Press Clips

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


ALASKA LAWMAKERS ON GUARD FOR POTENTIAL NEW OFFSHORE MONUMENTS

From: Alaska Dispatch News

"Alaska lawmakers are on the lookout for potential presidential decrees that could block fishing and drilling in the state's ocean waters."

OBAMA'S MARINE MONUMENT DESIGNATIONS ARE GOOD BUT IGNORE COASTAL WATERS

From: Alaska Dispatch News

"In the final months of his administration, Obama needs to correct this spectacular omission by designating additional monuments in ecologically sensitive…

DAMAGE TO HISTORIC TRAIL OF TEARS NEEDS PROBE AND REPAIRS

From: Knoxville News Sentinel

"Documents provided to The Associated Press by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and verified by the Forest Service outlined an extensive…

PARK STAFF, VOLUNTEERS STRAIN TO DO MAINTENANCE AMID CUTS

From: Washington Times

"Bill Wolfe, director of the non-profit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said he didn’t believe that voters in 2014 knew this would happen.…

CANAVERAL SEASHORE CHIEF REASSIGNED FOLLOWING INVESTIGATIONS

From: The Daytona Beach News Journal

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the Service often applied discipline inconsistently and terminated whistle blowers for the…

MURKOWSKI USES FINAL ENERGY COMMITTEE MEETING TO OPPOSE ALEUTIAN MONUMENT

From: Juneau Empire

"Sen. Lisa Murkowski used the final pre-election meeting of the U.S. Senate’s energy committee to send a message to President Barack Obama and his administration."

CONGRESS SLAMS PARK SERVICE OVER PATTERN OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

From: Florida Today

"PEER had called for Palfrey's removal, alleging Palfrey had taken "no corrective action" in an ongoing sexual harassment case."

Read More … | Sep 23, 2016 | Tags: Florida, NPS

357 WILDLIFE REFUGES LACK MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

From: Havasu News

"According to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, 357 of the country’s 743 wildlife refuges lack management positions, and about half of all refuges…

NEW SEXUAL MISCONDUCT CLAIMS HIT YOSEMITE, YELLOWSTONE IN WIDENING PARK SERVICE SCANDAL

From: Washington Post

"Complaints of sexual harassment in the National Park Service have spread to Yosemite and Yellowstone, two of the crown jewels in the system, lawmakers disclosed…

WHY DID THE US FOREST SERVICE RIP UP A STRETCH OF THE TRAIL OF TEARS?

From: Care 2

"Jeff Ruch, the executive director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, describes the act as “one [of] the most blatant official desecrations of a…