Press Clips

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


FDA DOCUMENTS SHOW INTERNAL CONCERN ABOUT VOLUNTARY ANTIBIOTICS APPROACH

From: Food Safety News
Internal U.S. Food and Drug Administration documents recently made public show that the agency has some concern over whether its voluntary approach will successfully…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS WIN CHALLENGE TO GENE-ALTERED CROPS ON NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES IN SOUTH

From: The Washington Post
In their lawsuit, Center for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said that there are several ongoing environmental…

WILDLIFE SUIT COULD DETERMINE CAPE WIND'S FATE

From: South Coast Today
In a brief filed earlier this month, the Alliance, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and other environmental and citizens groups from as far away…

COURT RULES GMOS OK ON WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: ENews Park Forest
A lawsuit challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) practice of permitting genetically engineered (GE) crops on wildlife refuges was dismissed by…

A REACTIONARY CLEARCUT

From: The Philadelphia Review of Books
Bill Wolfe was a planner for the New Jersey DEP in the 1980s and 1990s, and then worked as Policy Director for New Jersey’s chapter of the Sierra…

YELLOWSTONE PARK REQUESTS COMMENTS ON CELL TOWER

From: Bozeman Daily Chronicle
In July, a watchdog group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, sent a letter to National Park Service regional director John Wessels, asking…

"CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?" VERIZON WANTS TO ERECT CELL TOWER NEAR LAKE IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

From: National Parks Traveler
Earlier this year Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility harshly criticized the proposal, saying not only had the park failed to seek public comment…

BLM LOOKS FOR BALANCE

From: High Country News
Last week, a career BLM natural resources specialist retired and sent one last missive to his colleagues strongly criticizing the agency. The watchdog group Public…

3 ENDANGERED PANTHERS KILLED IN FLA.

From: Hispanic Business.com
All three were killed by car collisions in Collier County, documents released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said. One was a mature radio-collared…

LAWSUIT: CAPE WIND THREATENS ENDANGERED SPECIES

From: BizSmart
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound and other conservation groups today filed a brief in the U.S. District Court for…