Press Clips

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


NATIONAL PARK VISITORS LEAVE ROADKILL IN THEIR WAKE

From: Visalia Times Delta

"The wildlife is being sacrificed in order to be viewed,” says Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which researched…

ACTIVISTS SAY STOUGHTON COMMUTER RAIL ROUTE WOULD BE ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER

From: Patriot Ledger

"North Easton’s Kyla Bennett, director of the the New England office of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said that a commuter rail train…

REPORT: S.C. NUCLEAR REACTORS AT RISK FROM DAM FAILURE

From: The Post and Courier

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility released documents Monday that it had received from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, including a…

RAIN RESULTS IN POLLUTION: LAKE OKEECHOBEE RISING

From: The Ledger

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility report says that after Scott named former shipyard attorney Herschel Vinyard to head the Department of Environmental…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE MUM ON HOW IT PLANS TO CELEBRATE ITS CENTENNIAL IN 2016

From: National Parks Traveler

"What's a birthday party without a surprise? That seems to be the case with the National Park Service's silence on how it plans to mark its centennial…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE CRACKS OPEN DOOR TO FUNDRAISING TIED TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

From: National Parks Traveler

"When the National Park Service's centennial rolls around in three years, will you be able to sidle up to the bar and order a Park Service-approved drink?…

SOME UNION LEADERS URGE GOV. BROWN TO VETO LEAD BULLET BAN

From: Los Angeles Times

"California hunters did not pull enough weight to stop the state Legislature from approving a bill last week that would ban the use of lead bullets for sport…

EPA VICTIMS ASK: WHO WILL PROTECT US FROM OUR PROTECTORS?

From: Black Agenda Report

"According to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), Dr. Jenkins “received a proposed removal more than a year after a federal civil service…

AGREEMENT PAVES WAY FOR ELDORADO FOREST TRAIL DESIGNATIONS

From: Central Valley Business Times

"An agreement reached by conservation groups, off-roaders and three rural counties settles litigation going back to the 1990s by resolving the status…

STATE PARKS OFF-ROAD UNIT OBJECTS TO REGIONAL PARKS INTEREST IN TESLA

From: The Independent

"The division of the state parks department that promotes off-road vehicle recreation has written a letter of complaint to East Bay Regional Park District demanding…