Press Clips

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


THE MODERN ENEMIES OF NATIVE AMERICANS

From: American Thinker

"Stories illustrating ongoing conflicts between Native Americans and federal agencies, environmentalist groups, and each other, are many and often heartbreaking."

WOULD BEARS EARS MONUMENT HINDER OR PROTECT NATIVE AMERICAN RELIGION?

From: Deseret News

""The notion that 'first peoples' have an unbroken connection or claim to the land reduces the last five centuries of history to a footnote," wrote Kirsten Stade,…

TRIBE SEEKS INPUT ON BISON RANGE TRANSFER

From: Valley Journal

"Public comment is wanted by June 24 concerning the proposed transfer of the National Bison Range to federal trust ownership to allow the Confederated Salish and…

GIVE A CONGRESSMAN $8000 AND THEY'LL CARRY WATER FOR YOU

From: Food & Water Watch

"A study by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility showed that in most parks surveyed, disposable water bottles are the single largest source of…

REPORT FINDS GRAND CANYON BISON ARE NATIVE TO REGION

From: Phys.Org

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the new report reaches an absurd conclusion that possible ancient sightings…

HOW UNDERFUNDED NATIONAL PARKS ARE TURNING MORE TO THE PRIVATE SECTOR

From: The Christian Science Monitor

"In response, the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) warned of the "gravitational pull" of corporate donations…

WATCH OUT FOR A POSSIBLE INCREASE IN RADIOACTIVITY IN YOUR DRINKING WATER

From: Buzzflash

"The advocacy organization Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has reacted with alarm to the new plan put forth by a government agency that is supposed…

LAWMAKERS CHARGE PARK SERVICE CHIEF OVERSEES CULTURE OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

From: Washington Post

"National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis was confronted Tuesday by angry lawmakers in both parties for looking the other way at what they called a culture…

NPS AT 100: CASH STRAPPED PARK SERVICE MULLS CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS

From: Greenwire

""National parks for the first time will depend on outside gifts to support their base budgets," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental…

FIGHT BREWING OVER PROPOSED TRANSFER OF NATIONAL BISON RANGE

From: Montana Public Radio

""I think groups are suggesting that because they don’t want to deal with the merits of the case, they want to scream racism instead, and I don’t think there’s…