Press Clips

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


PROPOSED REMOVAL OF GRAY WOLVES’ ENDANGERED STATUS A CASE STUDY IN THE POLITICIZATION OF SCIENCE

From: Earth Island Journal

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has filed a lawsuit against the FWS under the Freedom of Information Act asking for all documents…

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES INCREASINGLY UNDER ATTACK ON PUBLIC LANDS

From: Government Executive

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a non-profit alliance of government officials and environmental advocates, cited a number of factors for…

ASSAULTS UP ON RANGERS

From: WLOS ABC 13

"Visitors are assaulting and threatening rangers and other U.S. park employees more often. The group "Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility" or "PEER"…

VIOLENT UPTICK NOTED IN U.S. NATIONAL PARKS

From: United Press International.com

"When Mount Rainier National Park ranger Margaret Anderson was killed Jan. 1, 2012, it was the first death of a park ranger since 2002, said the…

REPORT: ASSAULTS INCREASE ON RANGERS, PARK POLICE

From: Bloomberg

"A total of 591 incidents were reported by six land and water agencies in 2012, up 38 percent from the previous year, the group says. More than one-quarter of the incidents…

LET OFF-ROADERS ROAM IN THEIR OWN PARK

From: U-T San Diego

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the Desert Protective Council Foundation say overuse is destroying the park, which attracts more than 1 million…

ASSEMBLYMAN JONES ISSUES STATEMENT SUPPORTING “OPEN RIDING” IN OCOTILLO WELLS STATE VEHICULAR RECREATION AREA

From: East County Magazine

"Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-Santee) has sent a letter to the State Parks Department encouraging open riding in Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area…

STATE UNVEILS POTENTIAL EXPANSION PLAN FOR CARNEGIE

From: Tracy Press

"Karen Schambach, coordinator of California Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the state doesn’t seem willing to pursue options that exclude motorcycle…

COURT INDICATES LABOR WENT AFTER EMPLOYEE FOR WHISTLEBLOWING ACTIVITIES

From: The Washington Post

"This case stands for the proposition that an agency cannot incessantly harass a whistleblower and then punish him if he or she reacts,” said Paula Dinerstein,…

U.S. NUKES RADIATION RULES

From: EnviroReporter

" This is a public health policy only Dr. Strangelove could embrace,” stated Jeff Ruch, director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, noting that…