Press Clips

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


SCIENTISTS RAISE ALARM AS STATE CONSIDERS DROPPING PARTS OF BARNEGAT BAY FROM POLLUTION LIST

From: Asbury Park Press
“They got caught cherry-picking” the oxygen data, said Bill Wolfe, a former DEP analyst now with the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. “The sampling…

MUCH OF HIDDEN STATE PARK CASH WAS IN CONTROVERSIAL OFF-ROAD FUND

From: Los Angeles Times
"There's always been huge reserves because they have more money than they can spend," said Karen Schambach, the California director of Public Employees for Environmental…

BARNEGAT BAY: NO NEED FOR SPECIAL CLEANUP SAYS STATE

From: NJ Spotlight
“All of the ecological trends in Barnegat Bay are pointing downwards and this critical water body may soon reach a tipping point to becoming a dead zone,’’ said Bill Wolfe,…

DESPAIR OVER 'IMPAIRED' LIST

From: Asbury Park Press
The state Department of Environmental Protection has recently floated a proposal that would remove parts of ecologically fragile Barnegat Bay from its “impaired waters”…

DESPAIR OVER 'IMPAIRED' LIST

From: Asbury Park Press
The state Department of Environmental Protection has recently floated a proposal that would remove parts of ecologically fragile Barnegat Bay from its “impaired waters”…

YELLOWSTONE SLAMMED FOR CELL TOWER PLAN

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
“The Park Service did not follow its own plan and as a result there is less public involvement now,” said Jeff Ruch, director of Public Employees for Environmental…

BISHOP ON BOARD WITH ADVENTURE TRAILS

From: The Inyo Register
The Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a lawsuit earlier this year in which they claim county leaders did not…

FWS CLOSE TO CREATING FIRST NATIVE AMERICAN-MANAGED WILDLIFE RANGE

From: CSG Knowledge Center
The decision, however, is opposed by a group of employees from state and federal conservation agencies called the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

A BIG-SKY BATTLE OVER BISON

From: The Wall Street Journal
The group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, says the plan would remove experienced park managers.  more . . . 

US, MEXICO DISAGREE OVER BORDER FENCE

From: ABC News (AP)
Jeffrey Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, said he will send a letter to the commission Wednesday demanding an explanation…