Press Clips

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


EPA EXTENDS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR PLAN TO REMOVE MERCURY CONTAMINATED SEDIMENT FROM BOTTOM OF POMPTON LAKE; EPA TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION FOR POMPTON LAKES COMMUNITY TONIGHT

From: EIN News

"In response to requests from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Citizens for a Clean Pompton Lakes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will…

A NEW MAP SHOWS RANGELAND HEALTH NATIONWIDE

From: High Country News

"Disagreements like the one in Battle Mountain are hardly novel in Western politics. But this week, a new tool to understand livestock impact on public lands…

WILL CELL PHONE COMPANIES RUIN NATIONAL PARKS BY INSTALLING WI-FI IN THE WILDERNESS?

From: TakePart

"How badly do you need to watch that cat video while you wait for Old Faithful’s next eruption? That’s the question posed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

YELLOWSTONE AND GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK COULD GET FIBER OPTIC CONNECTIONS

From: Slate

"The Yellowstone plans and others like them have garnered ire from interest groups like Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, who filed a public records request…

N.J. OPEN SPACE BALLOT QUESTION PASSES, BUT COULD IT HURT ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS?

From: NJ.com

"“It doesn’t make sense to buy 50 acres in the Highlands, which is already protected anyway, instead of removing 1000 underground storage tanks in Essex County,” said Bill…

PARKS SERVICE PLANS TO LAY $34 MILLION OF FIBER-OPTIC CABLE IN YELLOWSTONE, GRAND TETONS

From: Think Progress

"While there are arguments for safety and information-sharing, not everyone is happy with the plan. A group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

TALK OF $30 MILLION FIBER OPTIC NETWORK AT YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK RENEWS DEBATE

From: National Parks Traveler

"For a handful of years now the topic of increased cellphone reception in the park system has been before the National Park Service. Yellowstone National…

EDITORIAL: NO REASON TO RUSH ON YELLOWSTONE BANDWIDTH

From: The Salt Lake Tribune

"Yellowstone can meet that call to action without the fiber optic line, and the talks have brought a rebuke from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

YELLOWSTONE, OTHER U.S. PARKS URGED TO RECONSIDER WIRELESS UPGRADES

From: Reuters

"This week the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released government documents showing a telecommunications firm was eyeing a $30…

YELLOWSTONE PONDERS: SHOULD THERE REALLY BE HIGH-SPEED WIFI AT NATIONAL PARKS?

From: Travel Pulse

"Some are concerned about the effect the line could have on the natural environment. That includes Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. Jeff Ruch, the…