Press Clips

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


ASSEMBLYMAN JONES ISSUES STATEMENT SUPPORTING “OPEN RIDING” IN OCOTILLO WELLS STATE VEHICULAR RECREATION AREA

From: East County Magazine

"Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-Santee) has sent a letter to the State Parks Department encouraging open riding in Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area…

STATE UNVEILS POTENTIAL EXPANSION PLAN FOR CARNEGIE

From: Tracy Press

"Karen Schambach, coordinator of California Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the state doesn’t seem willing to pursue options that exclude motorcycle…

COURT INDICATES LABOR WENT AFTER EMPLOYEE FOR WHISTLEBLOWING ACTIVITIES

From: The Washington Post

"This case stands for the proposition that an agency cannot incessantly harass a whistleblower and then punish him if he or she reacts,” said Paula Dinerstein,…

U.S. NUKES RADIATION RULES

From: EnviroReporter

" This is a public health policy only Dr. Strangelove could embrace,” stated Jeff Ruch, director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, noting that…

IS LOGGING THE PINELANDS DRAWING NEAR?

From: Philly.com

"But Bill Wolfe, executive director of the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, argued the bill…

COULD HAWAII'S NEW TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER SURVIVE A GIANT WAVE?

From: Civil Beat

" But Jeff Ruch, the executive director of the watchdog advocacy group, called Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility, actually finds that last analysis…

ORBA JOINS UNITED EFFORT TO DEFEND OCOTILLO WELLS STATE VEHICULAR RECREATION AREA IN CALIFORNIA

From: Off-Road.com

"On May 21, 2013 Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and the Desert Protective Council (DPC) filed a lawsuit to stop open riding in the Ocotillo…

SHOULD CONTRACTORS DO NATIONAL SECURITY WORK?

From: The Washington Post

" Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, is one who believes government keeps too much information secret, making…

PEER FILES LAWSUIT ON THE POLITICAL SHENANIGANS BEHIND THE WOLF DELISTING

From: The Wildlife News

" The delisting came after a couple weeks delay that briefly raised hopes of wolf conservationists. PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility)…

WILDLIFE HEARINGS SET IN ALEXANDRIA AND NATCHEZ, MISS.

From: The Town Talk

"The agency also must conduct a new environmental analysis before deciding whether farmers may resume using genetically modified crops. Fish and Wildlife agreed…