Press Clips

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


KLAMATH SCIENTISTS CLAIM POLITICAL INTERFERENCE AND CENSORSHIP

From: North Coast

"Seven federal fisheries biologists working in the Klamath River Basin were told to "pack their bags," but were not told the reason why, according to a complaint filed…

BOR BIOLOGISTS FIGHT FOR JOBS

From: Herald and News

"In November, the seven people were informed the local Fisheries Resources Branch was to be closed and their jobs transferred, though no one was necessarily going…

ASSAULTS ON ENVIRONMENT PILE UP

From: The Reporter

"The majority of positions they were eliminating are compliance and enforcement positions,” Jerry Phillips, a former attorney for the advocacy group Public Employees…

JUDGE: REWORK OFF-ROAD RULES FOR STANISLAUS NATIONAL FOREST

From: The Modesto Bee

"The San Francisco-based firm handled the lawsuit for the Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center in Twain Harte and two national groups — the Wilderness…

POLICING THE PARTY LINE

From: Redding

"But Houser apparently wasn't alone. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says in an announcement this morning that the Klamath Basin Area Office of the Bureau…

SCIENTISTS CLAIM CENSORSHIP BY FEDERAL AGENCY

From: The Modesto Bee

"The whistleblower protection organization Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said it filed the complaint with the U.S. Department of Interior Office…

OREGON SCIENTISTS CLAIM FEDERAL AGENCY CENSORED THEM

From: Oregon Public Broadcasting

"Then, they say, their manager announced plans to reassign them and outsource future fish studies. Jeff Ruche with Public Employees for Environmental…

IT WAS DR. MONNETT IN THE EMAIL, LEAKING TO RICK STEINER AND PEER

From: Rabett Run

"Rick Steiner, the U Alaska Professor that Monnett leaked to, got tossed out of the Sea Grant program for being a general pain in the butt, and his part in this program…

I-TEAM: FIRED DEP WORKERS SAY AGENCY NOT DOING ITS JOB

From: ABC Action News

"Jerry Phillips, director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, blames Governor Scott for cutting back on regulation. “Anything they can do to…

EDITORIAL: PURGE AT DEP

From: Gainesville Sun

""They want to essentially turn the agency over to the regulated industries," Jerry Phillips, former DEP attorney, told the Times."". . . .

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