Press Clips

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


RECORD MANATEE COUNT MAY MEAN NEW RISKS FOR CUDDLY SEA COWS

From: Huffington Post

"Laura Dumais, staff lawyer for the Washington, D.C.-based organization Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told the Washington Post that manatee…

USDA REJECTS WHISTLE BLOWERS APPEAL

From: MPR News

"Lundgren's attorney, Jeff Ruch, works for the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which is suing the USDA over its scientific integrity policy.…

SD BASED ENTOMOLOGIST LOSES APPEAL TO USDA

From: Argus Leader

"Lundgren’s attorney, Jeff Ruch, works for the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which is suing USDA over its scientific integrity policy."

MONARCH BUTTERFLIES AND MANATEES - THESE TWO ANIMALS ARE ON A BIG REBOUND

From: Washington Post

"Even as the round, soft and squishy animals thrive, groups such as Save the Manatees and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility have expressed concern…

GOVERNMENT REJECTS SCIENTISTS CLAIM IT TRIED TO COVER UP HIS PESTICIDE RESEARCH

From: The Guardian

"The confidential decision by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was disclosed Monday by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (Peer),…

VOICES HAVE BEEN HEARD ON CRUMB RUBBER

From: My Edmonds News

"According to Jeff Ruch, a lawyer with environmental advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the use of tires on playfields “was…

FEAST OF THE CORMORANTS

From: Fly Rod + Reel Online

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility calls the plan “needlessly cruel” and claims that “cormorants do not need to be treated like terrorists…

PUSH TO WIRE NATIONAL PARKS SCRUTINIZED BY NON PROFIT

From: National Parks Traveller

"“The latest cell tower proposal in North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park illustrates how virtually every NPS precept on design, spillover and…

RUBBER SOFTENS SCHOOL FIELDS BUT ARE KIDS SAFE?

From: Courier-Journal

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told the Albany Daily Star the belated scrutiny the fields are receiving represents…

PARK SERVICE SEEKS INPUT ON LONG TERM EFFIGY MOUNDS PLAN

From: The Gazette

"Effigy Mounds and the National Park Service admitted the mismanagement after two National Park Service critics — members of the Friends of Effigy Mounds and Public…