Press Clips

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


MONARCH BUTTERFLIES AND MANATEES - THESE TWO ANIMALS ARE ON A BIG REBOUND

From: Washington Post

"Even as the round, soft and squishy animals thrive, groups such as Save the Manatees and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility have expressed concern…

GOVERNMENT REJECTS SCIENTISTS CLAIM IT TRIED TO COVER UP HIS PESTICIDE RESEARCH

From: The Guardian

"The confidential decision by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was disclosed Monday by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (Peer),…

VOICES HAVE BEEN HEARD ON CRUMB RUBBER

From: My Edmonds News

"According to Jeff Ruch, a lawyer with environmental advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the use of tires on playfields “was…

FEAST OF THE CORMORANTS

From: Fly Rod + Reel Online

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility calls the plan “needlessly cruel” and claims that “cormorants do not need to be treated like terrorists…

PUSH TO WIRE NATIONAL PARKS SCRUTINIZED BY NON PROFIT

From: National Parks Traveller

"“The latest cell tower proposal in North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park illustrates how virtually every NPS precept on design, spillover and…

RUBBER SOFTENS SCHOOL FIELDS BUT ARE KIDS SAFE?

From: Courier-Journal

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told the Albany Daily Star the belated scrutiny the fields are receiving represents…

PARK SERVICE SEEKS INPUT ON LONG TERM EFFIGY MOUNDS PLAN

From: The Gazette

"Effigy Mounds and the National Park Service admitted the mismanagement after two National Park Service critics — members of the Friends of Effigy Mounds and Public…

OREGON STANDOFF - DOJ DROPS HAMMER ON BUNDYS, OCCUPANTS AND COPYCATS

From: Greenwire

"The FBI's top official in Oregon yesterday had a clear message to anyone who tries to copy Ammon Bundy's illegal occupation of a national wildlife refuge: You will…

RENEWABLE ENERGY - BIRD PROTECTIONS CREATE LEGAL HURDLES FOR CAPE WIND

From: Greenwire

"Among the issues still pending is a challenge from Pubic Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and other groups that the Fish and Wildlife Service failed…

FWS CONSIDERING TRANSFER OF NATIONAL BISON RANGE TO TRIBES

From: Flathead Beacon

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which has adamantly opposed tribal involvement at the Bison Range, said the move comes on the heels of more…