Press Clips

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


ANONYMOUS SCIENTISTS SAY THEIR WORK IS SUPPRESSED ON GMOS, NEONICS

From: Before It's News

"The Environmental Working Group has submitted a letter to the US Department of Agriculture following an investigation which revealed earlier this year that scientists…

USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL GETS NEW SUPERINTENDENT

From: Navy Times

"The National Park Service said Friday it was naming the superintendent of national parks in the Seattle area to oversee the USS Arizona Memorial, which has been rocked…

WATCHDOG GROUP SUES US FOR ACCESS TO SHELL OILS SAFETY PLAN FOR ARCTIC DRILLING

From: Truthout

"The watchdog group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), claims that Shell and its government regulators have failed to share much of the information…

MOSQUITO MISTING SYSTEMS DONT WORK, GROUP SAYS

From: Palm Beach Post

"Automatic pesticide misting systems marketed to homeowners use false claims about their safety and effectiveness, according to a complaint filed today with the…

FLORIDA'S WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENT ENDANGERED BY THE GOVERNOR

From: People's World

"In a report released this July by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), statistics show an 85 percent drop in environmental enforcement.…

FWC ISSUES BEAR-HUNTING PERMITS DESPITE LAWSUIT

From: Orlando Weekly

"The FWC, as it stands now, is made up of real estate investors, developers, contractors, ranchers and lawyers, many appointed by Gov. Rick Scott, under whose administration…

SENATE PANEL UNANIMOUSLY REPORTS OUT CSB CHAIR, BOARD DESIGNEES

From: Inside OSHA

"The group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, accused GOP lawmakers of "pushing an open-ended probe as part of an effort to paralyze the CSB," in…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE OFFICIALS DISAVOW SCATHING REPORT ON EFFIGY MOUNDS DESECRATION

From: National Parks Traveler

"The 703-page report sat unnoticed, publicly at least, until Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility obtained it early in 2014 via a Freedom…

FEDERAL AGENCY WANTS TO CURTAIL ACCESS TO THREE SISTERS SPRING AND ITS MANATEES

From: Tampa Bay Times

"In March, the environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a notice of intent to sue the Fish and Wildlife Service over the crowded…

SHOULD NATIONAL PARKS BAN CELL PHONES?

From: Men's Journal

"Similarly, there have been rumors from the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility that a $34 million fiber-optic network could soon run through Yellowstone…