Press Clips

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


NATIONAL PARK SERVICE: CROWDED PARKS LACK PLANS TO LIMIT THE CRUSH OF VISITORS

From: Greenwire

"...the managers of Acadia National Park, like the leaders of many of the most popular sites in the national park system, haven't set limits on park visitation levels…

GROUP CALLS FOR BETTER MANAGEMENT PLANNING AT PARKS

From: FEDweek

"Most national parks don’t have a general management plan and thus lack a vision on matters such as budgetary priorities, visitor safety and wildlife protections, according…

MONTANA DELEGATION RESERVING JUDGEMENT ON PROPOSED BISON RANGE TRANSFER

From: Montana Public Radio

"The proposed transfer has been contentious for decades. In February, a group that includes former bison range employees filed a lawsuit to block a transfer,…

BISON RANGE TRANSFER GETS POSITIVE REVIEWS

From: Daily Interlake

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an organization that has in the past opposed tribal management at the refuge and in May filed a lawsuit to…

UPDATED: PEER: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE IGNORING REQUIREMENT TO ESTABLISH VISITOR CARRYING REQUIREMENTS

From: National Parks Traveler

"Nearly four decades have passed since Congress directed the National Park Service to establish visitor carrying capacities for the National Park System,…

EPA EXTENDS COMMENT DEADLINE REGARDING PETITION TO CHANGE RCRA CRITERIA

From: Lexology

"PEER alleges that first responders who entered the World Trade Center after the September 11, 2001 attacks were exposed to dust without personal protective equipment…

MONTANA LAWMAKERS CAUTIOUS ABOUT BISON RANGE TRANSFER

From: E & E News

"The nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and former managers of the National Bison Range accused FWS in U.S. District Court for the District…

DC CIRC. SAYS MORE STUDY NEEDED FOR CAPE WIND PROJECT

From: Law 360

"The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday slowed down Cape Wind Associates' proposed $2.6 billion offshore wind farm in Massachusetts, finding the federal government failed to adequately…

MASSACHUSETTS WIND FARM STUMBLED ON SHOREBIRDS

From: Courthouse News Service

"Among those who filed suit in Washington are Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound. They accused…

SHOULD THE STATE PRESS ON WITH THE SOUTH COAST RAIL PROJECT

From: The Boston Globe

"New estimates that the Stoughton Alternative could cost up to $3.4 billion and not be completed until as late as 2030 have hopefully sounded the death knell…