Press Clips

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


POPULAR ATHLETIC FIELD TURF RAISES WORRIES IN NORTH JERSEY

From: North Jersey

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, pointed to 30 or so chemicals “of some concern” in tires. PEER, a non-profit…

ORGANIZATION CHALLENGES ADVENTURE TRAILS IN STATE COURT

From: Sierra Wave

""A small group of off-roaders has convinced Inyo County supervisors to force this project on unwilling residents, who not only bear the social and environmental impacts,…

KLAMATH WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY HEAD CALLS WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT “PETTY AND SPITEFUL,” SAYS IT WON’T HELP ENVIRONMENT

From: Endangered Species & Wetlands Report

"Statement by Hollie Cannon, executive director of the Klamath Water and Power Authority, in response to the whistleblower complaint filed…

‘MILLIONS WASTED’: WHISTLEBLOWER CLAIM LODGED AGAINST BOR, IRRIGATORS

From: Herald and News

"The claim, filed Wednesday by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), asserts that a federal program meant to help Klamath Basin fish has…

WHISTLEBLOWERS TARGET BUREC KLAMATH BASIN CONTRACTS

From: Endangered Species & Wetlands Report

"A 2008 contract between BuRec and the Klamath Water and Power Agency “has morphed beyond any recognizable shape from a feasibility study…

GOVERNMENT WHISTLEBLOWERS SAY KLAMATH IRRIGATORS MISUSING FEDERAL FUNDS

From: Oregon Public Broadcasting

"Two government biologists say millions of dollars in federal funds intended to secure water for fish in the Klamath Basin were instead used to directly…

MURKOWSKI AND SULLIVAN FIGHT UNILATERAL LAND AND WATER BLOCKS BY EXECUTIVE USE OF ANTIQUITIES ACT

From: Stories In The News

"The Aleutians Marine Sanctuary was proposed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and several Alaska and national marine conservation…

ALASKA DELEGATION SEEKS NEW LIMITS ON NATL. MONUMENTS

From: KUCB

"For over a hundred years, presidents have used the Antiquities Act to order permanent protections for federal land and resources at sea. Now, Alaska’s congressional delegation…

LAWSUIT CHALLENGES SPECIAL-PERMIT CORMORANT HUNT ON MOULTRIE, MARION LAKES

From: The Post and Courier

"A year ago, more than 11,000 cormorants were shot out of the sky above Moultrie and Marion lakes. Within a few weeks, people who frequent the lakes said…

UNALASKA COUNCIL SAYS NO TO MARINE SANCTUARY

From: The Bristol Bay Times

"By a 5-0 vote on Jan. 27, the council opposed Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility's request for the creation of the Aleutian Islands Marine…