Press Clips

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


VIOLENCE, ATTACKS REPRESENT AN UNHEALTHY TREND

From: Herald and News

"In our area, where federal employees and spending are central, we must be particularly conscious of increasing violence toward key public employees. In 2012,…

VIOLENT ATTACKS ON U.S. PARK POLICE, RANGERS HIT RECORD HIGH

From: Environment News Service

"WASHINGTON, DC, June 20, 2013 (ENS) – Federal employees in national parks, wildlife refuges and marine sanctuaries experienced more attacks and threats…

THE SOCIAL FIGHT FOR OCOTILLO WELLS

From: Cycle News

"Currently, that is the question of the week. After being served by PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) and the DPC (Desert Protective Counsel),…

EDITORIAL: ATTACKS REPRESENT AN UNHEALTHY TREND

From: Daily Astorian

"In our area, where federal employees and spending are central, we must be particularly conscious of increasing violence toward key public employees. In 2012, reported…

FUNDING CUTS IMPERIL PARKS

From: AZ Central

"A report from the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility found an increase in assaults and threats against rangers and park police. This…

VIOLENCE AGAINST FEDERAL PARK EMPLOYEES RISING, PEER SAYS

From: Fierce Government

"Violance against federal employees who work in national parks and wildlife refuges rose dramatically in 2012 over 2011 levels, a statement by Public Employees…

VIOLENCE, THREATS AGAINST PARK RANGERS, WILDLIFE WORKERS ON RISE

From: My Northwest.com

"Federal agencies, such as the National Park Service, U.S. Park Police and the Bureau of Land Management reported 591 incidences of violence or threats in 2012,…

REPORT BLAMES SHARP INCREASE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST FEDERAL PARK RANGERS ON DRUGS

From: Kirotv.com

" A report from the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility tracks violence against park rangers, park police and wildlife refuge workers. For 2012, it tallied…

ATTACKS ON RANGERS AND FEDERAL LAND MANAGERS SPIKE

From: Central Valley Business Times

"Federal employees in national parks, wildlife refuge and even marine sanctuaries suffered more attacks and threats in 2012 than in the previous…

PARK PERILS: ASSAULTS ON RANGERS, WILDLIFE WORKERS ON THE RISE

From: Washington Times

"Falling into the category of “who would have thought?” is a recent report from the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility that found that incidents…