Press Clips

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


SCANDAL-PLAGUED CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE SUPERINTENDENT MOVED TO REGIONAL OFFICE

From: National Parks Traveler

"The move was immediately criticized by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which charged that the Park Service under Director Jon Jarvis…

WATCHDOG GROUP CRITICIZES POST FOR CANAVERAL SUPERINTENDENT

From: Greenwire

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility obtained a Friday email from Superintendent Myrna Palfrey to all Canaveral employees announcing that she was "asked…

WATCHDOG DEMANDS PROBE OF US FOREST SERVICE'S TRAIL OF TEARS DESECRATION

From: District Sentinel

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a complaint with the Department of Agriculture’s Secretary and Inspector General, calling for…

CHROMIUM 6 FOUND AT ELEVATED LEVELS IN WATER OF 200 MILLION AMERICANS

From: Newsweek

"Bill Wolfe, with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a group that protects government whistleblowers, says the EPA is “absolutely not” doing its job to…

TRAIL OF TEARS DEFACED BY FOREST SERVICE

From: Stories In The News

"The U.S. Forest Service tore up a section of the Trail of Tears Historic Trail but, despite apologizing to tribes who regard the land as sacred, has not held…

DOCUMENTS DETAIL GOVERNMENT DAMAGE OF TRAIL OF TEARS

From: Southeast Missourian

"When the Forest Service dug up portions of the trail on the edge of the Cherokee National Forest in March and June 2014, it didn't own the land, although…

US FOREST SERVICE RIPS UP SACRED TRAIL OF TEARS

From: Newser

"The director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says that's not good enough. "This is one the most blatant official desecrations of a sacred site…

FIRM WITH SPOTTY PAST REGAINS STATE'S CAR INSPECTION CONTRACT

From: Boston Globe

"“Hopefully, Applus has been able to demonstrate beyond any shadow of a doubt that we will not be having the same problems this time that we had last time,” said…

US FOREST SERVICE ADMITS DAMAGING NEWLY PRESERVED SECTION OF TRAIL OF TEARS

From: Times Free Press

"A section of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail in the Cherokee National Forest preserved just two years ago is the victim of damage caused by its federal…

DOCS DETAIL GOVERNMENT DAMAGE OF TRAIL OF TEARS

From: Associated Press

""This is one the most blatant official desecrations of a sacred site in modern American history," said Jeff Ruch of the environmental group Public Employees…