Press Clips

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


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.…

PARK SERVICE CHIEF APOLOGIZES FOR UNETHICAL BEHAVIOR

From: Washington Post

"eff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, raised questions about the apology. “This apology,” Ruch said, “coming months…

AT PACKED HIGHLANDS HEARING SUSPICION AND SKEPTICISM RUN DEEP

From: NJ Spotlight

"The state’s bid to open up a portion of the Highlands to development won both praise and criticism last evening, with some hoping it could enhance land values while…

CHANGES TO NJ HIGHLANDS RULES A STEP FORWARD

From: Lehigh Valley Live

"Opponents — including Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which has filed a challenge — say the changes are based on flawed data and will lead…

ATTACKS AGAINST FEDERAL RANGE AND FOREST WORKERS ON RISE

From: Central Valley Business Times

"Assaults against national forest and rangeland employees and facilities rose sharply last year, according to data obtained by the advocacy group…

ATTACKS ON NATIONAL FOREST, RANGE WORKERS INCREASING PEER SAYS

From: Safety & Health

"Assaults on national forest and range workers increased significantly in 2015, according to watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."

TRIBES TAKE ISSUE WITH PEER BISON RANGE LAWSUIT

From: Montana Standard

"The plaintiffs say the federal agency again failed to conduct necessary environmental review before telling CSKT Chairman Vernon Finley in February that it would…