Press Clips

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


HELP WANTED: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEEKS FINANCIAL CHIEF TO INSTITUTE “EMPLOYEE REDUCTIONS”

From: The Washington Post

"NOAA conducted an internal investigation to determine the causes of the “unauthorized reprogramming”. An October news release of the Public Employees for…

ONLY "MISSION CRITICAL" JOB VACANCIES AT DEP CAN BE FILLED, DEPUTY SECRETARY SAYS IN MEMO AMID LAYOFFS

From: The Florida Current

"A Florida Department of Environmental Protection deputy secretary last month told managers they may only to fill "mission critical" job vacancies and that…

HOPI - GOLDEN EAGLE UPDATE FOR 2010-201

From: Fly Rod & Reel

"On November 5, 2012, after a protracted delay, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) released to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)…

ADMINISTRATION FAILS TO PUSH REVISED STATE PLAN THROUGH AT CONTENTIOUS HEARING

Opponents and advocates agree: more time needed to review NJ guidelines for economic growth, development

HURRICANE SANDY DAMAGE AMPLIFIED BY BREAKNECK DEVELOPMENT OF COAST

From: Huffington Post

"The intensity of development along the coast clearly influenced the scale of the disaster, said Bill Wolfe, a former analyst for the state's Department of Environmental…

GOVERNMENT REBUILDS WITH LITTLE REGARD FOR NEXT STORM

From: Asbury Park Press

"Both New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the New Jersey Sierra Club have asked the EPA to review the order’s legality.

Berginnis,…

JUDGE ORDERS ERADICATION OF GE PLANTS ON WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: Truthout

"In a decision this week, a federal court formally halted the planting of genetically engineered (GE) crops on all National Wildlife Refuges in the Southeastern U.S.…

DRILL BAN DETAILS BEING EXAMINED

From: Tri Parish Times

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Executive Director Jeff Ruch said in a report addressing questions surrounding Kendall that her alleged acts…

BILL SARGENT: AS PANTHERS ROAM NORTH, AGENCIES PURSUE HABITAT FOR ENDANGERED CATS

From: Florida Today

"The three deaths in seven days prompted PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) to petition the USFWS to establish more protected panther habitat.…

HOW POLAR BEARS BECAME A POLITICAL SYMBOL

From: Outside

The scientist's only official punishment was a reprimand for forwarding a handful of internal emails to another researcher and a local government offical in Alaska. Monnett…