Press Clips

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


MARYLAND OFFICIALS 'WORKING TO CLARIFY' EPA FREEZE ON GRANTS, CONTRACTS AMID MEDIA BLACKOUT

From: The Baltimore Sun

"Jeff Ruch, executive director for the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the orders go beyond what has occurred in prior…

FEDERAL WORKERS FEAR FOR THEIR JOBS AMID REPORTED GAGS ON EPA

From: Herald Online

"Jeff Ruch, executive director for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a nonprofit support network for aggrieved federal workers and whistleblowers,…

ROSS PROMISES SUPPORT FOR NOAA WEATHER AND CLIMATE RESEARCH, SHARING DATA WITH PUBLIC

From: Space Policy Online

"AP went on to quote Jeff Ruch from the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility as saying that what the Trump Administration is doing…

OBAMA ENFORCED 'GAG ORDER' AFTER PASSING STIMULUS PACKAGE

From: Daily Caller

"The group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released an email from a top U.S. Forest Service public affairs staffer stating “due to the increased…

TRUMP RESISTANCE MOVEMENT BUILDS ON MILLIONS OF MARCHERS

From: Newswire Environment News Service

"It signals that a notoriously thin-skinned President may censor not just federal social media but websites and reports, according to Public…

AROUND NM: FEDERAL FALLOUT, WOLVES, METHANE AND MORE

From: NM Political Report

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the incident was reminiscent of George W. Bush’s administration: The…

SHUTDOWN OF INTERIOR DEPARTMENT TWITTER CALLED 'OMINOUS'

From: Bloomberg

"“We’ve entered the era of what Trump aides are calling `alternative facts,’ ” Ruch told Bloomberg BNA Jan. 23. “We’re concerned that these alternative facts may become…

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION BRINGING FEDERAL AGENCIES, SCIENCE AND FUNDS TO HEEL

From: Laboratory Equipment

"The executive director for the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Jeff Ruch, said the orders exceed those of prior presidential…

TRUMP ADMIN ORDERS EPA CONTRACT FREEZE AND MEDIA BLACKOUT

From: Chicago Tribune

"The executive director for the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Jeff Ruch, said the orders go beyond what has occurred in prior…

INFORMATION LOCKDOWN HITS TRUMP'S FEDERAL AGENCIES

From: Politico

"“From what we can tell, the cloud of Mordor is descending across the federal service,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the watchdog group Public Employees for…