Press Clips

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


LAWSUIT CHALLENGES POTENTIAL TRANSFER OF BISON RANGE

From: NBC Montana

"The lawsuit was filed Monday by attorneys for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. It says federal officials…

NATIONAL PARKS COULD SOON BE SPONSORED BY CORPORATIONS

From: KOAA 5

""This isn't about philanthropy. It's about marketing and merchandizing. It changes what people see in the parks and who the parks are operated for," said Jeff Ruch, Public…

CORPORATE LOGOS MAY APPEAR IN NATIONAL PARKS

From: NBC 4 Washington

""This isn't about philanthropy. It's about marketing and merchandising," said Jeff Ruch of the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."

FWS PUSH FOR NATIONAL BISON RANGE TRANSFER SPARKS LAWSUIT

From: Greenwire

""The Bison Range is a major ecological asset that is being tossed away without consideration," said PEER's Paula Dinerstein. "If we succeed, this lawsuit will not only…

EDITORIAL: HIGHLANDS ACT NEEDS TO BE PRESERVED

From: My Central Jersey

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has filed a lawsuit challenging the rule change, arguing among other things that the testing done to justify…

MALIBU HIGH PCB LAWSUIT FOLLOW UP

From: Canyon News

"The Court questioned whether Plaintiff Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) had proper standing to be involved in the lawsuit – the matter was…

CITING FLAWED DATA GREEN GROUP FILES TO BLOCK HIGHLANDS SEPTIC TANK RULE

From: NJ Spotlight

"Echoing criticism from other conservation groups, the complaint, filed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, argued that the well-testing data used…

SUCCESS GOP STYLE: AMERICAS NATIONAL PARKS ARE GOING CORPORATE

From: Politics USA

"Jeff Ruch, the executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) said “We are concerned that influence peddling will soon become a major…

TOXIC CHEMICALS FOUND AT MALIBU SCHOOLS PROMPTS LAWSUIT

From: LA West Media

"The Malibu-based parents and teachers group America Unites for Kids and Washington, D.C.-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued the Santa…

PEPSI PRESENTS OLD FAITHFUL? NOT SO FAST SAYS PARK SERVICE

From: National Geographic

"Some have compared the NPS proposal to the kind of naming rights that ballparks and stadiums offer. “You could use Old Faithful to pitch Viagra,” executive…