Press Clips

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


BILL MAXWELL: IN FLORIDA, SCOTT ADMINISTRATION'S ASSAULTS ON ENVIRONMENT PILE UP

From: TCPalm

"The majority of positions they were eliminating are compliance and enforcement positions," Jerry Phillips, a former attorney for the advocacy group Public Employees for…

FISH BIOLOGISTS CLAIM POLITICAL INTERFERENCE OVER SALMON STUDIES

From: Nature

"“This falls into the basket of obstruction of science for policy or political ends,” says Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

SEVEN SOUTHERN OREGON FISHERIES BIOLOGISTS ALLEGE CENSORSHIP, COERCION

From: Boise State Public Radio

"Jeff Ruche with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility helped the scientists file a complaint. “These scientists are losing their jobs because…

KLAMATH SCIENTISTS CLAIM POLITICAL INTERFERENCE AND CENSORSHIP

From: North Coast

"Seven federal fisheries biologists working in the Klamath River Basin were told to "pack their bags," but were not told the reason why, according to a complaint filed…

BOR BIOLOGISTS FIGHT FOR JOBS

From: Herald and News

"In November, the seven people were informed the local Fisheries Resources Branch was to be closed and their jobs transferred, though no one was necessarily going…

ASSAULTS ON ENVIRONMENT PILE UP

From: The Reporter

"The majority of positions they were eliminating are compliance and enforcement positions,” Jerry Phillips, a former attorney for the advocacy group Public Employees…

JUDGE: REWORK OFF-ROAD RULES FOR STANISLAUS NATIONAL FOREST

From: The Modesto Bee

"The San Francisco-based firm handled the lawsuit for the Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center in Twain Harte and two national groups — the Wilderness…

POLICING THE PARTY LINE

From: Redding

"But Houser apparently wasn't alone. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says in an announcement this morning that the Klamath Basin Area Office of the Bureau…

SCIENTISTS CLAIM CENSORSHIP BY FEDERAL AGENCY

From: The Modesto Bee

"The whistleblower protection organization Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said it filed the complaint with the U.S. Department of Interior Office…

OREGON SCIENTISTS CLAIM FEDERAL AGENCY CENSORED THEM

From: Oregon Public Broadcasting

"Then, they say, their manager announced plans to reassign them and outsource future fish studies. Jeff Ruche with Public Employees for Environmental…