Press Clips

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


FLORIDA BAN ON CLIMATE CHANGE TERM EXTENDS TO OTHER STATE AGENCIES, INVESTIGATION FINDS

From: International Business Times

"Jerry Phillips, a former Florida DEP attorney who now runs the Florida chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told FCIR this…

GOV. RICK SCOTT’S BAN ON CLIMATE CHANGE TERM EXTENDED TO OTHER STATE AGENCIES

From: Miami Herald

"No one told Bart Bibler not to use the terms “climate change” and “global warming” during his six months on the job at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection...Jerry…

AS GOV. SCOTT DENIES BAN, ‘CLIMATE CHANGE’ ORDER REPORTED AT OTHER AGENCIES

From: Florida Center For Investigative Reporting

"No one told Bart Bibler not to use the terms “climate change” and “global warming” during his six months on the job at the Florida…

NO SNOW DELAYS: SOUTH COAST RAIL REMAINS ON SCHEDULE

From: ecoRI

"We're forging ahead,” Jean Fox, the MBTA’s project manager, told the South Coast Rail Task Force at its Feb. 25 meeting, when questioned whether the change in administration…

THE SIMPLE THING YOU CAN DO TO SAVE LOVABLE BUT ENDANGERED MANATEES

From: Take Part

"Tourists don’t pay to run with wolves, play with black-footed ferrets, or pet otherendangered species. So why are they allowed to swim with Florida’s imperiled manatees?

That’s…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS: END SWIMMING WITH MANATEES

From: WTSP 10 News

"The environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has filed a notice to sue a federal agency to stop people from swimming with manatees."

IF WE WANTED TO KEEP OUR JOBS WE BETTER NOT USE THOSE TERMS

From: MSNBC

"A former lawyer at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection tells Chris Hayes he was told not to use the phrases "climate change" and "global warming" after Gov.…

GROUP WANTS PROBE OF WHETHER FLA. BANNED CLIMATE-CHANGE TALK

From: The New York Times

"Did Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration ban state environmental scientists from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming" in their work?..Jerry…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS PLAN TO SUE TO STOP YOU FROM SWIMMING WITH MANATEES

From: New Times Broward Palm Beach

"Manatees are the cute-looking sea cows that bring on Florida tourists like iron filings to a magnet...PEER -- or the Public Employees for Environmental…

LAWSUIT TARGETS MORE PROTECTION FOR FLORIDA MANATEES

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

"“Five years ago, we served a similar notice but agreed to hold off suing because the Service promised to make improvements,” said Laura Dumais, an…