Press Clips

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


DONALD TRUMP: THE RESEARCH HEADS REPLY

p>From: Liberation

“Faced with the attacks, a wind of mobilization has traversed the scientific community of the country since the election of November 8, sowing the seeds of the revolt."

STAYING TRUE TO YOURSELF IN THE AGE OF TRUMP: A HOW-TO GUIDE FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

From: Washington Post

“Organizations including Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the Government Accountability Project and the Project on Government Oversight were…

SURVEY: U.S. FEDERAL LAND STEWARDS FEEL THREATENED

From: WDEF.com

“The group gathered responses from 104 out of 302 managers of the Fish and Wildlife Service’s federal refuge and 364 employees of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM),…

100 EPA OFFICIALS TURNED THEIR LUNCH BREAK INTO A RALLY TO PROTEST THEIR NEW BOSS

From: The Daily Good

“According to Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in comments to the AP, this marks the first time that current EPA…

SCORES OF EPA WORKERS OBJECT TO TRUMP'S PICK TO LEAD AGENCY

From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Jeff Ruch, executive director of the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said to his knowledge it was the first time current…

STEWARDS OF FEDERAL LANDS FEEL THREATENED SURVEY SHOWS

From: Yahoo News

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a nonprofit that represents government staff, released the results of the survey on Feb. 2. The group gathered…

HIRING FREEZE SPARKS WORRIES AT SCIENCE AGENCIES

From: EOS Earth & Space Science News

“Trump’s hiring freeze is different, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a Washington,…

REVISITING MALHEUR, ONE YEAR AFTER THE OCCUPATION

From: High Country News

“It’s a system that’s under greater and greater stress,” says Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which…

STEWARDS OF FEDERAL LANDS FEEL THREATENED, SURVEY SHOWS

From: Live Science

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a nonprofit that represents government staff, released the results of the survey on Feb. 2. The group gathered…

EPA SCIENTISTS WORRY THEIR NEW BOSS DOESN'T WANT SCIENCE

From: Wired

"Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney general, is probably going to be the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. The full Senate will almost certainly vote to confirm…