Press Clips

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


PARK SERVICE MISLED THE PUBLIC ON PLANT HARVEST PLAN

From: Sonoran News

"The National Park Service has reopened public comment on a controversial plan to allow Indian tribes to remove park trees and other plants after it was revealed…

OFF-ROAD VEHICLE ACCESS DISPUTE FOCUSES ON FLORIDA PANTHER HABITAT

From: Reuters

"Environmentalists are appealing a 2010 decision by the U.S. National Park Service to open 40,000 acres of wild Florida panther habitat to off-road vehicle traffic."

A DECADE OF DYSFUNCTION AT IOWAS EFFIGY MOUNDS

From: The Des Moines Register

"It’s a little ironic that a scathing internal report on the National Park Service’s stewardship of the Effigy Mounds National Monument in northeast…

WATCHDOG GROUP URGES NPS TO KILL TRIBAL PLANT-GATHERING PLAN

From: Greenwire

"A watchdog organization yesterday called on the National Park Service to drop its plan to relax restrictions on plant gathering in parks for Native Americans.

Citing…

EPA: SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY PLAN 'STUCK IN UTERO' -- WATCHDOGS

From: Greenwire

"U.S. EPA is dragging its feet when it comes to ensuring the integrity of its science, according to a government watchdog group.

Public…

EVEN MANATEES NEED THEIR SPACE: PROPOSAL TO RESTRICT PUBLIC CONTACT

From: Public News Service

The public can weigh in this week on strict new rules to limit the number of people who can swim with manatees at Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River.

SOURCES: FORMER CSB MEMBER EYED FOR RENOMINATION AS SENATE CONFIRMS TWO BOARD DESIGNEES

From: Inside OSHA Online

"A former member of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) whose term expired just months ago reportedly is being strongly considered for another term on the…

TENNESSEE DEVELOPERS MUST FACE POLLUTANT SUIT

From: Courthouse News Service

"A retail property development group must face claims that it polluted water in a Nashville suburb, a federal judge ruled.

Public…

CERABINO: SCOTT THE 'ENVIRONMENTALIST'

From: Herald Tribune

"Gov. Rick Scott is receiving an award for being a great environmentalist in Florida.

The Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida announced it will honor…

ANONYMOUS SCIENTISTS SAY THEIR WORK IS SUPPRESSED ON GMOS, NEONICS

From: Before It's News

"The Environmental Working Group has submitted a letter to the US Department of Agriculture following an investigation which revealed earlier this year that scientists…