Press Clips

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


EPA CHALLENGED ON CARBON MONOXIDE

From: Courthouse News Service

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility slapped the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of the Inspector General with a lawsuit…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE DOES FACE-PLANT WITH NEW RULE ON GATHERING PLANTS

From: Indian Country Today

"The National Park Service may have thought it was doing Native Americans a favor with a proposed rule that would allow them to gather traditional and…

PARK SERVICE MISLED THE PUBLIC ON PLANT HARVEST PLAN

From: Sonoran News

"The National Park Service has reopened public comment on a controversial plan to allow Indian tribes to remove park trees and other plants after it was revealed…

OFF-ROAD VEHICLE ACCESS DISPUTE FOCUSES ON FLORIDA PANTHER HABITAT

From: Reuters

"Environmentalists are appealing a 2010 decision by the U.S. National Park Service to open 40,000 acres of wild Florida panther habitat to off-road vehicle traffic."

A DECADE OF DYSFUNCTION AT IOWAS EFFIGY MOUNDS

From: The Des Moines Register

"It’s a little ironic that a scathing internal report on the National Park Service’s stewardship of the Effigy Mounds National Monument in northeast…

WATCHDOG GROUP URGES NPS TO KILL TRIBAL PLANT-GATHERING PLAN

From: Greenwire

"A watchdog organization yesterday called on the National Park Service to drop its plan to relax restrictions on plant gathering in parks for Native Americans.

Citing…

EPA: SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY PLAN 'STUCK IN UTERO' -- WATCHDOGS

From: Greenwire

"U.S. EPA is dragging its feet when it comes to ensuring the integrity of its science, according to a government watchdog group.

Public…

EVEN MANATEES NEED THEIR SPACE: PROPOSAL TO RESTRICT PUBLIC CONTACT

From: Public News Service

The public can weigh in this week on strict new rules to limit the number of people who can swim with manatees at Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River.

SOURCES: FORMER CSB MEMBER EYED FOR RENOMINATION AS SENATE CONFIRMS TWO BOARD DESIGNEES

From: Inside OSHA Online

"A former member of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) whose term expired just months ago reportedly is being strongly considered for another term on the…

TENNESSEE DEVELOPERS MUST FACE POLLUTANT SUIT

From: Courthouse News Service

"A retail property development group must face claims that it polluted water in a Nashville suburb, a federal judge ruled.

Public…