Press Clips

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


FRIDAY’S LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, APRIL 17

From: News Press

"As more and more tourists come here for spring break and to visit the few remaining manatees we have left, Environmentalist Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

SOUTH COAST RAIL SUPPORTERS SAY MBTA MORATORIUM WON'T AFFECT PLANNING FOR PROJECT

From: South Coast Today

"Kyla Bennett of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a longtime opponent of the proposed line, called the recommendation “a death knell” for South…

NEW DOCUMENTS REVEAL LITTLE ABOUT 2014 BUNDY-BLM CLASH

From: Las Vegas Review Journal

"“There’s so little information; we don’t know why it took a year to find 44 pages,” Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental…

EPA LOOPHOLE ALLOWS STREAMS OF WASTEWATER IN WYOMING

From: High Country News

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an environmental watchdog group, plans to appeal the five permits this week, arguing that they are illegal…

EPA MAY EXPAND RCRA CLASSIFICATION OF CORROSIVES

From: Lion

"US EPA is now under pressure to respond to a lawsuit challenging the Agency’s standard for characterizing corrosive hazardous wastes under the Resource Conservation and…

BUNDY SUPPORTERS MARK ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF STANDOFF

From: Southern Poverty Law Center

"Last July, a group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a national alliance of state and federal natural resource officials…

WATCHDOG GROUP SAYS MANATEE HARASSMENT 'OUT OF CONTROL'

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

"In some Florida locations, harassment of manatees by visitors may be out of control, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

EMAILS REVEAL CONCERNS AMONG REFUGE EMPLOYEES REGARDING PEOPLE SWIMMING WITH MANATEES

From: Tampa Bay Times

"Citing Lusk's email, PEER attorney Laura Dumais noted, "A professional in the best position to know admits that the service has no effective control of swim-with…

ONE YEAR AFTER STANDOFF WITH ARMED MILITIA, BLM EMPLOYEES STILL FEEL VULNERABLE

From: Government Executive

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said BLM has refused to disclose any documents relating to its decision-making process in regard to the…

ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCACY GROUP FILES PETITION SEEKING PROTECTIONS FOR USDA SCIENTISTS

From: Lexology

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) arguing that the agency does not adhere…