Press Clips

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


FEDERAL CIRCUIT FINALLY GETS DUE PROCESS AND "CLEAR AND CONVINCING"

From: Whistleblowers Protection Blog
The Federal Circuit has finally put to rest the unfortunate practice of judges at the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB) of allowing the agency to "prove"…

BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE IN THE ARCTIC

From: Truthout
Because of sustained complaints from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility the administration’s attempt backfired, and instead the head of the Bureau of Ocean Energy…

CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS LITTERING NORTHERN PART OF PETROGLYPHS

From: KOB
Construction debris is littering the land and Ike Estvold said it has been sitting there since the 1980s. But the group PEER, or Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

PETROGLYPH NAT. MON. IMPERILED, NEEDS YOUR HELP

From: Tucson Citizen
The inability of the City and the National Park Service (NPS) to cooperatively manage the two-thirds of the monument that is City-owned land, according to documents posted…

NPS EMPLOYEES PUSH FOR BETTER MANAGEMENT ON PETROGLYPH NATL. MONUMENT

From: KUNM
The National Park Service, which manages the remaining third of the historic site, has offered to extend its protections across the whole area. But according to Daniel Patterson…

NOAA COMES UNDER CRITICISM AGAIN, THIS TIME OVER NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FUNDING

From: South Coast Today
An environmental watchdog group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), informed the Washington Post when it learned that Hayes had been replaced…

SHOULD WE RESPECT THE IDEAS IN PUBLIC RECORDS, NO MATTER HOW SILLY THEY ARE?

From: New Times Broward-Palm Beach
Here's a conundrum. Last week, via the environmentalist group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, we got wind of some notes from a meeting…

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION MEETING PRODUCED SOME STRANGE IDEAS FOR MAKING MONEY OFF STATE LAND

From: New Times Broward-Palm Beach
The notes were obtained in a public-records request by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), based in Washington, DC. More on the pellet…

COURT: WHISTLE-BLOWER DESERVED JOB PROTECTION

From: Charlotte Observer
The ruling provides a new road map for how future whistle-blower claims should be considered, said Whitmore’s attorney, Paula Dinerstein, with the Public Employees…

OSHA WHISTLEBLOWER WINS COURT VICTORY

From: iWatch News
Whitmore would like to have his job back, his lawyer, Paula Dinerstein, told the Center for Public Integrity on Thursday. He went public with his concerns because “OSHA for…