Press Clips

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


TRUMP'S SILENCING OF SCIENCE AGENCIES RESEMBLES 'HOSTILE TAKEOVER'

From: Vocativ

"“This is a much more intense disruption of federal services that has all the earmarks of a hostile takeover,” said Jeff Ruch, the longtime director of Public Employees…

PRESIDENT TRUMP SILENCES FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

From: Environment News Service

"“Many voted for Trump in hopes he would bring business acumen to this very big job,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director with the nonprofit Public Employees…

TRUMP CRACKED DOWN ON ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCIES, AND THE INTERNET FOUGHT BACK

From: Boston Globe

"The fear, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, is that “scientific and technical material will be screened, altered…

PRESIDENT TRUMP INSTITUTES MEDIA BLACKOUT AT EPA

From: Boston Globe

"The executive director for the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Jeff Ruch, said the orders go beyond what has occurred in prior…

WHY DID TRUMP ORDER A MEDIA BLACKOUT FOR THE EPA? CAN HE DO THAT?

From: Christian Science Monitor

"Jeff Ruch, executive director for the advocacy group Public Employees for Environment Responsibility, said the orders go further than the actions of…

STRANGLING A HUGE CLIMATE POLICY MACHINE WON'T BE EASY FOR TRUMP

From: Inside Climate News

""It's not unusual for an administration to take over press releases and official statements but this goes far beyond what we've ever seen before" in the Ronald…

EPA SILENCED BY ADMINISTRATION

From: Construction Equipment

"Emails sent to EPA staff and reviewed by The Associated Press detailed specific prohibitions banning press releases, blog updates or social media posts."

U.S. SCIENTISTS RESIST TRUMP TEAM 'CASE BY CASE' REVIEW

From: Environment News Service

"PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch told ENS that now there is a feeling of “utter confusion” among EPA employees. “They are feeling that they have been…

POP UP TWITTER ACCOUNTS BOLSTER IMAGE OF 'ROGUE' RANGERS

From: Greenwire

"When Badlands National Park deleted four tweets on climate facts yesterday, a dormant Twitter account came back to life: @AltNatParkSer."

Read More … | Jan 25, 2017 | Tags: District of Columbia, NPS, Trump

NATIONAL PARKS: BADLANDS TWEETS ON CLIMATE CHANGE DELETED

From: Climatewire

""The Badlands tweets came as Trump administration officials issued instructions to several agencies, including U.S. EPA, the Agriculture Department and the Interior…