Press Clips

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


HEY FEDS, LET’S KEEP PESTICIDES AND GMO CROPS OUT OF AMERICA’S WILDLIFE RESERVES

From: Take Part

"Environmental groups are getting tough with federal officials in a lawsuit that alleges some of America’s beloved natural spaces are being damaged because lands are…

GROUPS SUE TO STOP USE OF GMO CROPS IN REFUGES

From: San Francisco Chronicle

"DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit seeking to force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to stop planting genetically modified…

STATE PARKS RESPONDS TO OFF-ROADING LAWSUIT

From: Ramona Sentinel

"California Department of Parks and Recreation has responded to a lawsuit seeking to suspend the open riding policy at the Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation…

PAUL VOLCKER’S LATEST HURRAH

From: Counter Punch

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (peer.org) gives a glimmer of the benefits that could flow from such an initiative. Started in 1996 by professional…

WOLVES UNDER REVIEW

From: The New York Times

In June, the Fish and Wildlife Service prematurely proposed to end federal protection for gray wolves in the lower 48 states in the belief that wolves had…

THE NEW WEST FEDS' WOLF PANEL FAILS ON SCIENCE, OBJECTIVITY

From: Jackson Hole News & Guide

Can wolves in the Lower 48 -and experts who know them best ever escape the clutches of hidden political agendas?...In visiting with Jeff Ruch, executive…

U.S. PARK RANGERS LODGE OF THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE WANTS BETTER TRAINED AND PREPARED FORCE

From: National Parks Traveler

"One of the most dangerous jobs in the country is that of public lands law enforcement officer. In light of that, and with a goal of providing better…

OUR OPINION: VIEWS SPLIT ON CELLPHONES IN THE WILD

From: Great Falls Tribune

"Montana’s two national parks provide a fascinating contrast when it comes to cellphone service, as Outdoors reporter Erin Madison noted in stories in Sunday’s…

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…