Press Clips

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


ANTI-PIPELINE RESOLUTION APPROVED BY WATCHUNG COUNCIL

From: New Jersey Hills

"“Any rupture or compromise of the pipeline, even without an explosion or fire, will require extraordinary cleanup efforts, could force many borough residents…

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR COMMENTS ON CSKT MANAGEMENT OF NATIONAL BISON RANGE

From: Missoulian

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility had filed the lawsuit. PEER has long opposed any tribal involvement at the Bison Range, saying it opens up 80 percent…

EDITORIAL: THE RICK SCOTT RECORD: AN ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER

From: Tampa Bay Times

"For the last 50 years, Florida's governors have been reasonably responsible stewards of the state's fragile environment. They initiated efforts to clean up rivers…

U.S. ATTORNEY STATES BUNDY CASE CONTINUES TO BE INVESTIGATED

From: JD Journal

"PEER, or Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an organization including local, state, and federal natural resource employees, revealed Tuesday that the…

USS ARIZONA SCANDAL SHRUGGED OFF, GROUP SAYS

From: Stars and Stripes

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said Tuesday that it is "simply astonishing" that the Park Service hasn't followed up on the misconduct described…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ADDRESSES TICKETING PROBLEMS AT USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL

From: National Parks Traveler

"At Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which brought the Park Service review to light, Executive Director Jeff Ruch said the agency needs…

ASSESSING NATIONAL PARK WILDERNESS ON THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WILDERNESS ACT

From: National Parks Traveler

"“Historically, the National Park Service had been reluctant to accept Wilderness Act mandates. The result has been an institutional indifference to expanding…

AMERICANS ARE WORKING LONGER HOURS, WITH FEWER BENEFITS, THAN OTHER LABORERS OF THE WORLD

From: TakePart

"But Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, says he’s been hearing about cruel conditions in state and federal workplaces…

AS LANDMARK US WILDERNESS ACT TURNS 50, FEDERAL PARKS OFFICIALS FACE CRITICISM FOR NOT UPHOLDING LAW'S BASIC GOALS

From: International Business Times

"“The [wilderness] program has died on the vine,” Jeff Ruch, executive director ofPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), told International…

REVIEW: TOURS SNATCHED UP ARIZONA MEMORIAL TICKETS

From: KITV

"HONOLULU —An internal review found most of the free first-come, first-served passes for the USS Arizona Memorial were being taken by commercial tour operators. That's according…