Press Clips

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


USDA WHISTLEBLOWER LAUNCHES REGENERATIVE AG FARM TO TRAIN NEXT GENERATION OF FARMERS

From: Eco Watch

"Laura Dumais, staff counsel for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which filed the complaint, said: “Dr. Lundgren is suffering the proverbial professional…

MONARCH BUTTERFLIES AND MANATEES ARE ON A BIG REBOUND

From: The Durango Herald

"Even as the round, soft and squishy animals thrive, groups such as Save the Manatees and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility have expressed concern…

USDA URGED TO REFORM SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY POLICY AFTER ALLEGATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC CENSORSHIP

From: eNews Park Forest

"Earlier last year, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a citizen petition requesting that the USDA adopt new policies that would further…

HOW KAYAKING SAVED THE LOS ANGELES RIVER

From: Gear Patrol

"The Los Angeles River has long been a punchline, proof of its city’s stereotypes. It is a post-apocalyptic aquatic freeway, a greenish tributary slicing through the…

REPORT: USDA SCIENTISTS HARASSED FOR QUESTIONING ROUNDUPS SAFETY

From: Wisconsin Gazette

"The call from U.S. Right to Know for review follows a report on March 27 from Reuters news service, which cited a claim from the the Public Employees for Environmental…

MALIBU SCHOOLS DRAIN $8 MILLION FROM SMMUSD IN LEGAL FEES

From: Santa Monica Mirror

"America Unites for Kids, on behalf of parents in Malibu, filed a citizen’s suit in federal court along with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

WHISTLEBLOWER MIGHT ADD TO HIS COMPLAINT AGAINST AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT

From: Washington Post

"Now Jeff Ruch, the executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an alliance of scientists and other professionals working on…

ENTOMOLOGISTS SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY COMPLAINT REJECTED BY USDA PANEL

From: Agri Pulse

"The report, which USDA intended to remain confidential, was released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which represents government employees.…

WAS A USDA SCIENTIST MUZZLED BECAUSE OF HIS BEE RESEARCH

From: Washington Post

"Jeff Ruch, the executive director at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility who has been representing Lundgren, says the report reveals a systemic…

USDA PANEL DISMISSES RESEARCHERS CENSORSHIP CLAIM

From: Greenwire

"The confidential decision by a five-member "Scientific Integrity Review Panel" was disclosed this week by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER),…