Press Clips

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


PEER APPLAUDS DETERMINATION ON POTENTIAL WUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT WILDERNESS, CALLS FOR ADDITIONAL WILDERNESS REVIEWS

From: National Parks Traveler

"A decision by National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis that there are wilderness quality lands in Wupatki National Monument has spurred a request that…

FEDS ACCUSED OF PURGING INDEPENDENT GRAY WOLF PANEL

From: MSN

"Three prominent wolf researchers were removed from a review panel based on their public criticism of a federal plan to turn management of the wolf over to states...“To avoid…

SOME GRAY WOLF PEER REVIEW PANEL MEMBERS AXED BY USFWS

From: The Wildlife News

"According the P.E.E.R. (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) “The FWS disqualification of scientists appears at odds with White House Office…

REMOTE CAMERAS HELP MONITOR WILDLIFE AT OCOTILLO WELLS STATE RECREATION VEHICLE AREA

From: Imperial Valley Press

"The complaint, filed jointly by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the Desert Protective Council, accuses the State Parks system…

SPOTLIGHT SHINES ON BOSSES WHO ARE ACCUSED OF RETALIATION

From: The Washington Post

"Managers who retaliate against whistleblowers often escape punishment, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

EPA WANTS TO ALLOW CONTINUED WASTEWATER DUMPING IN WYOMING

From: National Public Radio

"The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to let oil companies continue to dump polluted wastewater on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. This…

PEER: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AT FAULT AS VISITORS LEAVE A LOT OF ROADKILL IN THEIR WAKE

From: National Parks Traveler

"A review of wildlife lost to vehicle collisions in three iconic national parks shows the National Park Service is struggling, and sometimes failing,…

FOREST SERVICE SUPERVISOR PROMOTIONS RILE UP OFFICERS

From: The Seattle Times

"Jeff Ruch, executive director for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington, D.C.-based professional association, criticized Ferrell for…

OUTDOOR BRIEFS: ACCORDING TO RECORDS, NATIONAL PARK ROADKILL IS RISING

From: The Dallas Morning News

"Visitors who drive through national parks to view wildlife are a leading cause of their demise, according to roadkill records from Yellowstone, Yosemite…

VIEW WITH CAUTION: DRIVERS IN NATIONAL PARKS ARE KILLING WILDLIFE

From: Coloradoan

"Drivers in America’s national parks are killing the very bears, deer, wolves and other animals they’re hoping to see, according to a new report seeking changes to…