Press Clips

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


NO THE US NATIONAL PARKS WILL NOT BE SPONSORED BY VIAGRA

From: Fortune

"Critics of the move, such as Ruch, are fearful of the commercialization of America’s greatest natural resource."

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JOHN MUIR IS TURNING OVER IN HIS GRAVE AS AMERICAS NATIONAL PARKS GO COMMERCIAL

From: New American Journal

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a watchdog group that’s trying to rally the park community to fight the…

NATIONAL PARKS TO SELL NAMING RIGHTS - HOW LONG BEFORE CAPITAL ONE PRESENTS YELLOWSTONE?

From: Inquisitr

"Jeff Ruch is executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a group that is fighting the plan tooth and nail. He believes that selling naming…

OBAMA REVIVES A BAD PARK SERVICE PROPOSAL

From: The Daily Astorian

""The Obama version has a distinctly problematic spin: according to PEER, it requires “park superintendents to spend large amounts of official time on private…

NATIONAL PARKS TO SEEK OUT & RECOGNIZE CORPORATE FUNDING UNDER NEW PLAN

From: Truthout

""We are concerned that influence peddling will soon become a major recreational activity in our national parks," said Jeff Ruch, the executive director of Public Employees…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE WEIGHS CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS TO INCREASE FUNDING

From: Fox 25

"“Everywhere you look, from the railing to the equipment to even the bricks under your feet on the trails can display corporate logos,” Public Employees for Environmental…

AMERICA UNITES TO HONOR CHAMPIONS OF CAUSE MAY 20

From: Malibu Surfside News

"After years of roadblocks from EPA and the school district, America Unites for Kids, along with the non-profit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

LAWMAKERS DEMAND AUDIT OF GOVERNORS DELTA TUNNEL SCHEME

From: Central Valley Business Times

"Two lawmakers representing the California Delta Region in Sacramento are demanding a state audit of Gov. Edmund Brown Jr.'s proposed $68 billion…

US COURTS CRACK DOWN ON FEDS OVER MASS WILDLIFE CULLS

From: Scientific American

" Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an environmental advocacy group, saw this as a federal entity taking the easy road in making a…

COMING SOON TO A NATIONAL PARK NEAR YOU: CORPORATE SPONSORS

From: Grist

"An $11 billion maintenance backlog has National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis proposing “an unprecedented level of corporate donations” to the national parks"