Press Clips

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


SANCTIONED SLAUGHTER OF FISH EATING BIRDS BROKE LAW

From: The Daily Astorian

"The advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued the government to stop the practice, which is known as “lethal removal.”"

BUNDY MILITIA'S TAKEOVER DREAMS DASHED BY BOND BETWEEN RANCHERS AND FEDS

From: Courthouse News Service

"Since 1997, there have been between 15 and 42 violent attacks every year against employees of the Bureau of Land Management, according to a report by…

FWS USED STALE NUMBERS IN BIRD TAKE REGS JUDGE SAYS

From: Law 360

"U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates granted a motion for summary judgment by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, finding that FWS violated the National…

AS GRAND CANYON LOOKS TO RECORD YEAR ADVOCATES PRESS NEED FOR FUNDING

From: Arizona Capitol Times

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said that park infrastructure like water systems will continue to deteriorate…

RETIRED EPA ECOLOGIST PHIL NORTH SPEAKS OUT

From: Alaska Public Media

"Retired EPA ecologist Phil North resurfaced in the US last month for deposition in a lawsuit filed by the Pebble Mine."

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HEALTH SCARE AT MALIBU SCHOOL SETS OFF MEDIA WAR

From: New York Times

"A battle over how to handle the PCBs, which were first discovered three years ago, is now convulsing this famously wealthy beach community, with parents, television…

PCB LAWSUIT WILL GO TO TRIAL MAY 17

From: Malibu Surfside News

"On March 28, United States District Court Judge Percy Anderson declined to grant the District its motion for summary judgment on the lawsuit, which was filed…

UPROAR OVER CALIFORNIA SCHOOL HANDLING OF TOXIC CHEMICALS

From: CBS News

"Building materials used in a California school are sparking a nationwide debate about the safety of students."

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ELUSIVE FORMER EPA SCIENTIST LOOKING TO CLEAR HIS NAME

From: E & E

""It should concern every public servant and citizen that Phil North is being targeted for harassment solely for doing his job," PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch said in…

HARD TO FIND RETIRED EPA SCIENTIST TELLS WHERE HE'S BEEN AND WHY HE FOUGHT PEBBLE

From: Alaska Dispatch News

"After almost 10 hours of sworn testimony over two days last week in the Washington, D.C., law office of a firm representing Pebble, North on Friday began…