Press Clips

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


FEDS EYE COMPROMISE ON DESERT OFF-ROAD RACE IN NEVADA

From: The Daily Progress

"The Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has criticized the BLM's environmental review and accused the agency…

PARK SERVICE ENDED A WOLF STUDY IN ALASKA SINCE SO MANY HAVE BEEN KILLED

From: High Country News

"It's no longer feasible to conduct research, according to information recently published by the watchdog nonprofit, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

DRINKING WATER 1 IN 8 FLA SYSTEMS VIOLATE POLLUTION STANDARDS - PEER

From: E&E

"Almost 13 percent — or just over 1 in 8 — of the potable water systems in Florida could be violating the state's safe drinking water standards, according to Public Employees…

PROPOSED COMPROMISE COULD SALVAGE MAJOR DESERT RACE

From: Reno Gazette-Journal

"“The Monument was explicitly created to both preserve and protect the unique natural environment … (the race) does not enhance the historic or scientific…

ALASKAS PREDATOR CONTROL EFFORTS KILL NATIONAL PARK SERVICE PREDATOR-PREY STUDY

From: National Parks Traveler

"As a result of state shoot-on-sight and other lethal removal tactics, NPS concludes that the wolf population in the 2.5-million-acre national preserve…

WOLVES IN YUKON-CHARLEY NATIONAL PRESERVE DROP BY MORE THAN HALF

From: KTOO Public Media

"Alaska’s predator control program has resulted in the number of wolves in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve dropping by more than half, according to the…

SWIMSUIT PHOTOS ILLUSTRATE CONTROVERSY IN NATIONAL PARKS

From: Fox 13 Salt Lake City

"Laura Dumais with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, (PEER), told FOX 13 News her organization received angry calls from women in the Park…

NPS ABANDONS STUDY AFTER ALASKA SHOOTS RESEARCH ANIMALS

From: E&E

""The shooting of wolves collared for research has negatively impacted the NPS wolf science and monitoring program," he said to Richard Steiner, a retired University of Alaska…

YELLOWSTONE, OTHER NATIONAL PARKS CRITICIZED OVER SPORTS ILLUSTRATED PHOTO SHOOT

From: Yellowstone Insider

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), told the Post he believes the example set by SI’s photo shoot could…

CITY COUNCIL GETS INVOLVED IN PCB PROBLEM

From: Malibu Surfside News

"... America Unites for Kids and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility commenced a lawsuit against SMMUSD on March 23, 2015, alleging violations…