Press Clips

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


PUBLIC WORKERS’ GROUP FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT SEEKING ANSWERS ON BUNDY RANCH STANDOFF

From: Raw Story

"SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) – An advocacy group for public employees sued the Bureau of Land Management on Thursday, seeking documents detailing the agency’s actions during…

BLM SUED FOR DOCUMENTS ON BUNDY STANDOFF

From: Review Journal

"The suit was filed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which said its requests for Bundy-related information filed under the Freedom of Information…

ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO KILL 16,000 CORMORANTS ON EAST SAND ISLAND IN COLUMBIA RIVER ESTUARY

From: The Oregonian

""This is a crazy, crude and needlessly cruel plan that should go right back to the drawing board," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental…

GROUPS SAY BEACH RESTORATION COULD HARM REEF

From: Sun Sentinel

"Cry of the Water and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility have sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers saying the plan could destroy extensive…

FARMERS SLOWLY BEING PUSHED FROM REFUGE

From: Delta Farm Press

"One of the litigants in a 2009 suit to stop the planting of genetically-engineered crops on federal lands is a group called Public Employees for Environmental…

LAWSUIT ASKS COURT TO STOP GM CROPS, PESTICIDE USE IN WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: Smallcap Network

"Joining CFS in the lawsuit are the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), and Beyond Pesticides.…

EFFIGY MOUNDS TRAVESTIES DISCOVERED FROM 10-YEAR PERIOD OF 1999-2009 ARE FINALLY BEING ADDRESSED

From: The Standard

"Mason, a spokesman for Friends of Effigy Mounds, is being credited by many, including the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), for spurring…

SEND IN THE DRONES

From: FCW

"NASA's Global Hawk UAVs can stay aloft more than 30 hours at a time and can, over an 11,000-nautical-mile range, track developing hurricanes and study signs of climate change.

Drones,…

OHV TRAILS GET DOWNSIZED IN STANISLAUS NATIONAL FOREST

From: Calaveras Enterprise

"Several environmental groups sued, saying the plan did not do enough to minimize the damage caused by motorized use. Those plaintiffs are the Wilderness…

EVICTED STUPA FINDS GOOD KARMA IN CARNUEL

From: Albuquerque Journal

"CARNUEL – John Ojile is well over 6 feet tall and he has the bearing of a holy man, which he is. A carpenter and cabinet maker by trade, he was ordained as…