Press Clips

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


CRITICS: CHRISTIE DEEP-SIXED CLIMATE CHANGE PREP

From: Transportation Nation

"It was run by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Its mission was to ready the state to handle more severe storms, heat and rising sea levels.…

PEER FRETS OVER DEP LAYOFFS, SAYS MORE CUTS LIKELY

From: New Times Broward-Palm Beach

"A recent round of job cuts at the Department of Environmental Protection has stoked the wrath of environmentalists.

Public Employees for…

RECLAMATION WHISTLE-BLOWER 'RESOLVES' COMPLAINT

From: Record-Searchlight

"The Bureau of Reclamation and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), who represent Dr. Paul Houser, are making the following joint statement".…

“WHAT CHANGES THE LANDSCAPE?” BLM ASKS SCIENTISTS,”BUT BE SURE TO IGNORE THE BIGGEST CAUSE!”

From: The Wildlife News

"A year after Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a complaint with the BLM for intentionally excluding livestock grazing impacts from…

SUPERSTORM SANDY ILLUSTRATES WHY HAVING TOO MANY SCHOOL DISTRICTS CAN BE A PROBLEM

From: News Works

"In an article in the Huffington Post, Bill Wolfe, a former analyst for the state's Department of Environmental Protection who now leads the watchdog group New Jersey…

PLEA TO HOLIDAY DRIVERS: WATCH OUT FOR PANTHERS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

From: FOX 4 News

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) warned that the death rate threatens to eclipse the 2007 record for panther deaths of 25. FOX 4 News is speaking…

FLORIDA PANTHER CLAWING BACK BUT DEATHS, SHRINKING LAND REMAIN CONCERNS

From: Naples Daily News

"It's almost like the panther is becoming the parable of the loaves and fishes," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

HELP WANTED: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEEKS FINANCIAL CHIEF TO INSTITUTE “EMPLOYEE REDUCTIONS”

From: The Washington Post

"NOAA conducted an internal investigation to determine the causes of the “unauthorized reprogramming”. An October news release of the Public Employees for…

ONLY "MISSION CRITICAL" JOB VACANCIES AT DEP CAN BE FILLED, DEPUTY SECRETARY SAYS IN MEMO AMID LAYOFFS

From: The Florida Current

"A Florida Department of Environmental Protection deputy secretary last month told managers they may only to fill "mission critical" job vacancies and that…

HOPI - GOLDEN EAGLE UPDATE FOR 2010-201

From: Fly Rod & Reel

"On November 5, 2012, after a protracted delay, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) released to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)…