Press Clips

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


PYTHON HUNT COMES UNDER FIRE

From: News-Press.com

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, based in Washington, D.C., oppose the park’s involvement because, among other things, hunting in U.S.…

ENVIRONMENT: CONSERVATION ACTIVISTS CALL ON PRESIDENT OBAMA TO CREATE ALASKA MARINE PRESERVES

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

"Already, more than 100,000 people have signed a petition in support Marine National Monuments, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

GROUP URGES OBAMA TO UNILATERALLY CREATE NATIONAL MARINE MONUMENTS

From: Alaska Dispatch News

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility announced Monday that more than 100,000 people had signed an online petition requesting that Obama…

PCB CLEANUP A DIVISIVE ISSUE AS SCHOOL BEGINS

From: The Malibu Times

"America Unites is working closely with PEER, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, to push for testing of all caulk in the school, a step…

EFFIGY MOUNDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ADDRESS "SERIOUS MISMANAGEMENT REPORT" RECENTLY MADE PUBLIC

From: The Waukon Standard

"Most recently, an unofficial report that was completed in April of 2014 entitled “Serious Mismanagement Report” was released to the public earlier this…

EVERGLADES PYTHON HUNT A PUBLICITY STUNT?

From: Polkoutdoors.com

"The recently announced “Python Challenge” organized by the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida is coming under attack from Public Employees for Environmental…

BOWFISHING TOURNAMENT IN MISSISSIPPI RIVER DRAWS COMPLAINTS

From: ABC News

"Mason and a national watchdog group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, argue that the tournament blatantly violated the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

SKEPTICISM ARRIVES WITH CAULK REMOVAL AT MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: Malibu Surfside News

"SMMUSD spokeswoman Gail Pinsker confirmed that Lyon’s statement means the district regards the PCB contamination issue at the schools as “resolved,…

INVASIVE SPECIES: WATCHDOG GROUP BLASTS PLAN TO HUNT PYTHONS IN EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

From: Greenwire

"The National Park Service plan to allow hunters to kill invasive pythons in limited sections of Everglades National Park is likely illegal and could set a bad…

PLAN TO OPEN EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK TO PYTHON HUNT CONDEMNED BY PEER

From: National Parks Traveler

"A plan to open Everglades National Park up to the "Python Challenge" early next year is both wrong and probably illegal, according to Public Employees…