Press Clips

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


USDA WHISTLEBLOWER CLAIMS CENSORSHIP OF PESTICIDE RESEARCH

From: Harvest Public Media

"'Dr. Lundgren’s case underscores why legal protections for government scientists are sorely needed,' said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees…

TRAILS WILL STAY AS THEY ARE IN BIG CYPRESS, JUDGE RULES

From: Naples Daily News

"Besides the National Parks Conservation Association, other groups suing over the Addition Lands trails subject to Friday’s ruling were Public Employees…

THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION IS LOOKING FOR A FEW FEARLESS HUNTERS

From: The Vindicator

"Though the Python Challenge makes perfect ecological sense, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility objects that Everglades National Park be…

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT GROUP DEMANDS REINSTATEMENT OF CSB OFFICIAL

From: Bloomberg BNA

"'It's a little touch of Iranian jurisprudence here in our nation’s capital,' Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

HOROWITZ SEEKS RETURN TO CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD JOB

From: The Charleston Gazette-Mail

"The managing director of a federal agency assigned to investigate the nation’s worst chemical accidents publicly asked this week to be allowed…

HEAD OF CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD ASKS FOR RETURN TO WORK

From: Houston Chronicle

"The managing director of a federal agency assigned to investigate the nation's worst chemical accidents publicly asked this week to be allowed to return…

'PLAYING GAMES': OBAMA BACKS 'POLITICIZED...TRIVIAL' NOMINEE FOR ESSENTIAL SPOT HE LEFT EMPTY FOR 6 YEARS

From: The Daily Caller

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility—a non-profit activist groupsaid Kendall 'politicized' investigations, 'focused on trivial…

OPM ASKED TO END FORCED LEAVE FOR CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD OFFICIALS

From: Government Executive

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, wrote a complaint to OPM acting Director Beth Cobert…

BOARD MEMBER FILES COMPLAINT WITH OPM OVER SUSPENSION

From: Greenwire

"His leave has been extended twice, with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility writing to OPM on his behalf saying that CSB Chairwoman Vanessa Sutherland…

RADIATION SENSORS IN MAJOR U.S. CITIES TURNED OFF BECAUSE THEY DON'T WORK

From: The Wall Street Journal

"Moving the mobile lab and dropping the milk monitoring are 'part of a pattern of retreat' by the EPA on its radiation-protection work, said Jeff…