Press Clips

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


NATIONAL PARK SERVICE OFFICIALS DISAVOW SCATHING REPORT ON EFFIGY MOUNDS DESECRATION

From: National Parks Traveler

"The 703-page report sat unnoticed, publicly at least, until Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility obtained it early in 2014 via a Freedom…

FEDERAL AGENCY WANTS TO CURTAIL ACCESS TO THREE SISTERS SPRING AND ITS MANATEES

From: Tampa Bay Times

"In March, the environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a notice of intent to sue the Fish and Wildlife Service over the crowded…

SHOULD NATIONAL PARKS BAN CELL PHONES?

From: Men's Journal

"Similarly, there have been rumors from the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility that a $34 million fiber-optic network could soon run through Yellowstone…

TOO MANY RETIREMENTS IMPACTING NATIONAL PARK SERVICE LAW ENFORCEMENT RANKS

From: National Parks Traveler

"Officials at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility raised the issue of declining L.E. ranger ranks late last month, pointing out that Park…

NATIONAL MONUMENTS: NPS ACCUSED OF HIDING SCATHING REPORT ON INDIAN MOUND BLUNDERS

From: E & E

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility today released a "Serious Mismanagement Report" blasting Park Service officials for ignoring warnings from staff and moving…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE BURIES REPORT ON EFFIGY MOUNDS SCANDAL

From: ABC News

""They're trying to avoid accountability, which goes all the way to the director. That's why this report 'doesn't exist'," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public…

NATIONAL PARKS LOSING RANGERS JUST WHEN THEY'RE NEEDED THE MOST

From: takepart

"The number of full-time rangers dropped 14 percent from 2005 to 2014, according to figures released this week from watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental…

CSB EXTENDS OFFICIALS SUSPENSION

From: BNA

"Two top Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board officials will remain on administrative leave until at least mid-September, according to documents obtained by the…

CONTROVERSIAL BOARD OFFICIALS GET EXTENDED LEAVE

From: E & E

"Two top U.S. Chemical Safety Board officials will remain on administrative leave for an additional 45 days as the agency investigates their conduct, according to documents…

SENATE PANEL CLEARS TWO FOR TROUBLED CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD

From: Government Executive

"Two of its key staffers, General Counsel Richard Loeb and Managing Director Daniel Horowitz, learned this week that their administrative leave has been extended,…