Press Clips

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


ATTACKS AGAINST FEDERAL RANGE AND FOREST WORKERS ON RISE

From: Central Valley Business Times

"Assaults against national forest and rangeland employees and facilities rose sharply last year, according to data obtained by the advocacy group…

ATTACKS ON NATIONAL FOREST, RANGE WORKERS INCREASING PEER SAYS

From: Safety & Health

"Assaults on national forest and range workers increased significantly in 2015, according to watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."

TRIBES TAKE ISSUE WITH PEER BISON RANGE LAWSUIT

From: Montana Standard

"The plaintiffs say the federal agency again failed to conduct necessary environmental review before telling CSKT Chairman Vernon Finley in February that it would…

THE WAMPUS CATS A CHINESE JACKSON HOLE AND A SHERIFF ON THE LOOSE

From: High Country News

"The whole idea is outrageous, according to park watchdogs like Jeff Ruch, head of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: “Every developed area in…

INDUSTRY RIPS EPA FOR OVERREACHING ON CHEMICAL RISK RULE

From: Law 360

"he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed changes to its chemical facility risk management program rule prompted nearly 35,000 responses, with many chemical…

TARGETED FOR DEATH, FISH EATING BIRDS GAIN REPRIEVE FROM FEDERAL COURT

From: The State (SC)

"On Wednesday, a U.S. court in Washington suspended two federal orders that have allowed South Carolina and other states to authorize the mass killing of cormorants."

RULING COULD END CORMORANT HUNTS

From: T & D

"Wednesday’s court decision was in response to a legal challenge by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an organization that represents federal natural resource…

TRIBES CRITICIZE LAWSUIT CHALLENGING TRANSFER OF BISON RANGE

From: Washington Times

"Attorneys for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a lawsuit last week saying federal officials failed to conduct an environmental review…

EDITORIAL: DO CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP RIGHT IN PARKS

From: The Bulletin

"It does not help that National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis has demonstrated a lack of good judgment. He lied to Department of Interior Secretary Sally…

WE ARE THE PARKS SPONSORS

From: Herald Net

"...the change in the mission of park service employees and the abdication by Congress to provide adequate funding for the National Parks Service."

Read More … | May 31, 2016 | Tags: Commercializing Parks, NPS