Press Clips

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


MUCH OF HIDDEN STATE PARK CASH WAS IN CONTROVERSIAL OFF-ROAD FUND

From: Los Angeles Times
"There's always been huge reserves because they have more money than they can spend," said Karen Schambach, the California director of Public Employees for Environmental…

BARNEGAT BAY: NO NEED FOR SPECIAL CLEANUP SAYS STATE

From: NJ Spotlight
“All of the ecological trends in Barnegat Bay are pointing downwards and this critical water body may soon reach a tipping point to becoming a dead zone,’’ said Bill Wolfe,…

DESPAIR OVER 'IMPAIRED' LIST

From: Asbury Park Press
The state Department of Environmental Protection has recently floated a proposal that would remove parts of ecologically fragile Barnegat Bay from its “impaired waters”…

DESPAIR OVER 'IMPAIRED' LIST

From: Asbury Park Press
The state Department of Environmental Protection has recently floated a proposal that would remove parts of ecologically fragile Barnegat Bay from its “impaired waters”…

YELLOWSTONE SLAMMED FOR CELL TOWER PLAN

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
“The Park Service did not follow its own plan and as a result there is less public involvement now,” said Jeff Ruch, director of Public Employees for Environmental…

BISHOP ON BOARD WITH ADVENTURE TRAILS

From: The Inyo Register
The Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a lawsuit earlier this year in which they claim county leaders did not…

FWS CLOSE TO CREATING FIRST NATIVE AMERICAN-MANAGED WILDLIFE RANGE

From: CSG Knowledge Center
The decision, however, is opposed by a group of employees from state and federal conservation agencies called the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

A BIG-SKY BATTLE OVER BISON

From: The Wall Street Journal
The group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, says the plan would remove experienced park managers.  more . . . 

US, MEXICO DISAGREE OVER BORDER FENCE

From: ABC News (AP)
Jeffrey Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, said he will send a letter to the commission Wednesday demanding an explanation…

SOUTH COAST AERIAL SPRAYING CAUSE FOR CONCERN

From: East Bay RI.com
By using the pretext of a new emergency, the state improperly evaded Clean Water Act protections according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).