Press Clips

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


COWBOY EXPRESS PREPARES TO REACH DC

From: Elko Daily Free Press

"The Express has gotten the attention of a few newspapers and television stations along the way. The Los Angeles times ran an article late last week titled…

CANAVERAL SEASHORE STAFF CITED FOR PURCHASING VIOLATIONS, NEPOTISM; WATCHDOG GROUP QUESTIONS PARK SERVICE RESPONSE

From: News Journal Online

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility distributed the report from the Department of the Interior’s Inspector General’s office last week, saying…

HORSEBACK PROTEST TARGETS BLM, BUT ENVIRONMENTALISTS SAY WHOA

From: LA Times

"Kirsten Stade, advocacy director for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said ranchers running their cattle on public lands were trespassers."They're…

FLORIDA’S SHRINKING WORKFORCE, PART 4: THE OVERVIEW

From: Florida Center for Investigative Reporting

"“With that type of setup, the agency cannot be a regulatory agency—a respectable regulatory agency,” said Jerry Phillips, who works…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS SPLIT ON OPEN SPACE REFERENDUM

From: Asbury Park Press

"“My advice to the voters of New Jersey is to vote no, but I realize we’re in a lose-lose situation, because nobody will ever put together another bond question…

HOW SAFE IS THE ARTIFICIAL TURF YOUR CHILD PLAYS ON?

From: NBC News

"“There’s a host of concerns that are being raised,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of PEER, an environmental watchdog group. PEER has lodged complaints against both…

CRITICS: FLORIDA DEP FAILING TO PROTECT ENVIRONMENT

From: My Fox Tampa Bay

"Byrd points to a recent study conducted by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which documents the fact that civil penalties and enforcement actions…

BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE ORV RULING SHUFFLES NPS MANDATES FOR PRESERVATION, RECREATION

From: National Parks Traveler

""The bigger concern for the National Park System is that philosophy being embraced by top agency managers," wrote Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public…

SHOULD THE NEXT GOVERNOR MOVE FORWARD ON SOUTH COAST RAIL?

From: The Boston Globe

"Kyla Bennett, director, New England chapter of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and a resident of north Easton. New governors often inherit…

CRITICISM OF CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD CONTINUES

From: Chemical and Engineering News

"While OIG’s complaints have swayed Congress and led to the House committee’s investigation, the allegations are “a tempest in a teapot,” says Jeff…