Press Clips

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


ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP OPPOSES IG NOMINEE

From: Greenwire

"In a letter sent today to Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), chairwoman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Energy and…

EPA DRAFT PLAN WOULD PERPETUATE ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM, CRITICS SAY

From: The Center for Public Integrity

"The employees 'chose to use PEER as a channel for venting frustrations they have tried unsuccessfully to resolve internally,' the group’s…

WEATHER SERVICE UNION BLASTS 'GAG ORDER'

From: Philly.com

"On Thursday, the union and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed formal complaints with U.S. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner to lift the…

FEDS CLARIFY: ONLY LICENSED 'REMOVAL AGENTS' ALLOWED TO HUNT PYTHONS INSIDE EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

From: Keys Info Net

"Soon after the 2016 python hunt was announced last August, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility group protested the park's 'announced plan…

WEATHER SERVICE STAFFERS PROTEST 'GAG ORDERS' IN WORKFORCE PLANNING

From: Government Executive

"The National Weather Service Employees Organization joined with the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility on Wednesday in writing…

UNION FILES COMPLAINT OVER NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS

From: Greenwire

"But over the past year, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration employees have been asked to sign two nondisclosure agreements that do not include that…

AMATEUR PYTHON HUNTERS WON'T BE ALLOWED IN EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

From: Miami Herald

"'The National Park Service has not put its money where its mouth is when it comes to making python removal a priority,' said Public Employees for Environmental…

NPS SAYS IT WON'T LET HUNTERS KILL PYTHONS IN EVERGLADES

From: Greenwire

"The National Park Service will not allow hunters to kill invasive pythons in limited sections of Everglades National Park as part of a state-sponsored event that…

DANGER HIDDEN IN ARTIFICIAL TURF

From: Joplin Independent

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is taking credit for having exerted pressure to get an admission by Elliot F. Kaye, chairman…

NO PUBLIC PYTHON HUNT IN EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

From: Sun Sentinel

"The announcement drew immediate criticism from the watchdog environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."

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