News Clips

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


Chemical Board Settles with Managing Director After Three-Year Paid Leave

From: Government Executive

“Just a day before a scheduled three-day civil service court hearing, the Chemical Safety Board on Wednesday settled its dispute with fired managing director…

Arctic-Drilling Plan Draws Fire From 16 Attorneys General

From: Courthouse News

“Warning of far-reaching environmental impacts, 16 attorneys general accused the Trump administration on Wednesday of relying on a flawed study to justify the…

State Attorneys General Join the Fight to Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

From: Earther / Gizmodo

“Opponents have been keeping a watchful eye on the Trump Administration’s efforts to open up ANWR ever since Congress snuck a provision allowing such activity…

Obama holdovers settle years-long personnel case a day before it was supposed to go to a hearing

From: Daily Caller

“The chaos that rocked the agency under Moure-Eraso’s has continued since his departure. Morale at the agency is at the lowest levels of any federal agency and its…

Park plans big wire up

From: Jackson Hole News & Guide

“Detractors of lining Teton park with cell towers exist, especially the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which sued last spring…

Grand Teton National Park pursuing disputed cell-tower build

From: San Francisco Chronicle

“"Part of the point of wilderness is the ability to be disconnected and feel alone, but if somebody on the same trail can order a pizza, or sell stock,…

Bury the Science, Then Claim It Doesn’t Exist: Interior Department Undermines Arctic Drilling Review

From: Union of Concerned Scientists

“According to documents obtained by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and posted online this week, the Interior Department failed…

Environmental group says Interior hid gaps in ANWR science

From: KTOO Public Media

“An environmental group has published 18 memos by government scientists that outline gaps in knowledge about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The group claims the…

Judicial Watch: The nation's FOIA champion

From: Washington Times

“In second place was the American Civil Liberties Union with 130 requests, followed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (94 requests), Citizens…

Interior Department Accused of Hiding Key Info on Impacts of Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

From: Gizmodo

“There’s still a lot scientists don’t know about how the Trump Administration’s plan to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska would impact…