Press Clips

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


WHISTLEBLOWERS TARGET BUREC KLAMATH BASIN CONTRACTS

From: Endangered Species & Wetlands Report

"A 2008 contract between BuRec and the Klamath Water and Power Agency “has morphed beyond any recognizable shape from a feasibility study…

GOVERNMENT WHISTLEBLOWERS SAY KLAMATH IRRIGATORS MISUSING FEDERAL FUNDS

From: Oregon Public Broadcasting

"Two government biologists say millions of dollars in federal funds intended to secure water for fish in the Klamath Basin were instead used to directly…

MURKOWSKI AND SULLIVAN FIGHT UNILATERAL LAND AND WATER BLOCKS BY EXECUTIVE USE OF ANTIQUITIES ACT

From: Stories In The News

"The Aleutians Marine Sanctuary was proposed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and several Alaska and national marine conservation…

ALASKA DELEGATION SEEKS NEW LIMITS ON NATL. MONUMENTS

From: KUCB

"For over a hundred years, presidents have used the Antiquities Act to order permanent protections for federal land and resources at sea. Now, Alaska’s congressional delegation…

LAWSUIT CHALLENGES SPECIAL-PERMIT CORMORANT HUNT ON MOULTRIE, MARION LAKES

From: The Post and Courier

"A year ago, more than 11,000 cormorants were shot out of the sky above Moultrie and Marion lakes. Within a few weeks, people who frequent the lakes said…

UNALASKA COUNCIL SAYS NO TO MARINE SANCTUARY

From: The Bristol Bay Times

"By a 5-0 vote on Jan. 27, the council opposed Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility's request for the creation of the Aleutian Islands Marine…

CORMORANT HUNTING TO BE ALLOWED ON LAKES MARION, MOULTRIE FOR SECOND YEAR

From: The Herald

"In notices sent to the 520 hunters/agents, the state warned that the program could be put on hold at any time based on a ruling in a lawsuit filed by Public Employees…

NOAA SHIES AWAY FROM ALEUTIANS MARINE SANCTUARY

From: Stories In The News

"A proposal to name the Aleutian Islands marine ecosystem as Alaska’s first National Marine Sanctuary has run aground on local political opposition, according…

RESTRICTED CORMORANT HUNT BEGINS NEXT WEEK IN LOWCOUNTRY

From: Houston Chronicle

"But the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last year saying the hunts violate the federal migratory…

CORMORANTS TO BE HUNTED AGAIN ON LAKES MOULTRIE, MARION DESPITE PROTESTS

From: The Post and Courier

"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is in charge of managing the birds as protected migratory species, but gives states depredation permits “to protect public…