Press Clips

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


INVESTIGATION: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE LONG IGNORED PRESERVATION LAWS IN DESECRATING SACRED GROUND AT EFFIGY MOUNDS NATIONAL MONUMENT

From: National Parks Traveler

"The matter resurfaced Saturday when documents obtained by Friends of Effigy Mounds and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility through a Freedom…

EFFIGY MOUNDS REPORT TO BE RELEASED MONDAY

From: The Gazette

"The admission came after two National Park Service critics — Friends of Effigy Mounds and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility — obtained documents relating…

ILLEGAL PARK SERVICE PROJECTS DAMAGE SACRED SITE

From: The Washington Post

"IOWA CITY, Iowa — National Park Service officials approved $3 million in illegal construction projects over a decade that damaged one of the nation's most…

RETIRED FOREST SERVICE LEOS CALL FOR REMOVAL OF ENFORCEMENT CHIEF

From: FEDagent

"The letter calling for the replacement of current LE&I Director David L. Ferrell, who supervises 650 officers in the program, was organized by the group Public Employees…

EX-EMPLOYEES WANT ‘INCOMPETENT’ FOREST SERVICE EXECUTIVE FIRED

From: Government Executive

"The nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility on Thursday went public with a letter signed by 52 veterans of the investigations program…

MALIBU TEACHERS PROTEST SCHOOL PCB CLEANUP PLAN

From: Environment News Service

"Teachers working in contaminated Malibu public school buildings are protesting the school district’s initial cleanup plan as both illegal and unsafe,…

TENSIONS RISING OVER PUBLIC LAND USE IN UTAH, THE WEST

From: Salt Lake Tribune

""You get a series of these events and it shows a pattern of weakness and this thing will happen all over the place," says Daniel Patterson, a former BLM staffer…

N.J. WATER QUALITY PANEL ENDS LONG HIATUS

From: Philly.com

""It's good to have them back," said Bill Wolfe, a former DEP official and director of New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."

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PORTIONS OF ISDRA TO REOPEN TO DUNERS

From: Yuma Sun

"Conservation groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), and the California Native Plant Society…

RAGE, RACE AND VIOLENCE ON THE WESTERN RANGE

From: Counterpunch

"“The BLM and Forest Service managers pushed the Department of Justice to act, but the Clinton administration was loath to respond in an aggressive manner,” said…