Press Clips

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


CONGRESSMEN CALL FOR MORE WIFI IN PARKS, BUT CAN NATIONAL PARK SERVICE MANAGE IT

From: National Parks Traveller

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility dub the efforts "a disturbing stealth scheme to wire our national park system.""

Read More … | Feb 08, 2016 | Tags: Cell Tower Invasion, NPS

OUTRAGE, APOLOGIES AND SUBPOENAS IN FLINT CRISIS

From: Roll Call

"The Environmental Protection Agency came under sharp criticism Wednesday for failing to inform Flint, Mich., residents for nearly a year that their drinking water was…

HOW TO PREVENT ANOTHER FLINT WATER CRISIS

From: Environmental Leader

"The Post quotes Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), who says EPA enforcement actions have fallen."

GREENS AND UNIONS WORRIED EPA ISN'T GETTING ENOUGH CASH AFTER FLINT SCANDAL

From: The Daily Caller

"“For an agency facing frozen if not shrunken budgets, EPA should be considering strengthening its irreplaceable core functions of regulation and enforcement…

EPA FALL IN FLINT AN ABERRATION OR PART OF A PATTERN

From: Washington Post

"The Environmental Protection Agency’s lethargic response to the Flint water crisis makes the agency look like an accomplice after a crime – the poisoning of the…

BUNDY CLAN LEADER UNREPENTANT EVEN AS OREGON PROTEST COLLAPSES

From: Washington Post

"...according to Jeff Ruch, executive director of the nonprofit watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, “a third of the Fish and Wildlife…

PEER REPORT RIPS DEP ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS

From: PolkOutdoors.com

"The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s lax enforcement of hazardous waste regulations has come under fire from Public Employees for Environmental…

STATE LAGS IN ENFORCEMENT OF KEY LAW

From: Greenwire

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility analysis cites state data showing a decline in hazardous waste enforcement cases since 2011."

Read More … | Jan 22, 2016 | Tags: Florida

STUDY: FLORIDA NOT REGULATING TOXIC WASTE POLLUTERS

From: Florida Center for Investigative Reporting

"The report, by the Florida chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, examined several years of public records and…

THE PRESIDENT'S UNFINISHED PROMISE: THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT STILL LACKS A MEANINGFUL SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY POLICY

From: The Huffington Post

"As Jeff Ruch, Director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility commented on Houser's case (i.e., the Klamath River dams) as published in Greenwire…