Press Clips

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


HOW FOX NEWS SMEARED A SCIENTIST OVER SUPPOSED 'POLAR BEAR FRAUD'

From: Think Progress
But the Interior Department cleared Monnett of all scientific wrongdoing. Monnett was officially reprimanded for an unrelated issue: forwarding government emails to…

POLAR SCIENTIST REBUKED FOR LEAKS

From: Politico
Monnett, a wildlife biologist employed by BOEM, received the letter of reprimand on Friday, according to a copy released by his counsel, Public Employees for Environmental…

CLEARED OF MISCONDUCT, POLAR BEAR RESEARCHER IS REPRIMANDED FOR LEAKED EMAILS

From: Nature News Blog
The IG report was obtained under the US Freedom of Information Act and placed online by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a Washington DC-based…

WILL BP PAY FOR DISASTER IN GULF OF MEXICO?

From: The Voice of Russia
Among other things, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is providing assurances that the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSSE)…

MIKE WOIKA, ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER OF BOCA, SAYS CITY'S WATER IS PERFECTLY POTABLE

From: Broward Palm Beach New Times
Woika, assistant city manger, was adamant that not only is Boca's drinking water perfectly fine, but that Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

POLAR BEAR SCIENTIST GETS SLAP ON THE HAND BY THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT

From: RedOrbit
“This has been a vindication of Dr. Monnett in that they found no scientific misconduct or anything related to his scientific work that merited any sort of discipline or personnel…

POLAR BEAR SCIENTIST REPRIMANDED FOR RELEASING GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

From: Fox News Latino
Jeff Ruch, executive director of the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which has been involved in the matter on Monnett's behalf, said…

US POLAR BEAR RESEARCHER CLEARED OF SCIENTIFIC MISCONDUCT

From: The Guardian
"This has been a vindication of Dr Monnett in that they found no scientific misconduct or anything ...that merited any sort of discipline or personnel action," said Jeff…

'DROWNED POLAR BEAR' SCIENTIST CHARLES MONNETT REPRIMANDED BUT REINSTATED

From: Global Post
Wildlife biologist Charles Monnett was cleared to return to his job at the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM), the Alaska Dispatch reported — but only after being…

ENVIRONMENT: PROBE OF ARCTIC SCIENTIST ENDS INCONCLUSIVELY

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
No charges will be brought against the Monnett regarding his high-profile research on polar bears, according to documents released today by Public Employees…