Press Clips

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


FOREST SERVICE LAW ENFORCEMENT TAKES BUDGET HIT; REGION 1 REVIEWS 15 VACANCIES

From: Ravalli Republic

"Jeff Ruch of the federal watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the decline has been particularly steep in the past two years.…

SAFETY OF ARTIFICIAL TURF REMAINS AN ISSUE IN KINNELON

From: NorthJersey.com

"According to Charles, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on Synthetic Turf has requested that the Consumer Product Safety Commission…

AN UPDATE ON NEVADA SCOFFLAW CLIVEN BUNDY

From: High Country News

"The whistleblower nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), says that the DOJ is likely sitting on the case. But Natalie Collins,…

ALASKA HOUSE PASSES RESOLUTION OPPOSING FEDERAL ALEUTIAN ISLANDS SANCTUARY

From: The Republic

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in December petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service to create a sanctuary of 554,000 square nautical miles…

BUDGET WOES, SLOPPY RECORDS UNDERMINE LAW ON TRIBAL REMAINS

From: E&E Publishing

"Patrick Williams, a longtime museum specialist for the federal government who filed the whistleblower complaint in 2013 after six years on the job, said records…

INYO COUNTY REACTIONS TO ATV LAWSUIT

From: Sierra Wave

"Almost a year-to-date of that settlement, the Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a second suit requesting…

ALASKA HOUSE SAYS 'NO' TO ALEUTIANS SANCTUARY

From: KDLG

"In December, a group called PEER, for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, nominated approximately 554,000 square nautical miles of waters north and south…

AMERICA’S UNFAIR RULES OF THE ROAD

From: Slate

"Lehman may have spoken freely at last April’s meeting because she believed none of the opponents to the bridge’s expansion were in attendance. Activists only became aware…

ADMINISTRATION, LAWMAKERS COULD CLASH OVER WHO GETS OPEN-SPACE FUNDING

From: NJ Spotlight

"“As we expected, there were deep cuts in water resources, site remediation, and land-use regulations,"said Bill Wolfe, director of the New Jersey Public Employees…

FOREST SERVICE POSITIONS LIKELY TO SEE HATCHET

From: Asheville Citizen-Times

"The already strapped U.S. Forest Service is facing deep cuts to law enforcement personnel....That reduced rate is predicated not on less crime, said Jeff…