Press Clips

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


PEER SAYS NATIONAL PARK SERVICE WHITEWASHED PROBLEMS AT EFFIGY MOUNDS NATIONAL MONUMENT

From: National Parks Traveler

"Charging that the National Park Service "circled the wagons" in assessing how a former superintendent of Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa was able…

OFF-ROAD DRIVERS GET OK TO RACE THROUGH BASIN AND RANGE NATIONAL MONUMENT IN NEVADA

From: Las Vegas Review-Journal

"Much of the criticism came from the Washington, D.C.-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which accused the BLM of rubber-stamping…

FEDS EYE COMPROMISE ON DESERT OFF-ROAD RACE IN NEVADA

From: The Daily Progress

"The Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has criticized the BLM's environmental review and accused the agency…

PARK SERVICE ENDED A WOLF STUDY IN ALASKA SINCE SO MANY HAVE BEEN KILLED

From: High Country News

"It's no longer feasible to conduct research, according to information recently published by the watchdog nonprofit, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

DRINKING WATER 1 IN 8 FLA SYSTEMS VIOLATE POLLUTION STANDARDS - PEER

From: E&E

"Almost 13 percent — or just over 1 in 8 — of the potable water systems in Florida could be violating the state's safe drinking water standards, according to Public Employees…

PROPOSED COMPROMISE COULD SALVAGE MAJOR DESERT RACE

From: Reno Gazette-Journal

"“The Monument was explicitly created to both preserve and protect the unique natural environment … (the race) does not enhance the historic or scientific…

ALASKAS PREDATOR CONTROL EFFORTS KILL NATIONAL PARK SERVICE PREDATOR-PREY STUDY

From: National Parks Traveler

"As a result of state shoot-on-sight and other lethal removal tactics, NPS concludes that the wolf population in the 2.5-million-acre national preserve…

WOLVES IN YUKON-CHARLEY NATIONAL PRESERVE DROP BY MORE THAN HALF

From: KTOO Public Media

"Alaska’s predator control program has resulted in the number of wolves in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve dropping by more than half, according to the…

SWIMSUIT PHOTOS ILLUSTRATE CONTROVERSY IN NATIONAL PARKS

From: Fox 13 Salt Lake City

"Laura Dumais with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, (PEER), told FOX 13 News her organization received angry calls from women in the Park…

NPS ABANDONS STUDY AFTER ALASKA SHOOTS RESEARCH ANIMALS

From: E&E

""The shooting of wolves collared for research has negatively impacted the NPS wolf science and monitoring program," he said to Richard Steiner, a retired University of Alaska…