Press Clips

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


PANTHER DEATHS IN FLORIDA INCREASED IN 2014

From: SMN Weekly

"This 2014, Panther deaths climbed in Florida and according to Wildlife officials, last year was the highest. Deaths of panther were attributed to collisions with vehicles…

FLORIDA PANTHERS DIED AT A RECORD RATE IN 2014

From: National Parks Traveler

"Four of the deaths occurred near the Big Cypress National Preserve, and more than a third of the deaths were females of kitten-bearing age. The 30 dead…

30 PANTHERS DIED IN WILD IN 2014

From: West Texas News

"On Tuesday, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has released latest data on the population of Florida panthers. As per the report, 2014 was…

DC BAR SUSPENDS SCOTT BLOCH, CITING CALIFORNIA SANCTION

From: Legal Times

"Former OSC employees, along with the Government Accountability Project, the Project on Government Oversight, the Human Rights Campaign and Public Employees for Environmental…

WILDLIFE: FLORIDA PANTHER DEATHS REACH RECORD HIGH

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

"“The management of the Florida panther is biology by body count,” said Jeff Ruch, director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.…

RECORD FLORIDA PANTHER DEATHS IN 2014

From: CBS Miami

"A bad year for the endangered population of Florida panthers as 2014 was the deadliest year on record–most of which were killed by motor vehicles. The official figures,…

PUBLIC CONCERNED WITH TREATMENT PLANT PLAN

From: Tri-Town News

"Residents from Plumsted Township and municipalities along Crosswicks Creek implored representatives of the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to…

ADVOCACY GROUP DOUBTS QUALITY OF BLM DATA ON RANGELAND

From: Havasu News

"The group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, argues in a complaint it filed with BLM that the 2013 Rangeland Inventory, Monitoring and Evaluation…

ACTIVISTS SEEK ALEUTIAN ISLANDS MARINE SANCTUARY

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

"Those threats are being aggravated by climate change, rising sea-level and ocean acidification, according to a formal nomination for sanctuary status.…

SEEKING SANCTUARY STATUS FOR THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS ARCHIPELAGO

From: National Geographic

"Put forth by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, and signed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Eyak Preservation Council, The Center…