Press Clips

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


CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD NOW FUNCTIONING WITH FOUR MEMBERS

From: Government Executive

"Jeff Ruch, the executive director of the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and a frequent critic of the CSB, told Government…

TOXICS - GROUP CRIES FOUL OVER CHANGES TO EPA GUIDANCE ON PCBS

From: Greenwire

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility -- which is spearheading a lawsuit over PCBs against a California school system -- contends that EPA's recent…

ARCTIC DRILLING - SHELL EXPLORATION APPROVED FOR ONE WELL

From: The Cordova Times

"The watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility earlier in August filed a lawsuit against federal offshore drilling regulators, demanding…

EPA CHALLENGED ON CARBON MONOXIDE

From: Courthouse News Service

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility slapped the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of the Inspector General with a lawsuit…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE DOES FACE-PLANT WITH NEW RULE ON GATHERING PLANTS

From: Indian Country Today

"The National Park Service may have thought it was doing Native Americans a favor with a proposed rule that would allow them to gather traditional and…

PARK SERVICE MISLED THE PUBLIC ON PLANT HARVEST PLAN

From: Sonoran News

"The National Park Service has reopened public comment on a controversial plan to allow Indian tribes to remove park trees and other plants after it was revealed…

OFF-ROAD VEHICLE ACCESS DISPUTE FOCUSES ON FLORIDA PANTHER HABITAT

From: Reuters

"Environmentalists are appealing a 2010 decision by the U.S. National Park Service to open 40,000 acres of wild Florida panther habitat to off-road vehicle traffic."

A DECADE OF DYSFUNCTION AT IOWAS EFFIGY MOUNDS

From: The Des Moines Register

"It’s a little ironic that a scathing internal report on the National Park Service’s stewardship of the Effigy Mounds National Monument in northeast…

WATCHDOG GROUP URGES NPS TO KILL TRIBAL PLANT-GATHERING PLAN

From: Greenwire

"A watchdog organization yesterday called on the National Park Service to drop its plan to relax restrictions on plant gathering in parks for Native Americans.

Citing…

EPA: SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY PLAN 'STUCK IN UTERO' -- WATCHDOGS

From: Greenwire

"U.S. EPA is dragging its feet when it comes to ensuring the integrity of its science, according to a government watchdog group.

Public…