Press Clips

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


CEASE FIRE: US JUDGE TELLS FEDERAL MANAGERS TO HALT CORMORANT HUNTS

From: The Post And Courier

"The slaughter of thousands of cormorants on the Marion-Moultrie lakes was “biological malpractice” and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must prove the…

GREENS WIN FIGHT TO PROTECT CORMORANT

From: Courthouse News Service

"The agency ultimately chose in 2014 to extend the orders for another five years. That prompted Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER),…

DOUBLE CRESTED CORMORANTS FINALLY FIND A FRIEND

From: The Times Herald

"Judge Bates issued his ruling in a suit brought by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. PEER is a well-respected national advocacy group of public…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE PROPOSING CHANGES TO PHILANTHROPIC PARTNERSHIPS AND DONATIONS

From: National Parks Traveler

"One of the slogans called Bud Light "the perfect beer for removing ‘no’ from your vocabulary for the night.” At the time, Public Employees for Environmental…

COURT DENIES SMMUSD MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT

From: The Malibu Times

"AU (formerly Malibu Unites) and PEER are plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed in March 2015 against SMMUSD Superintendent Sandra Lyon, together with district CFO Jan…

SANCTIONED SLAUGHTER OF FISH EATING BIRDS BROKE LAW JUDGE RULES

From: Nola.com

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

Read More … | Mar 31, 2016 | Tags: FWS

COURT FIND FWS VIOLATED LAW BY APPROVING CORMORANT KILLS

From: E & E

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility argued that the agency had failed to prepare an environmental impact statement when it reissued orders to authorize killing…

JUDGE: SANCTIONED SLAUGHTER OF FISH EATING BIRDS BROKE LAW

From: ABC News

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

Read More … | Mar 30, 2016 | Tags: FWS

CANCER RATES ARE INCREASING AMONG ATHLETES, QUESTIONS OVER RUBBER TURFS

From: Albany Daily Star

"“We’re happy it’s getting this level of attention,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a national…

COURT DECLINES SMMUSD MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT

From: Westside Today

"District’s motion for summary judgment on March 28, 2016. As a result of this decision, it is likely the action filed by America Unites for Kids and Public Employees…