Press Clips

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


DUNES PAVILION PROJECT TEAM NOT CONCERNED OVER FEDERAL REQUIREMENT

From: NWI.com

"On Thursday, Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility, in a news release, stated the project runs afoul of the federal statute that provides grants for…

PARK SERVICE REQUIREMENT NO SURPRISE TO DNR, PAVILION PARTNERS

From: Chicago Tribune

"Use of the pavilion at the park for commercial or private events also would require the land, according to the Dec. 4 letter to Paula Dinerstein, senior…

TOUR OF UTAH BIKE RACE HOPES TO PEDAL THROUGH ZION NATIONAL PARK

From: National Parks Traveler

"The tour has been somewhat controversial with its national park connections in the past. In 2013, the tour's decision to pedal along Utah 12 through…

NPS FINDS DUNES STATE PARK BANQUET CENTER NONCOMPLIANT USE OF FEDERALLY REGULATED PUBLIC LAND

From: Chesterton Tribune

"Pavilion Partners LLC’s construction of a banquet facility at the Indiana Dunes State Park beach would be an illegal conversion of property whose proper…

IND. PARK RENOVATION MAY RUN AFOUL OF LWCF

From: E&E News PM

"The agency's concerns with the renovation of the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion were spelled out in a Friday letter to Public Employees for Environmental…

LIKE ALL NPS SITES, USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL NEEDS PROPER CARE

From: The Daily Times

"The nonprofit group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility had obtained a September 2013 Park Service report under the Freedom of Information…

WILDLIFE OFFICIALS FEAR TOURISTS ARE LOVING MANATEES TO DEATH

From: TakePart

"'It’s the Wild West out there,' said Jeff Ruch, executive director at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."

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THIS SCIENTIST UNCOVERED PROBLEMS WITH PESTICIDES. THEN, THE GOVERNMENT STARTED TO MAKE HIS LIFE MISERABLE.

From: Mother Jones

"Lundgren, who is currently not authorized to speak to the media, has released a detailed rebuttal of those charges in a document put together by Public Employees…

RANCHERS DENIED THE DROUGHT WHILE COLLECTING DROUGHT SUBSIDIES

From: Reveal

"'The livestock industry enjoys heavily subsidized grazing privileges,' said Kirsten Stade of the Washington-based group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.…

MUST PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT & SURFACES COMPLY WITH CPSC LEAD LIMITS FOR CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS?

From: National Law Review

"According to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has decided not to enforce…