Press Clips

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


EPA SET TO LOSE KEY PREVENTION PROGRAMS UNDER BUDGET CUTS

From: Colorlines

“"We understand the core missions of EPA are antipollution enforcement and regulation. They appear to be substantially cutting both," said Jeff Ruch, executive director…

FOREST SERVICE MISHANDLED TIMBER SALES, ENVIRONMENT GROUP SALES

From: Alaska Public Media

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility cited internal Forest Service documents in its critique of Tongass management. The national forest includes…

LEAD POISONING, OIL-SPILL PROGRAMS TARGETTED FOR CUTS AT EPA

From: Bloomberg

“"We understand the core missions of EPA are antipollution enforcement and regulation. They appear to be substantially cutting both," Jeff Ruch, executive director of…

FOREST SERVICE: GREEN GROUP ASKS IG TO PROBE TONGRASS TIMBER SALES

From: E & E News

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, says the Forest Service allowed contractors at the two 2015 timber sales to cherry-pick the trees they…

DOUBLESPEAK: TRUMP GUTS EPA WHILE CLAIMING TO BE FOR PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT

From: New American Journal

“According to a recent statement by the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a national non-profit alliance of local, state and…

MANATEES NO LONGER LISTED AS ENDANGERED

From: Panama City News Herald

“The following month, a group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility threatened to sue the state agency if it didn’t ban “swim-with”…

CAPE WIND PROJECT REVIEW TO BE REVISED

From: Cape Cod Times

“...another plaintiff in the case, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, worries too that the draft supplement will not address that group's concerns…

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…

THE WHISTLEBLOWER'S LAWYER, AT THE READY

From: NRDC

“When federal scientists launched @AltUSNatParkService and other rogue Twitter accounts to battle the Trump administration’s censorship of climate change facts on government…

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…