Press Clips

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


PUBLIC LANDS: OFF-ROAD RACE DIDN'T RUN THROUGH NEVADA MONUMENT AFTER ALL

From: Greenwire

""Kind of a weird ending," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, who protested the race passing through Basin and…

COURT SIDES WITH NPS OVER OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES AT BIG CYPRESS

From: Greenwire

"The National Parks Conservation Association and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed lawsuits under the Wilderness and Organic acts. PEER also raised…

OFF-ROAD RACE DIDN'T RUN THROUGH NEVADA MONUMENT AFTER ALL

From: ABC News

"Ruch said he didn't learn of the last-minute detour until he received a confidential call from a BLM employee earlier this week. The agency's failure to inform the public…

COURT REQUIRES SMMUSD TO REMOVE PCB'S BY 2019

From: Santa Monica Daily Press

"In March 2015, America Unites and PEER filed a lawsuit against then-Supt. Sandra Lyon, chief financial officer Jan Maez and all seven school board members…

PAVILION ROOF REPAIRS OK'D BY PARK SERVICE

From: Chicago Tribune

"Paula Dinerstein, senior counsel for PEER, learned of the roof work Tuesday in a letter from an NPS official, who said the federal agency gave DNR permission…

BISHOP SEEKS ANSWERS ON MISMANAGEMENT

From: Greenwire

"Many of the problems at Effigy Mounds were first revealed in a 2014 "serious mismanagement report" obtained by the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental…

IN FLORIDA, VIOLATIONS AT 1 IN 8 PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS

From: Water Online

"For PEER Director Jerry Phillips, a former DEP lawyer who worked on the report, the state’s role in drinking water oversight is a cause for concern. He expressed…

POINT REYES SUIT COULD TRIGGER FLOOD OF LITIGATION

From: Greenwire

""We were struck by the court ruling that [there] is a mandatory duty" to update the plans "and rejecting the Park Service's defense that the term 'timely' didn't have…

THE BIG CORPORATE MONEY BEHIND JERRY BROWN

From: Counterpunch

"The complaint, made public in a statement from PEER on April 11, details how a funding agreement with DWR is “illegally siphoning off funds that are supposed to…

A MAINE WOODS NATIONAL MONUMENT

From: The Free Press

"Just as troubling, when the violations where first brought to light, the investigation conducted by the National Park Service was buried and the agency closed…