Press Clips

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


SCIENTIST SETTLES IN ICONIC 'DROWNING POLAR BEARS' ROW WITH US AGENCY

From: The Guardian

"While Monnett returned to work, his prior research portfolio, which was focused on Arctic issues, had been reassigned, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the…

POLAR BEAR RESEARCHER GETS $100,000 IN SETTLEMENT WITH FEDS

From: NPR

"So, Monnett lodged a whistle-blower complaint, with the help of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, saying that the five emails he had sent to outside individuals…

TOXIC COAL ASH DISPOSAL PROVES COSTLY AND HAZARDOUS, DUKE ENERGY'S SUTTON LAKE CONTAMINATION QUESTIONED

From: Desmogblog

"A new report out from Wake Forest University concludes that coal ash waste from Duke Energy’s Sutton coal plant in Wilmington, NC is elevating levels of selenium…

"JUST THE REALITY:" PIPELINE SAFETY OFFICIAL ADMITS HE’D AVOID BUYING A HOME NEAR PIPELINES LIKE KEYSTONE XL

From: Desmogblog

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released a report [6] in October pointing out that PHMSA spends more time at industry conferences than on-site…

FOREST SERVICE DRONES MAY FINALLY TAKE OFF

From: Central Valley Business Times

"Its controversial drone program, at first earmarked to spy out illegal marijuana cultivation in California, may have found new life, according…

MALIBU SCHOOL DISTRICT RISKS HEALTH OF STUDENTS AND TEACHERS, OFFICIALS DENY

From: Examiner

"Malibu, California is a famed enclave for both the rich and the eccentric, with some of the highest real estate prices on the planet. But a public school campus one…

DENALI NATIONAL PARK VISITORS SEEING FEWER WOLVES ALONG PARK ROAD, POSSIBLY DUE TO INCREASED HUNTING

From: National Parks Traveler

"A precipitous drop in wolf viewing opportunities for Denali National Park visitors is being attributed to increased hunting of the predators on lands…

NEXT GOVERNOR MAY HOLD KEY TO SOUTH COAST RAIL PROJECT

From: Boston Globe

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which strongly opposes the project because of concerns about its effect on wetlands, is likely to file a…

ARE HUNTING AND TRAPPING TO BLAME FOR A DROP IN WOLF SIGHTINGS IN ALASKA'S DENALI NATIONAL PARK?

From: Alaska Dispatch

"Wolf viewings by tourists are down dramatically in Denali National Park and Preserve, and conservation groups are blasting a 2010 decision by Alaska game managers…

MORE PROTECTIONS PROPOSED AFTER FEWER DENALI WOLF SIGHTINGS

From: Anchorage Daily News

"Wolves are being seen less and less by visitors to Denali National Park and Preserve as their numbers continue to decline, according to a new study out…