Press Clips

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


EDITORIAL: WHAT ARE THEY AFRAID OF?

From: Daily Astorian

"But is may equally be a matter of the Interior Department attempting to minimize concerns about global warming at a time when BOEM officials were wrapped up in…

SCIENTIST SETTLES LEGAL CASE OVER STUDY OF POLAR BEAR DROWNINGS

From: NBC News

"While Monnett returned to work, his prior research portfolio, which was focused on Arctic issues, had been reassigned, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the watchdog…

ARCTIC SCIENTIST IN GLOBAL WARMING ROW RETIRES AS PART OF SETTLEMENT WITH GOVERNMENT

From: FOX News

"While Monnett returned to work, his prior research portfolio, which was focused on Arctic issues, had been reassigned, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the watchdog…

CONTROVERSIAL CLASH BETWEEN ARCTIC SCIENTIST AND FEDERAL AGENCY ENDS IN SETTLEMENT, SPLIT

From: Alaska DispatchNPR

"The letter of reprimand, issued in Sept. 2012, gave Monnett and his attorney, Jeffrey Ruch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, something…

SCIENTIST SETTLES IN ICONIC 'DROWNING POLAR BEARS' ROW WITH US AGENCY

From: The Guardian

"While Monnett returned to work, his prior research portfolio, which was focused on Arctic issues, had been reassigned, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the…

POLAR BEAR RESEARCHER GETS $100,000 IN SETTLEMENT WITH FEDS

From: NPR

"So, Monnett lodged a whistle-blower complaint, with the help of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, saying that the five emails he had sent to outside individuals…

TOXIC COAL ASH DISPOSAL PROVES COSTLY AND HAZARDOUS, DUKE ENERGY'S SUTTON LAKE CONTAMINATION QUESTIONED

From: Desmogblog

"A new report out from Wake Forest University concludes that coal ash waste from Duke Energy’s Sutton coal plant in Wilmington, NC is elevating levels of selenium…

"JUST THE REALITY:" PIPELINE SAFETY OFFICIAL ADMITS HE’D AVOID BUYING A HOME NEAR PIPELINES LIKE KEYSTONE XL

From: Desmogblog

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released a report [6] in October pointing out that PHMSA spends more time at industry conferences than on-site…

FOREST SERVICE DRONES MAY FINALLY TAKE OFF

From: Central Valley Business Times

"Its controversial drone program, at first earmarked to spy out illegal marijuana cultivation in California, may have found new life, according…

MALIBU SCHOOL DISTRICT RISKS HEALTH OF STUDENTS AND TEACHERS, OFFICIALS DENY

From: Examiner

"Malibu, California is a famed enclave for both the rich and the eccentric, with some of the highest real estate prices on the planet. But a public school campus one…