Press Clips

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


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…

WHISTLEBLOWER SITS IN DEFENSE IG OFFICE

From: The Hill
After leaving the military, Meyer went to law school and served as general counsel for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) before joining the DOD. He…

RIGHTWING US THINKTANK USES FOI LAWS TO PURSUE CLIMATE SCIENTISTS

From: The Guardian
Ruch said such motivated use of transparency laws was on the rise – and not only by conservative groups such as ATI. This year alone, his organisation, Public Employees for…

NEW RULE COULD GIVE MOUNTAIN BIKERS MORE ACCESS TO NATIONAL PARKS, RAINIER NOT LIKELY TO BE IMPACTED

From: The News Tribune
The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility issued a statement Friday denouncing the new rule, which goes into effect Aug. 5. “Make no mistake, this is a…

MAKING WAY FOR MORE BIKES IN NATIONAL PARKS

From: The New York Times
But Jeff Ruch, the director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, argues that the new rule poses a threat to backcountry areas that might some day be…

YOU CAN'T SEE THE FOREST FOR THE LAWYERS

From: NJ.com
Let me first state that I agree with environmental activist Bill Wolfe when he argues that the state Department of Environmental Protection should drop its plans to cut down all…

AMBITIOUS PROGRGAM TO REDUCE DIESEL POLLUTION RACKS UP ONE RETROFIT

From: NJ Spotlight
A much-touted pilot program to reduce harmful pollution from off-road construction vehicles only has retrofitted one of hundreds of pieces of equipment targeted for upgrades,…