Press Clips

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


PARK VISITORS EXACT HEAVY TOLL ON WILDLIFE

From: Ranger Magazine

"Wildlife viewing is a major attraction of our national parks, yet paradoxically, park visitors and their cars are a leading cause of mortality in the wildlife…

COWBOY IS LIKELY PICK TO LEAD BLM'S EMBATTLED NEVADA OFFICE

From: Greenwire

"WWP and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in June blasted BLM's settlement with Nevada ranchers, accusing the agency of sanctioning "rogue grazing."…

WHY AMERICA'S DEADLY LOVE AFFAIR WITH BOTTLED WATER HAS TO STOP

From: Alternet

"According to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), more than 20 national parks have banned the sale of plastic water bottles, reporting that…

MANATEES ARE BEING HARASSED IN FLORIDA; NEW RULES DEBATED

From: New Times Broward Palm Beach

"Under the proposed guidelines, the number of tour operator permits in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge would drop from 34 to five;…

DISTRICT RELEASES NEW PCB TEST RESULTS

From: The Malibu Times

"America Unites and PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) filed a lawsuit against the district following the March 2015 publication of…

PYTHON HUNT - PUBLICITY STUNT OR NEEDED SOLUTION?

From: Sun Sentinel

"The group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which represents workers in environmental agencies, has challenged the hunt, which it calls a…

PUSH IS ON FOR FIRST MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENTS

From: The Cordova Times

"An environmental organization is asking for sea life protection in the form of marine national monuments, just as the federal government employs to preserve…

PALIN-WHAT OBAMA MISSED ON HIS ALASKA TRIP

From: Lidtime.com

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility released its petition on August. 31, the day that President Barack Obama delivered a major speech on climate…

FEDERAL AGENCIES - WHEN FLORA AND FAUNA MEET ROCKS AND MAPS, CULTURES CLASH

From: Greenwire

"Ramotnik is the driving force behind a complaint filed by government watchdog Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility demanding an investigation by…

WHAT HAPPENED TO A GOVT SCIENTIST WHOSE FINDINGS STOOD IN THE WAY OF BIG OILS PLANS FOR ARCTIC DRILLING

From: Alternet

"From there, the transcript of the conversation, a document released by Monnett’s legal representation, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER),…