Press Clips

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


WILL IT OR WON'T IT? POLITICIANS, PLANNERS WEIGH IN ON SOUTH COAST RAIL

From: Taunton Daily Gazette

"Another longtime opponent of the South Coast Rail is Kyla Bennett, of the New England chapter of Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility. She…

NATIONAL PARKS SEEK TO EXPAND INTERNET ACCESS

From: San Francisco Chronicle

"The 10,000-member environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said one of the values of using public lands is solitude. Executive…

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? CELL PHONE COVERAGE COMING TO NATIONAL PARKS

From: Central Valley Business Times

"But the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says the park service “appears deeply committed” to the initiative that it says…

BAD HABITAT

From: Tucson Weekly

"Critics contend that this cozy club skews Arizona's wildlife policies. Among those detractors is Daniel Patterson, a former state lawmaker and currently Southwest…

NATIONAL PARKS COULD GET MORE CELL, INTERNET CONNECTIVITY

From: Daily Camera

"The strongest gripe to date comes from the 10,000-member Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a service organization representing people who work in…

UPDATED: NATIONAL PARK CONCESSIONAIRES WANT EXPANDED CELLPHONE, INTERNET SERVICE IN THE PARKS

From: National Parks Traveler

"Officials at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility on Thursday called the plan "a giant step toward ‘Disney-fying’ park interpretation, replacing…

IS POLAR BEAR SCIENTIST MONNETT STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION?

From: Alaska Dispatch

"Yet according to attorney Jeff Ruch, who has represented Monnett throughout the investigation, the Office of the Inspector General has confirmed the case remains…

OUR GULF ECOSYSTEM

From: Florida Weekly

"And it starts with a business mindset, says Jerry Phillips, who directs the Florida arm of PEER, or Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a national…

COULD NATIONAL PARK SERVICE'S PLANS FOR CORPORATE LICENSING AGREEMENTS EXPLOIT THE PARKS?

From: National Parks Traveler

"That concern was voiced by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility this week as the Park Service closed the public comment period on a draft…

EXPANDED ROLE FOR INDUSTRY DOESN’T HOLD WATER WITH ENVIRONMENTALISTS

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe, director of the New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the bill would also change how the institute develops risk assessments.…