Press Clips

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


ATTACKS ON RANGERS AND FEDERAL LAND MANAGERS SPIKE

From: Central Valley Business Times

"Federal employees in national parks, wildlife refuge and even marine sanctuaries suffered more attacks and threats in 2012 than in the previous…

PARK PERILS: ASSAULTS ON RANGERS, WILDLIFE WORKERS ON THE RISE

From: Washington Times

"Falling into the category of “who would have thought?” is a recent report from the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility that found that incidents…

THREATS AND ATTACKS AGAINST PUBLIC LANDS EMPLOYEES RISE

From: Washington Post

"Data compiled by PEER show 591 incidents at six agencies combined, up from 427 in 2011 and the second-highest total since 2006, the first year in which it obtained…

PROPOSED REMOVAL OF GRAY WOLVES’ ENDANGERED STATUS A CASE STUDY IN THE POLITICIZATION OF SCIENCE

From: Earth Island Journal

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has filed a lawsuit against the FWS under the Freedom of Information Act asking for all documents…

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES INCREASINGLY UNDER ATTACK ON PUBLIC LANDS

From: Government Executive

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a non-profit alliance of government officials and environmental advocates, cited a number of factors for…

ASSAULTS UP ON RANGERS

From: WLOS ABC 13

"Visitors are assaulting and threatening rangers and other U.S. park employees more often. The group "Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility" or "PEER"…

VIOLENT UPTICK NOTED IN U.S. NATIONAL PARKS

From: United Press International.com

"When Mount Rainier National Park ranger Margaret Anderson was killed Jan. 1, 2012, it was the first death of a park ranger since 2002, said the…

REPORT: ASSAULTS INCREASE ON RANGERS, PARK POLICE

From: Bloomberg

"A total of 591 incidents were reported by six land and water agencies in 2012, up 38 percent from the previous year, the group says. More than one-quarter of the incidents…

LET OFF-ROADERS ROAM IN THEIR OWN PARK

From: U-T San Diego

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the Desert Protective Council Foundation say overuse is destroying the park, which attracts more than 1 million…

ASSEMBLYMAN JONES ISSUES STATEMENT SUPPORTING “OPEN RIDING” IN OCOTILLO WELLS STATE VEHICULAR RECREATION AREA

From: East County Magazine

"Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-Santee) has sent a letter to the State Parks Department encouraging open riding in Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area…