Press Clips

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


THE SIMPLE THING YOU CAN DO TO SAVE LOVABLE BUT ENDANGERED MANATEES

From: Take Part

"Tourists don’t pay to run with wolves, play with black-footed ferrets, or pet otherendangered species. So why are they allowed to swim with Florida’s imperiled manatees?

That’s…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS: END SWIMMING WITH MANATEES

From: WTSP 10 News

"The environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has filed a notice to sue a federal agency to stop people from swimming with manatees."

IF WE WANTED TO KEEP OUR JOBS WE BETTER NOT USE THOSE TERMS

From: MSNBC

"A former lawyer at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection tells Chris Hayes he was told not to use the phrases "climate change" and "global warming" after Gov.…

GROUP WANTS PROBE OF WHETHER FLA. BANNED CLIMATE-CHANGE TALK

From: The New York Times

"Did Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration ban state environmental scientists from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming" in their work?..Jerry…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS PLAN TO SUE TO STOP YOU FROM SWIMMING WITH MANATEES

From: New Times Broward Palm Beach

"Manatees are the cute-looking sea cows that bring on Florida tourists like iron filings to a magnet...PEER -- or the Public Employees for Environmental…

LAWSUIT TARGETS MORE PROTECTION FOR FLORIDA MANATEES

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

"“Five years ago, we served a similar notice but agreed to hold off suing because the Service promised to make improvements,” said Laura Dumais, an…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP WANTS RESTRICTIONS ON MANATEE ENCOUNTERS

From: My FOX 13 News Tampa Bay

"Manatees are the lifeblood of Citrus County's economy, but just like the manatee, that economy could be endangered…by a lawsuit...Public Employees for…

SIX REASONS YOU SHOULDN'T BE SHOCKED RICK SCOTT BANNED DEP FROM USING "CLIMATE CHANGE"

From: New Times Broward Palm Beach 

"But this is nothing new. When Scott took over in 2011, there was a 28 percent drop in enforcement cases handled by the DEP, while pollution…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP WANTS TO STOP PEOPLE FROM SWIMMING WITH THE MANATEES

From: Tampa Bay Times

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a notice Monday that it intends to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over protections for the endangered…

FISH AND WILDLIFE WHISTLEBLOWER RETALIATION CASE RAISES QUESTIONS

From: High Country News

"The drama of Mowad’s last months in office unfolds in a nearly 700-page transcript of the hearing for his retaliation complaint. Released by the nonprofit Public…