Press Clips

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


WHY ON EARTH IS YELLOWSTONE’S OLD FAITHFUL SPITTING OUT BOTTLED WATER?

From: Take Part

"Ah, the native sounds of the American national park system, utilized by bottled beverage mega-corps as a theater for their tree-killing merchandise. About half of all…

ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN 12 STATES FILE SUIT AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

From: The Washington Free Beacon

"Twelve states attorneys general will file a federal lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday, saying the EPA improperly denied public…

VIGILANTES’ LICENSE TO KILL

From: Boston Globe

"We started allowing loaded weapons into national parks in 2010, and the early returns are sadly troubling. The first murder of a park ranger in a decade occurred…

IS NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ABROGATING ITS RESPONSIBILITY WITH THE TOUR OF UTAH BIKE RACE?

From: National Parks Traveler

"While a proposed professional bike race through Colorado National Monument outside Grand Junction, Colorado, has generated great debate, the Tour of Utah…

U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ALONG WITH THE STATE OF ALASKA HAVE REPEATEDLY FAILED TO COLLECT MONEY FROM EXXONMOBIL OVER COMPENSATION FOR OIL SPILL

From: International Business Times

"In a recent court filing, both the Justice Department and Alaska said they were “still waiting for long overdue scientific studies before collecting…

25 YEARS LATER, EXXON STILL AVOIDS PAYING FOR VALDEZ SPILL

From: Sustainable Business

"Believe it or not, ExxonMobil has yet to pay up for the Valdez oil spill off the coast of Alaska that occurred 25 years ago....According to documents released…

25 YEARS AFTER EXXON VALDEZ OIL SPILL, COMPANY STILL HASN’T PAID FOR LONG-TERM ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGES

From: Think Progress

"According to documents released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the U.S. Justice Department and State of Alaska say they are still…

GLOBAL WARMING GAMES - PLAYING THE MAN NOT THE BALL

From: The Guardian

"Another concern is the cost (financial and time) that defending against the attacks requires. To this end, my friend and colleague, Professor Scott Mandia, along…

EPA TO ALLOW CONSUMPTION OF TOXIC FRACKING WASTEWATER BY WILDLIFE AND LIVESTOCK

From: Paper Blog

"Millions of gallons of water laced with toxic chemicals from oil and gas drilling rigs are pumped for consumption by wildlife and livestock with the formal approval…

FRACKING WATER OKAY FOR LIVESTOCK, WILDIFE; EPA CLAIMS

From: Bubblews

"Drink up folks! The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency thinks that it's okay to drink the leftover waste water from fracking (well, for wildlife and livestock to drink…