Press Clips

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


ACQUITTALS ESCALATE VIOLENCE WORRIES

From: Lake Powell Life

"Jeff Ruch with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said, “It may send a message that militias can take free shots at federal employees without…

THE BUNDY ACQUITTAL IS DANGEROUS

From: The Nation

"After the Bunkerville standoff, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, threats and attacks against BLM and US Forest Service employees jumped…

BUNDY VERDICT PUTS A TARGET ON THE BACKS OF FEDERAL WORKERS

From: New York Times

"Assaults and threats of violence against federal employees on public lands in the West were up last year, following Cliven Bundy’s standoff but before the takeover…

WELCOME TO THE WILD WEST: BUNDY BOYS ACQUITTED OF ARMED TAKEOVER

From: Sputnik News

"...a shock verdict in the trial of the Bundy boys, as the raiders of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge are found not guilty, in a federal trial. Jeff Ruch, from Public…

FEDS UTAHNS WORRY THAT OREGON STANDOFF VERDICTS WILL SET VIOLENT TONE FOR LAND BATTLE

From: Lowell Sun

"“We are surprised and concerned. It may send a message that militias can take free shots at federal employee without fear of consequences,” said Jeff Ruch, executive…

FEDS, UTAHNS WORRY THAT OREGON STANDOFF VERDICTS WILL SET VIOLENT TONE FOR LAND BATTLE

From: Sentinel & Enterprise

"“We are surprised and concerned. It may send a message that militias can take free shots at federal employee without fear of consequences,” said Jeff Ruch,…

DENALI WILDLIFE 'CRISIS'

From: Craig Medred

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) this week charged that the wildlife in Alaska’s iconic Denali National Park and Preserve is being decimated…

FIVE YEARS LATER FAMILIES OF SIX GRAIN ELEVATOR BLAST VICTIMS STILL IN THE DARK

From: The Kansas City Star

"“The U.S. attorney’s lengthy squatting on this case precludes pursuit of civil or administrative remedies,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public…

GREENS SAY EPA HIDING DISASTER PLAN DETAILS

From: Courthouse News Service

"In a complaint filed in the D.C. District Court on Oct. 24, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says it filed a Freedom of Information Act…

FEWER POLLUTERS CRIMINALLY PROSECUTED AS EPA COWERS FROM GOP ATTACKS

From: The Intercept

"Jeff Ruch, head of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, waved away all the excuses. “If the White House valued enforcement it would happen,” he said."