HALL

From: Smithsonian

"Ralph Nader calls it the Super Bowl of Civic Engagement.He calls it Breaking Through Power. It might also be called Challenging Corporate Power and Corporate Crime.…

WHY YOU MIGHT START SEEING DISNEY AND OTHER BRANDS IN NATIONAL PARKS

From: Smithsonian

"The NPS considers those partnerships in line with their mission, but critics argue that such arrangements are corrupting."