Press Clips

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


NATIONAL PARK VISITORS LEAVE ROADKILL IN THEIR WAKE

From: USA Today

"The wildlife is being sacrificed in order to be viewed," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which researched roadkill…

HOW BIG A DIFFERENCE IS THERE BETWEEN PROFESSIONAL AND "RECREATIONAL" BIKE EVENTS IN NATIONAL PARKS WHEN IT COMES TO IMPACTS?

From: National Parks Traveler

"At Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility, which not only questioned the proposed pro race at Colorado National Monument but also wondered…

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK GETS OK FOR CELL TOWER AT FISHING BRIDGE/LAKE VILLAGE AREA

From: National Parks Traveler

"Cellphone users will applaud, while those who hope to avoid others' conversations might cringe, but Yellowstone National Park officials have received…

SAFETY LAST: WHY A NERVE-EATING, CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICAL IS STILL ON THE MARKET

From: Grist

"American workers serve as unwitting guinea pigs to test the toxicity of these new compounds,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

PARK SERVICE APPROVES PLAN FOR 100-FOOT CELL TOWER NEAR LAKE HOTEL IN YELLOWSTONE

From: Yellowstone Gate

"The Lake/Fishing Bridge area is the only location in the park where construction of a new cell tower was permitted under the park’s Wireless Communications Services…

EPA TO CONSIDER RENEWING PRODUCED WATER DISCHARGE PERMITS ON WIND RIVER RESERVATION

From: Wyoming Public Media

"The EPA is looking at renewing existing permits that allow companies to pump waste water from oil and gas fields to the surface on the Reservation. The produced…

A TWO-WEEK WINDOW TO GET OPEN-SPACE PRESERVATION ON BALLOT

From: NJ Spotlight

"“Open-space preservation is just one part of land-use planning and conservation,’’ said Bill Wolfe, the head of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

GREEN ENERGY'S EXORBITANT FINANCIAL COST TO THE PUBLIC: CUT OR "INVEST?"

From: Daily Times

"Nantucket Sound is home to several species of endangered and protected birds and marine mammals and has been designated an Essential Fish Habitat. Numerous environmental…

EARTHQUAKE-FRACKING CONNECTION BECOMES CLEARER, INDUSTRY MOVES TO RECYCLED WATER

From: Sustainable Business

"Meanwhile, the EPA has approved chemical-laced wastewater as fine to drink for wildlife and livestock. The agency is giving permits for wastewater to be…

WHY ON EARTH IS YELLOWSTONE’S OLD FAITHFUL SPITTING OUT BOTTLED WATER?

From: Take Part

"Ah, the native sounds of the American national park system, utilized by bottled beverage mega-corps as a theater for their tree-killing merchandise. About half of all…