Press Clips

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


FLORIDA PANTHER DEATHS STILL AT RECORD HIGH FOR 2016

From: Fox 4

"In a statement Wednesday, Jeff Ruch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said he doesn't expect their plight to improve under President-elect Donald Trump."

FLORIDA PANTHERS DYING AT RECORD PACE, VEHICLE COLLISIONS MOST RESPONSIBLE

From: National Parks Traveler

"Highly endangered Florida panthers died at a record pace in 2016, with most of the deaths attributed to vehicle collisions in just two counties, according…

CALL OF THE WILD: A CLASH OVER CELLPHONES IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS

From: The Day

"I agree with PEER’s conclusion: “Parks should remain unplugged from the modern world. Experiencing the wonders of nature should not require a smartphone.”"

FLORIDA PANTHER DEATH RATES MATCH 2015'S RECORD HIGH

From: Greenwire

""These figures sound the death knell for a sustainable Florida panther population in the wild," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental…

FLORIDA PANTHER DEATHS IN 2016 TIES FOR WORST YEAR ON RECORD

From: Palm Beach Post

"A total of 42 panthers died in the wild last year, matching the 2015 total, according to figures posted by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

PARK SERVICE RELEASES NEW GUIDELINES FOR DONATIONS AND PHILANTHROPIC PARTNERSHIPS

From: National Parks Traveler

"The Trump administration could be similar to the George W. Bush era, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

CELLPHONE SERVICE AT MOUNT RAINIER: SAFETY IMPROVEMENT OR OBNOXIOUS INTRUSION?

From: The Seattle Times

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility is urging the park to reject the applications, saying coverage maps show that signals will spill deeply into…

SCOTT: A LAME DUCK, A LASER FOCUS ON NEW JOBS

From: News Press

"A 2015 report by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility found a substantial reduction in enforcement of environmental regulations. The number of investigations…

TRUMP APPOINTMENTS, POLICIES WILL HAVE LONG TERM IMPACTS ON NM

From: NM Political Report

"The Trump administration could be similar to the George W. Bush era, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

TRUMP'S CONFLICTS OF INTEREST COULD CONFLICT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

From: Washington Post

"Federal employees who enforce regulations “may be understandably reluctant to put objections, stipulations and cautions in writing for fear that it may cause…