Press Clips

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


CELL PHONE SERVICE IN NATIONAL PARKS?

From: Deseret News

"But if some of the folks putting pressure on the National Parks Service have their way, more and more national parks and monuments will be filled with wireless waves…

TRAVELER'S VIEW: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE SHOULDN'T CONTRIBUTE TO TECHNOLOGICAL DISCONNECT WITH NATURE

From: National Parks Traveler

"For five days we floated through the deep, ruddy canyons gouged into the landscape of Dinosaur National Monument by the Green River, and for those days…

KLAMATH RIVER SCIENTISTS SAY GOVT OFFICIALS EDITING FINAL REPORTS

From: Ask 4 Direct

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed the complaint this week with the Department of the Interior's Office of Executive Secretariat and Regulatory…

WI-FI AND WILDLIFE DON'T MIX

From: Chicago Tribune

"The National Park Service is under mounting pressure to allow wireless coverage in the peaceful unplugged spaces where the deer and antelope play. What a terrible…

SARAH PALIN'S CLIMATE CHANGE SUB-CABINET GOES DORMANT UNDER ALASKA GOVERNOR SEAN PARNELL

From: The Huffington Post

"But that project has gone dormant under the current governor, Republican Sean Parnell. According to newly released public records obtained by Public Employees…

GOV KILLS PALIN’S CLIMATE CHANGE SUB-CABINET

From: The Mudflats

"Mudflats contributor, retired University of Alaska professor, and Board member of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), Rick Steiner started…

ALASKA CLIMATE BODY HASN'T MET SINCE 2011, DOCUMENTS SHOW

From: The Guardian

"The sub-cabinet held its last meeting in February 2010, said Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which obtained the documents under freedom of information…

YOGI BEAR WITH AN IPAD? YOU BET

From: Denver Post

"It's a question that tends to elicit strong responses, both pro and con: Should our national parks have better digital connectivity? We love the peaceful solitude…

WILL IT OR WON'T IT? POLITICIANS, PLANNERS WEIGH IN ON SOUTH COAST RAIL

From: Taunton Daily Gazette

"Another longtime opponent of the South Coast Rail is Kyla Bennett, of the New England chapter of Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility. She…

NATIONAL PARKS SEEK TO EXPAND INTERNET ACCESS

From: San Francisco Chronicle

"The 10,000-member environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said one of the values of using public lands is solitude. Executive…