Press Clips

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


WELCOME TO YOUR AD HERE NATIONAL PARK

From: The Herald of Everett

"The Park Service says the sponsorship opportunities don’t extend to the parks’ names – just virtually everything in them."

Read More … | Jun 08, 2016 | Tags: Commercializing Parks, NPS

FEDERAL COURT HALTS CORMORANT KILL PROGRAMS

From: Traverse City Record-Eagle

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility — a national nonprofit alliance of local, state and federal resource…

FWS MAY APPEAL JUDGE RULING ON CORMORANTS

From: NPR

"A federal judge says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service overstepped its bounds when it allowed some migratory birds to be killed in large numbers across the eastern United…

CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD OFFICIAL NEARS FULL YEAR ON PAID LEAVE

From: BNA Snapshot

"As a result, Horowitz remains unable to formally dispute the personnel action or move on with his career, said Jeff Ruch, the director of Public Employees for Environmental…

HARASSMENT OF ON BOARD OBSERVERS RISES SHARPLY

From: Greenwire

"NOAA released a summary of all incidents of violence, threats and harassment in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from the watchdog group Public Employees…

CSKT SETS RECORD STRAIGHT ABOUT BISON RANGE, PEER

From: Char-Koosta News

"PEER’s press release intentionally ignores the fact that legislation to restore the Bison Range to federal trust ownership for the Tribes would require continued…

ASSAULTS ON FISHERIES OBSERVERS MORE THAN DOUBLE IN TWO YEARS WITH NO REPORTED ENFORCEMENT

From: Corporate Crime Reporter

"Attacks against independent monitors of U.S. fishing fleets more than doubled between 2013 and 2015.That’s according to official figures posted today…

NEW SAFEGUARDS FOR FRACKING FLUID DISCHARGE SEGREGATION, TIGHTER MONITORING AND INGREDIENT DISCLOSURES FOR WYOMING PERMITS

From: Sonoran News

"Controversial oil and gas permits allowing surface discharge of fracking fluids into a stream on a Wyoming Indian reservation have been significantly modified. …

NON PROFIT ONCE AGAIN CHALLENGES CSKT ROLE ON BISON RANGE

From: Missoula Independent

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, filed a legal complaint in federal district court on May 23 alleging that a proposal to transfer…

ATTACKS ON FEDS SPIKE AT SOME AGENCIES

From: Government Executive

"The increase in incidents was concentrated in the western United States, PEER -- an alliance of government officials and environmental advocates -- found.…