Press Clips

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


PEER CALLS ON GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK TO WITHDRAW REPORT ON BISON

From: National Parks Traveler

"Bison are not native to Grand Canyon National Park and a report that claims they are should be withdrawn by the National Park Service and not relied upon…

GROUP QUESTIONS US CHANGE CALLING NATIONAL PARK BISON NATIVE

From: The Clay Center Dispatch

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the agency's position was a surprise because it was a reversal from its longstanding stance that…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP QUESTIONS IF GRAND CANYON BISON ARE NATIVE

From: Arizona Science & Innovation Desk

"Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, said the National Park Service’s report that says bison near the Grand Canyon are…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP QUESTIONS NATIVITY OF GRAND CANYON BISON

From: Washington Times

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says the agency’s position in a 2015 report is a reversal from its longstanding stance that bison aren’t indigenous…

HOW FREE ARE USDA SCIENTISTS TO SPEAK THEIR MIND

From: NPR

"The scientist, Jonathan Lundgren, says that he has been persecuted because his research points out problems — including harm to bees — with a popular class of pesticides…

USDA URGED TO REFORM SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY POLICY AFTER ALLEGED CENSORSHIP

From: WholeFoods Magazine

"In March 2015, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a citizen’s petition calling on USDA to adopt new policies that would protect government…

IS THE USDA SUPPRESSING SCIENCE ON PESTICIDE IMPACTS

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

"the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility explains how the actions against Lundgren appear to follow a pattern of harassment."

USDA WHISTLEBLOWER LAUNCHES REGENERATIVE AG FARM TO TRAIN NEXT GENERATION OF FARMERS

From: Eco Watch

"Laura Dumais, staff counsel for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which filed the complaint, said: “Dr. Lundgren is suffering the proverbial professional…

MONARCH BUTTERFLIES AND MANATEES ARE ON A BIG REBOUND

From: The Durango Herald

"Even as the round, soft and squishy animals thrive, groups such as Save the Manatees and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility have expressed concern…

USDA URGED TO REFORM SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY POLICY AFTER ALLEGATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC CENSORSHIP

From: eNews Park Forest

"Earlier last year, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a citizen petition requesting that the USDA adopt new policies that would further…