Press Clips

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


FEDERAL SCIENTIST WHO REPORTED DROWNED POLAR BEARS IS REPRIMANDED

From: The Cordova Times
No charges will be brought against a scientist regarding his high profile research on polar bears, despite a two and a half year investigation, Public employees…

INQUIRY FINDS NO PROOF THAT FEDERAL BIOLOGIST FALSIFIED DATA

From: The New York Times
Then the Web site of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a group that provides an outlet for federal whistleblowers, started posting some of the…

TAHOE NATIONAL FOREST DEFENDED BY PUBLIC LANDS ADVOCATES

From: Kansas City Infozine
In July 2012 several off-road clubs sued USFS to overturn this management plan and to keep all existing user-created trails open to traffic. But many forest…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS OUTRAGED AFTER CHEMICALS FOUND FROM MOSQUITO SPRAYING

From: Boston Herald
“It poses a lot of risks for people being sprayed with these pesticides,” said Paula Dinerstein of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, calling for an…

LEGAL ACTION SEEKS TO RESTRICT OFF-ROAD VEHICLES IN TAHOE NATIONAL FOREST

From: Central Valley Business Times
"... very few people were actually losing access, because they didn’t have access to begin with,” says Karen Schambach of Public Employees for Environmental…

MOSQUITO SPRAYING CAUSES LASTING HARM TO WATERWAYS

From: East Bay RI.com
Detectable levels of a pesticide-borne chemical classified as a possible carcinogen have been found in Massachusetts water bodies, including drinking water sources,…

CONSERVATION GROUPS INTERVENE IN LAWSUIT OVER OFF-ROAD VEHICLES IN TAHOE NATIONAL FOREST

From: RGJ.com
Earthjustice and other groups — including the Wilderness Society, Sierra Club, the Forest Issues Group, Sierra Foothills Audubon Society and Public Employees for Environmental…

HOW FOX NEWS SMEARED A SCIENTIST OVER SUPPOSED 'POLAR BEAR FRAUD'

From: Think Progress
But the Interior Department cleared Monnett of all scientific wrongdoing. Monnett was officially reprimanded for an unrelated issue: forwarding government emails to…

POLAR SCIENTIST REBUKED FOR LEAKS

From: Politico
Monnett, a wildlife biologist employed by BOEM, received the letter of reprimand on Friday, according to a copy released by his counsel, Public Employees for Environmental…

CLEARED OF MISCONDUCT, POLAR BEAR RESEARCHER IS REPRIMANDED FOR LEAKED EMAILS

From: Nature News Blog
The IG report was obtained under the US Freedom of Information Act and placed online by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a Washington DC-based…