Press Clips

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


GREENS SAY EPA HIDING DISASTER PLAN DATA

From: Courthouse News Service

"In a complaint filed in the D.C. District Court on Oct. 24, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says it filed a Freedom of Information Act…

ENVIROS SUE EPA OVER DRINKING WATER RADIATION GUIDELINES

From: Law 360

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said in its complaint that had it filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the concentrations of more than 100…

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY'S NEW EMERGENCY PLAN FOR DRINKING WATER CONCERNS MANY

From: NBC Bay Area

"To put it in perspective - in Flint where we had lead exposure in the water it was one and a half times that of safe drinking water level. Here they're talking about…

CELL COVERAGE TO WASH ACROSS NATIONAL PARK WILDERNESS

From: Sonoran News

"The plan would wire wilderness in violation of law, as well as contravene National Park Service (NPS) policy and the very purpose for which Theodore Roosevelt National…

BUNDY VERDICT: MORE ANGER, MORE INJUSTICE, MORE ANXIETY

From: Idaho Statesman

"“Unless (the Justice Department) is with these agencies, they are going to approach this with one arm tied behind their back,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director…

MAILBAG: LETTER TO GOVERNMENT

From: The News Press

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility's statistics bear out the pro-industry position, reporting an 85% drop in environmental enforcement for every…

ACQUITTALS ESCALATE VIOLENCE WORRIES

From: Lake Powell Life

"Jeff Ruch with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said, “It may send a message that militias can take free shots at federal employees without…

THE BUNDY ACQUITTAL IS DANGEROUS

From: The Nation

"After the Bunkerville standoff, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, threats and attacks against BLM and US Forest Service employees jumped…

BUNDY VERDICT PUTS A TARGET ON THE BACKS OF FEDERAL WORKERS

From: New York Times

"Assaults and threats of violence against federal employees on public lands in the West were up last year, following Cliven Bundy’s standoff but before the takeover…

WELCOME TO THE WILD WEST: BUNDY BOYS ACQUITTED OF ARMED TAKEOVER

From: Sputnik News

"...a shock verdict in the trial of the Bundy boys, as the raiders of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge are found not guilty, in a federal trial. Jeff Ruch, from Public…