Press Clips

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


NJ BILL COULD CHANGE REGULATION OF DRINKING WATER CONTAMINANTS

From: Philly.com

"Bill Wolfe of NJ PEER said that adding industry to the board would “set up conflicts of interests.”

He also said the bill would change the procedure the institute…

GOVERNMENT SCIENTIST FIRED FOR TELLING THE TRUTH

From: Breitbart

"Now, seven more DOI scientists working on the Klamath Project have filed a complaint with PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility), claiming they have…

MORE WHISTLES SOUND ON KLAMATH RIVER SCIENCE

From: Two Rivers Tribune

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a complaint Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 with the Department of the Interior on behalf of the seven…

EDITORIAL: SCIENCE REMAINS THE UNDERDOG IN POLITICAL BATTLES

From: Record Searchlight

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a scientific integrity complaint last week alleging the Bureau of Reclamation's Klamath Basin Area…

'THE OBAMA FOLKS CAN SOMETIMES BE SHAMED INTO DOING THE RIGHT THING'

From: Record Searchlight

"It's easy to say neener-neener, and the administration deserves it. But how does the current administration measure up compared with its predecessors? I asked…

BILL MAXWELL: IN FLORIDA, SCOTT ADMINISTRATION'S ASSAULTS ON ENVIRONMENT PILE UP

From: TCPalm

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

FISH BIOLOGISTS CLAIM POLITICAL INTERFERENCE OVER SALMON STUDIES

From: Nature

"“This falls into the basket of obstruction of science for policy or political ends,” says Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

SEVEN SOUTHERN OREGON FISHERIES BIOLOGISTS ALLEGE CENSORSHIP, COERCION

From: Boise State Public Radio

"Jeff Ruche with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility helped the scientists file a complaint. “These scientists are losing their jobs because…

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…