Press Clips

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


'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…

POLAR BEAR SCIENTIST CLEARED OF MISCONDUCT

From: UPI
The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility -- which provides assistance to public employees in environment-related matters and led the defense for Monnett, said he was…

SCIENTIST CLEARED IN POLAR BEAR CONTROVERSY

From: NPR
Jeff Ruch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which is providing legal representation for the scientists, said that when he spoke to Monnett on the phone about this…

SCIENTIST WHO SAW DROWNED POLAR BEARS REPRIMANDED

From: Huffington Post
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…

RENOWNED ALASKA SCIENTIST REPRIMANDED BY FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS

From: Alaska Dispatch
Monnett's attorneys, who work for the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, have argued Monnett and Gleason fell under scrutiny as part of a politically motivated…

PBC HEALTH DEPT. FILES NOTICE OF VIOLATIONS AGAINST CITY OF BOCA RATON UTILITY SERVICES

From: WPTV.com
O'Connor says most of the violations are minor, but one says waste water may be mixing with drinking water in a handful of places. The Florida Public Employees for Environmental…

LAX RULES LETTING DRILLERS POLLUTE THE EARTH

From: Peoples World
"It's like the drug testing of athletes," offered Bill Wolfe, the N.J. representative for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a nonprofit environmental protection…

SPRAYING FOR EEE CRITICIZED

From: Boston.com
From the epicenter of the EEE outbreak, Easton resident Kyla Bennett, director of the New England chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, wants to know…

US SCIENCE: THE OBAMA EXPERIMENT

From: Nature
On 15 December 2008, president-elect Barack Obama made clear to the world that science would have a central seat in his administration. At a press conference in Chicago, Obama…