Press Clips

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


EPA'S FONDNESS FOR HIGH-END FURNITURE COSTS TAXPAYERS $92 MILLION

From: Washington Times

"In 2003, an internal report by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility warned the agency to cut back on spending for fancy furniture."

NATIONAL GROUPS CALL FOR HALT OF DUNES PAVILION PROJECT

From: Chesterton Tribune

"The Washington, D.C.-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and the Izaak Walton League of America have joined Dunes Action in…

FEMA WEIGHS IN ON PROPOSED DEP RULE CHANGES, WARNING OF POTENTIAL FLOOD HAZARDS

From: NJSpotlight.com

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a non-profit based in Washington, D.C., said ENP Superintendent Pedro Ramos has overstepped his authority…

PYTHON EVENT EXPANSION CAUSES PUSHBACK

From: Keysnews.com

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a non-profit based in Washington, D.C., said ENP Superintendent Pedro Ramos has overstepped his authority…

PARK VISITORS EXACT HEAVY TOLL ON WILDLIFE

From: Ranger Magazine

"Wildlife viewing is a major attraction of our national parks, yet paradoxically, park visitors and their cars are a leading cause of mortality in the wildlife…

COWBOY IS LIKELY PICK TO LEAD BLM'S EMBATTLED NEVADA OFFICE

From: Greenwire

"WWP and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in June blasted BLM's settlement with Nevada ranchers, accusing the agency of sanctioning "rogue grazing."…

WHY AMERICA'S DEADLY LOVE AFFAIR WITH BOTTLED WATER HAS TO STOP

From: Alternet

"According to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), more than 20 national parks have banned the sale of plastic water bottles, reporting that…

MANATEES ARE BEING HARASSED IN FLORIDA; NEW RULES DEBATED

From: New Times Broward Palm Beach

"Under the proposed guidelines, the number of tour operator permits in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge would drop from 34 to five;…

DISTRICT RELEASES NEW PCB TEST RESULTS

From: The Malibu Times

"America Unites and PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) filed a lawsuit against the district following the March 2015 publication of…

PYTHON HUNT - PUBLICITY STUNT OR NEEDED SOLUTION?

From: Sun Sentinel

"The group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which represents workers in environmental agencies, has challenged the hunt, which it calls a…