Press Clips

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


PARK SERVICE WAIVES ALCOHOL BAN FOR BUDWEISER PROMOTION

From: The Hill

"The Park Service is entering the two-year agreement to attract millennials to parks and raise millions for the National Park Foundation, the agency’s private-sector…

NATURE CAUGHT IN THE CROSSHAIRS AT OREGON MILITIA STANDOFF

From: Good

"The government has been slow to respond to FOIA requests by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. What documents they have obtained indicate the BLM hasn’t…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE LIFTS ALCOHOL BAN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BUDWEISER BEER COMPANY ANHEUSER- BUSCH

From: Starcasm

"PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) Executive Director Jeff Ruch is not a fan of the deal. “If the Park Service thinks its path to ‘relevancy’ runs…

PROVOCATIVE BUD LIGHT CAMPAIGN DOESN'T CONCERN NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION

From: National Parks Traveler

"At Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, officials called the partnership "a misguided means of reaching out to youth and broadening public…

WILL BUD LIGHT'S LABEL GAFFE CAUSE LASTING DAMAGE?

From: Advertising Age

"On Thursday a group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility cited the Bud Light controversy while criticizing a new partnership between the brewer…

US ENVIRONMENT BODY CRITICISED FOR PERSECUTING 9/11 DUST WHISTLEBLOWER

From: Chemistry World

"The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been rebuked by a Department of Labor judge for concealing evidence in the case of a senior agency chemist who…

EPA OKAYS MORE PERMITS ALLOWING FRACKING WASTE WATER ON RESERVATION

From: Wyoming Public Radio

"An environmental watchdog group says the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest permits violate the Clean Water Act by allowing thousands of gallons of…

A MILLION MILES OF UNFIT PIPELINE ARE ACCIDENTS WAITING TO HAPPEN

From: Epoch Times

"From 2009 to 2013, the agency’s staff spent far more time with the petroleum industry than in the field, according to research by the Public Employees for Environmental…

OUR VIEW: WE DON'T GET NO RESPECT

From: South Coast Today

"Finally, with the release of a report by an MBTA advisory panel appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker, comes the news that MBTA expansion projects will be put on…

EPA COMMITS TO RESPOND IN EARLY 2016 TO PETITION SEEKING TO MAKE THE RCRA CORROSIVITY CHARACTERISTIC 10 TIMES MORE STRINGENT

From: The National Law Review

"On September 8, 2011, an EPA scientist, Dr. Catherine (“Cate”) Jenkins, and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (“PEER”) submitted an…