Press Clips

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


WDFW IN EVALUATION PERIOD AFTER KILLING TWO WOLVES

From: Chewelah Independent

“A national nonprofit group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which specializes in government scientist whistle-blowing protection…

SMMUSD BOARD OF EDUCATION: PCB ABATEMENT WORK HITS A FEW SNAGS

From: Malibu Surfside News

““We have encountered some challenges, but we anticipate being able to meet the court-mandated timeline for completing all of the work.” The court mandate…

PRUITT'S SECRECY IN RUNNING THE EPA FAULTED BY CRITICS

From: NoLa

“"This is a huge change, and they made it over a few days, with almost no record, no documentation," Ruchs said, adding, "It wasn't so much cooking the books. It was throwing…

COMPLAINT: WISCONSIN BEAR HUNTERS 'CRIMINALLY HARASSING' WOLVES

From: Wisconsin Public Radio

“"Wisconsin encourages hunting practices that seem calculated to cause fatal conflicts with wolves," said PEER staff attorney Adam Carlesco. "Endangered…

STAFFERS SAY EPA-WRECKING SCOTT PRUITT GOES NOWHERE WITHOUT AN ARMED GUARD, EVEN AT THE OFFICE

From: Daily Kos

“Jeffrey Ruch, the executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an organization representing government employees in environmental fields,…

DUNES ACTION DRAWS ANOTHER CROWD AS FIGHT TO SAVE PAVILION CONTINUES

From: Chesterton Tribune

“Hellmers also said that DunesAction is working closely with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) in their deliberations with the National…

WISCONSIN TRADITION - HUNTING BEARS WITH DOGS - COMES UNDER ATTACK BY WOLF ADVOCATES

From: Star Tribune

“The practice amounts to “a state-sanctioned financial subsidy for hunters engaged in the criminal harassment” of wolves, an attorney for Public Employees for Environmental…

EMAILS: FACING THREATS TO MED SCHOOL, WSU DISAVOWS WOLF RESEARCHER

From: The Daily Evergreen

“He said in June he was planning to sue the university for defamation and damages, including six years of salary and benefits. But Adam Carlesco, Wielgus’…

SCOTT PRUITT IS CARRYING OUT HIS E.P.A. AGENDA IN SECRET, CRITICS SAY

From: New York Times

““This is a huge change, and they made it over a few days, with almost no record, no documentation,” Mr. Ruch said, adding, “It wasn’t so much cooking the books,…

CONSERVATIONISTS SEEK BAN OF CYANIDE BOMBS IN WILDLIFE CONTROL

From: Ruidoso News

“WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity authored the petition and are joined in their call for a nationwide ban on M-44 cyanide bombs by Advocates…