Press Clips

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


EPA COMMITS TO RESPOND IN EARLY 2016 TO PETITION SEEKING TO MAKE THE RCRA CORROSIVITY CHARACTERISTIC 10 TIMES MORE STRINGENT

From: The National Law Review

"On September 8, 2011, an EPA scientist, Dr. Catherine (“Cate”) Jenkins, and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (“PEER”) submitted an…

BOTTLED WATER INDUSTRY URGES NATIONAL PARK SERVICE TO PERMIT BOTTLED-WATER SALES IN PARKS

From: National Parks Traveler

"But for most parks, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, disposable plastic water bottles represent the biggest source of trash…

IN FLORIDA, SHOULD THE MANATEES SWIM ALONE?

From: The Washington Post

"In January, he discontinued kayak tours in Three Sisters because of the swelling crowds. And last month, he joined an intent-to-sue filed by the Public Employees…

WHAT'S THE 'RIGHTFUL PLACE' FOR SCIENCE IN FEDERAL DECISIONS?

From: Harvest Public Media

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a group that helps federal workers become “anonymous activists,” is charging that USDA scientists routinely…

OATH KEEPERS SHOW UP FOR A PUBLIC LANDS DISPUTE IN OREGON

From: High Country News

"Earlier this month, watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released 44 pages of BLM emails and one press statement relating…

PEARL HARBOR CENTER SUPERINTENDENT LEAVING FOR NEW JOB

From: ABC News

"A September 2013 park service report obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the nonprofit group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said park…

WHAT HAPPENED TO OBAMA’S PROMISE TO RESTORE SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY?

From: Independent Science News

"The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has had a new scientific integrity policy since 2013. Despite that policy, the non-profit Public Employees for…

EDITORIAL: BLM BLOCKADE

From: Las Vegas Review Journal

"The U.S. Bureau of Land Management finally released some records related to last year’s Bundy ranch confrontation in Bunkerville. Considering the limited…

FLORIDA PARK OFFICIAL CONFRONTS MODELS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS HARASSING MANATEES

From: New Times Broward Palm Beach

"It seems that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees share the same concerns as environmentalists. In an email recently released by Public Employees…

MANATEE HARASSMENT IS ON THE RISE AT FLORIDA SPRINGS, ENVIRONMENTALISTS SAY

From: Florida Center For Investigative Reporting

"On Monday, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, called on the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to ban swimmers from…