Press Clips

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


JUDGE ORDERS ERADICATION OF GE PLANTS ON WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: Truthout

"In a decision this week, a federal court formally halted the planting of genetically engineered (GE) crops on all National Wildlife Refuges in the Southeastern U.S.…

DRILL BAN DETAILS BEING EXAMINED

From: Tri Parish Times

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Executive Director Jeff Ruch said in a report addressing questions surrounding Kendall that her alleged acts…

BILL SARGENT: AS PANTHERS ROAM NORTH, AGENCIES PURSUE HABITAT FOR ENDANGERED CATS

From: Florida Today

"The three deaths in seven days prompted PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) to petition the USFWS to establish more protected panther habitat.…

HOW POLAR BEARS BECAME A POLITICAL SYMBOL

From: Outside

The scientist's only official punishment was a reprimand for forwarding a handful of internal emails to another researcher and a local government offical in Alaska. Monnett…

STATE AGENCY WAIVES ENVIRONMENTAL RULES TO SPEED REBUILDING AFTER STORM

From: NJ Spotlight.com
“The order amounts to a total abdication of DEP’s responsibility to supervise responsible planning and environmentally sound permitting of critical public infrastructure,’’…

DEP CUTS 24 EMPLOYEES

From: Tallahassee.com
An alliance of scientists, police and land managers said the DEP plan boded ill for the state’s environment. Jerry Phillips, director of Florida’s Chapter of Public…

OBAMA, ROMNEY ON THE ENVIRONMENT

From: KXLO-KLCM
Romney's record on clean water issues in Massachusetts is thin, in part because the state's clean water regulations are left to EPA with the state serving a minor role.According…

CONSERVANCY GIVING UP LEGAL FIGHT FOR PANTHER 'CRITICAL HABITAT' PROTECTION

From: Naples News
The Conservancy, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the Southwest Florida-based Council of Civic Associations…

COURT TO DETERMINE WHETHER U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE MUST MITIGATE IMPACTS OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
The three groups — Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Food Safety and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility — asserted that USFWS violated…

FOR WOLVES ON THE BRINK, A HOBBLED RECOVERY PLAN

From: Yale environment 360
The whistleblower organization behind this J’accuse is Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which has harried the agency over the…