Press Clips

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


AS LANDMARK US WILDERNESS ACT TURNS 50, FEDERAL PARKS OFFICIALS FACE CRITICISM FOR NOT UPHOLDING LAW'S BASIC GOALS

From: International Business Times

"“The [wilderness] program has died on the vine,” Jeff Ruch, executive director ofPublic Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), told International…

REVIEW: TOURS SNATCHED UP ARIZONA MEMORIAL TICKETS

From: KITV

"HONOLULU —An internal review found most of the free first-come, first-served passes for the USS Arizona Memorial were being taken by commercial tour operators. That's according…

NEVADA U.S. ATTORNEY: NOT SITTING ON BUNDY CASES

From: Las Vegas Review Journal

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an organization of local, state and federal natural resource workers, said Tuesday an analysis…

LACK OF CHARGES IN CLIVEN BUNDY STANDOFF POSES RISK, GROUP SAYS

From: The Salt Lake Tribune

"More than four months ago, the federal Bureau of Land Management referred the cases to Nevada’s U.S. attorney’s office, according to data released by Public…

DEMILITARIZING THE POLICE AND DISARMING THE NON-POLICE

From: San Benito County Today

"PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility), an advocacy group, published an article saying 2012 saw a major increase in violence directed…

FREIGHT SITE DISPUTED

From: Suffolk News Herald

"Last week, a group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility appealed a 2013 delineation decision by the Corps to the Environmental Protection…

FEDS SLAM CALIFORNIA OVER CAL/OSHA

From: Central Valley Business Times

"The state’s new budget provides for some new compliance officers but still leaves Cal/OSHA at staffing levels below those at the end of Schwarzenegger…

DEBATE CONTINUES OVER ARTIFICIAL TURF FIELDS AND HUMAN HEALTH CONCERNS

From: New Haven Register

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said his nonprofit has been pushing for reform of the crumb rubber industry…

RIDE-SHARING FIRMS SHIFT INTO OVERDRIVE TO KILL INSURANCE BILL

From: LA Times

""Today, Cal/OSHA is an agency completely adrift," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an activist group that filed…

WASHINGTON UPDATE: THE CASE AGAINST THE 'SAFETY CASE'

From: Safety and Health

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington-based alliance of local, state and federal resource professionals, suggests that NIOSH’s action…