Press Clips

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


YELLOWSTONE, OTHER NATIONAL PARKS CRITICIZED OVER SPORTS ILLUSTRATED PHOTO SHOOT

From: Yellowstone Insider

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), told the Post he believes the example set by SI’s photo shoot could…

CITY COUNCIL GETS INVOLVED IN PCB PROBLEM

From: Malibu Surfside News

"... America Unites for Kids and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility commenced a lawsuit against SMMUSD on March 23, 2015, alleging violations…

NUMBER OF WOLVES HALVED IN ONE YEAR IN YUKON-CHARLEY RIVERS NATIONAL PRESERVE

From: FrenchTribune.com

"The number of wolves present in one of Alaska's most remote national parks Yukon-Charlie Rivers National Preserve have halved in the time span of one year.…

FEDS FORCED TO CANCEL 23-YEAR WOLF STUDY AFTER TOO MANY KILLED BY ALASKAN OFFICIALS

From: Washington Examiner

"The Alaska Department of Fish and Game killed so many of the radio-collared wolves in a federal study that officials had to cancel the 23-year-old program."

AS PARK SERVICE BATTLES SEXUAL HARASSMENT, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SNAPS SWIMSUIT MODELS IN NATIONAL PARKS

From: Washington Post

"The Park Service “is dealing with sexual harassment and discrimination issues which are more difficult to address when seen through the prism of this shoot,”…

ARE NATIONAL PARKS AN APPROPRIATE BACKDROP FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT ISSUE

From: National Parks Traveler

""We are interested in the records for several reasons," PEER's legal counsel, Laura Dumais, told the Traveler. "First, Jon Jarvis and NPS leadership are…

NATIVE TO ARIZONA OR NOT - GROUPS CLASH OVER GRAND CANYON BISON HERD

From: The Arizona Republic

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington-based watchdog group, was more critical. “We think it’s a political document masquerading…

AMODEI, HARDY WANT BLM APPROVAL FOR OFF-ROAD RACE THROUGH NATIONAL MONUMENT

From: Las Vegas Review-Journal

"The Washington, D.C.-based group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has criticized BLM’s environmental review and accused the agency of…

FEDERAL PARKS NOW HOME TO PRIVATE PROFITEERS

From: WHAV 97.9

"To help battle this land grab, connect with the feisty, principled group of park rangers and others in Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: www.peer.org."

FRICTION IN THE FOREST

From: Albuquerque Journal

"In 1997, ranchers in Reserve threatened to kill Forest Service employees for trying to enforce grazing restrictions, and, in 1996, a bomb was found on the…