Press Clips

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


A FIGHT OVER A BISON HERD IN MONTANA SETS RETIRED RANGERS AGAINST TRIBES

From: Buzzfeed

“Led by the nonprofit group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the suit claimed that the agency had not conducted an environmental review or drafted a…

ZINKE PRESSED BY OPPONENTS OF BISON REFUGE TRANSFER

From: Missoula Independent

“"Secretary Zinke has repeatedly pledged to oppose the transfer of any federal lands," PEER Senior Counsel Paula Dinerstein said in a statement. "Now he has…

BLUE DASHER FARM, "REGENERATIVE" RESEARCH

From: Inforum

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, based in Silver Spring, Md., is representing Lundgren in a whistleblower complaint that comes up in March before the…

TRUMP'S BUDGET KILLS THE CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD. HERE'S WHAT IT DOES.

From: Forbes

“Even the CSB’s critics don’t want to see it gone. “It’s the only entity we know of that’s charged with investigating major industrial accidents,” says Jeff Ruch, executive…

DONALD TRUMP'S EPA, OTHER BUDGET CUTS THREATEN OIL REFINERY SAFETY CRITICS SAY

From: Daily Breeze

“If the budget proposals come to pass — and that’s by no means certain as both congressional Democrats and Republicans line up to attack various elements of the plan…

YELLOWSTONE LOOKS AT IMPROVING CELL SERVICE; SOME CONCERNED WHAT IT WILL MEAN TO PARK EXPERIENCE

From: Bozeman Daily Chronicle

“The group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has also raised concerns about the project. In a press release sent out earlier this month,…

IF THE EPA GOES AWAY, IS THE STATE UP TO THE JOB OF PROTECTING FLORIDA'S ENVIRONMENT?

From: Tampa Bay Times

“As a result, last year the agency opened 81 percent fewer enforcement cases than it did in 2010 and collected the smallest amount of fines in 28 years, according…

A NEW EPA LEADER RAISES INDUSTRY HOPES

From: Casper Star Tribune

“If the EPA is set for another Gorsuch era, it doesn’t mean the agency will lose its teeth forever, according to Jeff Ruch, director of Public Employees for…

ENVIROS SEEK QUICK WIN IN SUIT OVER FWS' BISON RANGE PLANS

From: Law 360

“he Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and nine retired National Wildlife Refuge System employees moved for a quick win Friday in their suit over the management…

EPA CUTS DRAW ATTENTION TO COMPLEXITY OF AGENCY'S WORK IN WYOMING

From: Casper Star Tribune

“The federal investigation in Pavillion took place during the fracking boom, said Jeff Ruch. His organization, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…