Press Clips

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


SIX REASONS YOU SHOULDN'T BE SHOCKED RICK SCOTT BANNED DEP FROM USING "CLIMATE CHANGE"

From: New Times Broward Palm Beach 

"But this is nothing new. When Scott took over in 2011, there was a 28 percent drop in enforcement cases handled by the DEP, while pollution…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP WANTS TO STOP PEOPLE FROM SWIMMING WITH THE MANATEES

From: Tampa Bay Times

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a notice Monday that it intends to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over protections for the endangered…

FISH AND WILDLIFE WHISTLEBLOWER RETALIATION CASE RAISES QUESTIONS

From: High Country News

"The drama of Mowad’s last months in office unfolds in a nearly 700-page transcript of the hearing for his retaliation complaint. Released by the nonprofit Public…

FOREST SERVICE LAW ENFORCEMENT TAKES BUDGET HIT; REGION 1 REVIEWS 15 VACANCIES

From: Ravalli Republic

"Jeff Ruch of the federal watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the decline has been particularly steep in the past two years.…

SAFETY OF ARTIFICIAL TURF REMAINS AN ISSUE IN KINNELON

From: NorthJersey.com

"According to Charles, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on Synthetic Turf has requested that the Consumer Product Safety Commission…

AN UPDATE ON NEVADA SCOFFLAW CLIVEN BUNDY

From: High Country News

"The whistleblower nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), says that the DOJ is likely sitting on the case. But Natalie Collins,…

ALASKA HOUSE PASSES RESOLUTION OPPOSING FEDERAL ALEUTIAN ISLANDS SANCTUARY

From: The Republic

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in December petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service to create a sanctuary of 554,000 square nautical miles…

BUDGET WOES, SLOPPY RECORDS UNDERMINE LAW ON TRIBAL REMAINS

From: E&E Publishing

"Patrick Williams, a longtime museum specialist for the federal government who filed the whistleblower complaint in 2013 after six years on the job, said records…

INYO COUNTY REACTIONS TO ATV LAWSUIT

From: Sierra Wave

"Almost a year-to-date of that settlement, the Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a second suit requesting…

ALASKA HOUSE SAYS 'NO' TO ALEUTIANS SANCTUARY

From: KDLG

"In December, a group called PEER, for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, nominated approximately 554,000 square nautical miles of waters north and south…