Press Clips

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


QUALIFICATIONS OF INTERIOR CANDIDATES PALIN, GILLAM QUESTIONED

From: The Cordova Times

"“Elevating Sarah Palin’s abysmal record on the environment to a national level would be an unmitigated disaster,” said Rick Steiner, a retired University of…

THE 'THIN GREEN LINE' COULD USE SOME HELP

From: The Crime Report

"According to PEER, (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) there were 34 incidents involving attacks on US park rangers in 1995. By 2005 the number…

REMINDERS WHY PALIN WOULD BE TERRIBLE INTERIOR SECRETARY

From: SIT News

"With Sarah Palin’s name being floated as a potential Secretary of the Interior in President-Elect Donald Trump's administration, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

CELL PHONE TOWER ISSUE AT THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK RAISES QUESTION OF CONNECTIVITY IN NATIONAL PARKS

From: National Parks Traveler

"...the use of cell phones in wilderness also is controversial, as Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility reminds us with their challenge to…

PEER VOWS TO SUPPORT FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL STAFF WHO STYMIE TRUMP

From: Inside EPA

"“The surprising election of Donald J. Trump as President puts federal employees working to administer and enforce environmental and public health protections squarely…

PARK SERVICE MYOPIC DRIVE FOR POLITICALLY CORRECT SCIENCE

From: Sonoran News

"The National Park Service has unveiled a comprehensive stewardship guide full of lofty terms, crammed into a mish-mash of confusing and clashing precepts, according…

NATIONAL PARKS: LAWMAKERS WANT TO RUN OUT CLOCK ON CLIMATE-FOCUSED ORDER

From: E & E News

""This is a steaming pile of politically correct jargon formulated to give any rational reader an ice-cream headache," PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch said earlier…

A CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD 'GAME OF THRONES' POWER STRUGGLE

From: MSDS Online

"The nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) charged that “Republican members of Congress are pushing an open-ended probe as part of an…

GREENS SAY EPA HIDING DISASTER PLAN DATA

From: Courthouse News Service

"In a complaint filed in the D.C. District Court on Oct. 24, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says it filed a Freedom of Information Act…

ENVIROS SUE EPA OVER DRINKING WATER RADIATION GUIDELINES

From: Law 360

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said in its complaint that had it filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the concentrations of more than 100…