Press Clips

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


US, MEXICO DISAGREE OVER BORDER FENCE

From: ABC News (AP)
Jeffrey Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, said he will send a letter to the commission Wednesday demanding an explanation…

SOUTH COAST AERIAL SPRAYING CAUSE FOR CONCERN

From: East Bay RI.com
By using the pretext of a new emergency, the state improperly evaded Clean Water Act protections according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).

NAMES OFTEN SHIELDED WHEN MISCONDUCT OCCURS

From: Federal Times
The agency’s stance is “unexpected and strange,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which filed the suit in federal…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS CONCERNED ABOUT EFFECT OF EEE AERIAL SPRAYING ON WATER

From: Taunton Daily Gazette
The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released a statement on Monday saying that it is now asking for a federal investigation of the state’s…

RAIL OPPONENTS SEEK REVISED IMPACT STUDY

From: South Coast Today
— Opponents of the South Coast Rail project Wednesday asked for the environmental impact study to be re-opened more . . . 

CLIMATE SCIENCE ATTACK GROUP TURNS SIGHTS ON TEXAS PROFESSORS

From: Facing South
Jeff Ruch, an attorney with the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund, which has helped Mann and others with legal fees, told the Guardian that the requests represent a "new…

GROUP CLAIMS NATIONAL PARK SERVICE PLANNING TO ERECT CELL TOWER IN YELLOWSTONE WITHOUT PROPER APPROVALS

From: National Parks Traveler
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility contends Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk pushed the plan without adhering to guidelines in the Park Service's…

MITT ROMNEY'S 'HOSTILE TAKEOVER' OF MASSACHUSETTS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS

From: Truthout
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), says the fiasco is a prime example of Romney's "take-no-prisoners" management style that intimidated and frustrated…

SEASONAL WILDFIRE CREWS ELIGIBLE FOR HEALTH BENEFITS UNDER NEW RULE

From: Cronkite News
Daniel Patterson, ecologist and Southwest director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, wondered just how affordable the options will be. more . . . 

WHAT IS THE CLIMATE SCIENCE LEGAL DEFENSE FUND?

From: SkepticalScience
Joshua Wolfe forged a partnership between The Climate Science Legal Defense Fund and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER. Joining with PEER taps into…