Press Clips

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


ENVIRONMENTALIST GROUP CRITICIZES FEDERAL OVERSIGHT OF GRAZING ON PUBLIC LANDS

From: KUER 90.1

"Kirsten Stade is advocacy director at a group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. She says according to data from the Bureau of Land Management,…

PUBLIC LANDS DAMAGED BY GRAZING AREN'T GETTING THE RESTORATION THEY NEED, REPORT FINDS

From: OPB FM

"The latest BLM figures were released in response to a complaint from the environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which has been critical…

OUR VIEW: CALL FOR LARGER STAFFING NUMBERS AT REFUGES DOESN'T ADD UP

From: Havasu News

"There’s a new report that says wildlife refuges across the nation are woefully understaffed. The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says 357 of the…

TRAIL OF TEARS DAMAGE INSTIGATOR NAMED

From: The Advocate & Democrat

"the public non-profit, “watch-dog” Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a complaint with the Inspector General for the U.S.…

COURT RULES IG FINDINGS SHARED WITH AGENCY LAWYERS ARE PRIVATE

From: Greenwire

"The lawsuit arose out of an April 2014 FOIA request by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. PEER's request sought documents associated with a letter from…

CHEVRON FIRE DOCS PROTECTED BY ATTORNEY - CLIENT PRIVILEGE

From: Law 360

"U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper concluded that a FOIA exemption for attorney-client communications means the EPA is allowed to withhold from Public Employees for…

YELLOWSTONE'S CELLPHONE RULES: COULD IT WORK IN THE KRUGER?

From: Traveller 24

"The maps were obtained by a Washington, DC-based advocacy group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which has for years fought against new…

PEER CRITICIZES YELLOWSTONE OVER CELLPHONE COVERAGE

From: Yellowstone Insider

"PEER, citing coverage maps obtained under a public records request, believes the Park has walked out on a 2009 pledge to “minimize cell phone access in backcountry…

SEXUAL HARASSMENT, CONGRESSIONAL PROBES: NOT HOW PARK SERVICE PLANNED TO MARK 100 YEARS

From: McClatchy DC

"The tumult, combined with chronic budget woes, a big maintenance backlog and other recurring challenges, has contributed to what Jeff Ruch, executive director of…

EPA OIG FINDS IMPROPERLY MANAGED RECORDS AT REGIONAL OFFICE

From: Federal Times

"An investigation within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found files from open and closed lead cases were thrown into a recycling bin, according to a report…