Press Clips

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


NEW WEST NEWS: OWNERSHIP OF NATIONAL BISON RANGE COULD POTENTIALLY CHANGE HANDS

From: New West

"The move met opposition from the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility coalition, who fear transferring the Bison Range could lead to other wildlife refugees…

FWS WILL CONSIDER TRANSFERRING NATIONAL BISON RANGE TO LOCAL INDIAN TRIBES

From: Billings Gazette

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which has strongly opposed any tribal involvement at the Bison Range, warned again Monday that 18 other U.S.…

AGENCY MAY TRANSFER BISON RANGE TO TRIBES

From: Daily Inter Lake.Com

"“There’s a long, fairly recent history of having the tribes co-manage it that has been unsuccessful,” Ruch said in an interview Tuesday. “In this case they’re…

PCB AT FOREFRONT OF SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

From: Malibu Surfside News

"Last month, a U.S. District Court judge levied heavy sanctions on AU and Pubic Employees for Environmental Responsibility. One sanction stated that neither…

REFUGES - WATCHDOG SLAMS FWS PLAN TO GIVE BACK TRIBAL LANDS

From: Greenwire

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility today raised concerns about the Fish and Wildlife Service's plan to push for the transfer of national wildlife refuge…

REPORT: ARIZONA NATIONAL PARKS NEED $580 MILLION IN MAINTENANCE

From: Phoenix Business Journal

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said there is concern that sewage systems, roads and other park facilities…

FWS WILL CONSIDER TRANSFER OF NATIONAL BISON RANGE TO INDIAN TRIBES

From: Missoulian

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which has strongly opposed any tribal involvement at the Bison Range, warned Monday that 18 other U.S. national…

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.""

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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."