Press Clips

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


EDITORIAL: DO CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP RIGHT IN PARKS

From: The Bulletin

"It does not help that National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis has demonstrated a lack of good judgment. He lied to Department of Interior Secretary Sally…

WE ARE THE PARKS SPONSORS

From: Herald Net

"...the change in the mission of park service employees and the abdication by Congress to provide adequate funding for the National Parks Service."

Read More … | May 31, 2016 | Tags: Commercializing Parks, NPS

US COURT ISSUES ORDERS TO END STATE HUNTING OF DOUBLE BREASTED CORMORANT

From: SC Now

"On Wednesday, a U.S. court in Washington suspended two federal orders that have allowed South Carolina and other states to authorize the mass killing of cormorants."

YOSEMITE PARK BROUGHT TO YOU BY...

From: CNBC

"This is going to give outsiders influence on how the parks operate, says Jeff Ruch, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, discussing the negative impact of…

ADVERTISING IN NATIONAL PARKS IS A TERRIBLE IDEA

From: Outside Online

"“You could use Old Faithful to pitch Viagra,” Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told the Washington Post. “Or…

THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE IS SELLING OUT TO CORPOATIONS

From: Buzzflash

"The national advocacy alliance Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) -- which condemned the Budweiser relationship with the National Park Service…

GROUP FILES SUIT TO BLOCK BISON RANGE MANAGEMENT CHANGE

From: KTVQ

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has filed a new lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. challenging the transfer. PEER claims the transfer…

TARGETED FOR DEATH FISH EATING BIRDS GAIN REPRIEVE FROM FEDERAL COURT

From: The State(SC)

"Wednesday’s court decision was in response to a legal challenge by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an organization that represents federal natural…

CONSERVATION GROUP CHALLENGES PLANNED TRANSFER OF MONTANA BISON REFUGE

From: Reuters

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said in it complaint filed on Monday that the service has failed to complete a required analysis of a transfer of the…

CITIZENS GROUP FILES SUIT TO BLOCK BISON RANGE MANAGEMENT CHANGE

From: NBZK 7

"PEER has also fought previous efforts to involve the tribes in the Bison Range management in years past."

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