Press Clips

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


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…

WILL BP PAY FOR DISASTER IN GULF OF MEXICO?

From: The Voice of Russia
Among other things, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is providing assurances that the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSSE)…

MIKE WOIKA, ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER OF BOCA, SAYS CITY'S WATER IS PERFECTLY POTABLE

From: Broward Palm Beach New Times
Woika, assistant city manger, was adamant that not only is Boca's drinking water perfectly fine, but that Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

POLAR BEAR SCIENTIST GETS SLAP ON THE HAND BY THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT

From: RedOrbit
“This has been a vindication of Dr. Monnett in that they found no scientific misconduct or anything related to his scientific work that merited any sort of discipline or personnel…

POLAR BEAR SCIENTIST REPRIMANDED FOR RELEASING GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

From: Fox News Latino
Jeff Ruch, executive director of the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which has been involved in the matter on Monnett's behalf, said…