Press Clips

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


NATIONAL PARKS: BADLANDS TWEETS ON CLIMATE CHANGE DELETED

From: Climatewire

""The Badlands tweets came as Trump administration officials issued instructions to several agencies, including U.S. EPA, the Agriculture Department and the Interior…

HIRING FREEZE COULD HOBBLE TRUMP ENERGY AGENDA

From: Greenwire

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, warned this week that the freeze could compound existing staff shortages…

REPORT: TRUMP ADMIN ORDERS MEDIA BLACKOUT FOR FEDERAL AGENCIES

From: Newsmax

""From what we can tell, the cloud of Mordor is descending across the federal service," Jeff Ruch, executive director of the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental…

TRUMP HIRING FREEZE LEAVES FOREST SERVICE WORKERS WONDERING ABOUT FIREFIGHTING JOBS

From: Missoulian

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the sweeping language of the order left him confused about its interpretation.…

FEDERAL WORKERS FEAR FOR THEIR JOBS AMID REPORTED GAGS ON EPA, OTHER AGENCIES

From: McClatchyDC

"Jeff Ruch, executive director for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a nonprofit support network for aggrieved federal workers and whistleblowers,…

MARYLAND OFFICIALS 'WORKING TO CLARIFY' EPA FREEZE ON GRANTS, CONTRACTS AMID MEDIA BLACKOUT

From: The Baltimore Sun

"Jeff Ruch, executive director for the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the orders go beyond what has occurred in prior…

FEDERAL WORKERS FEAR FOR THEIR JOBS AMID REPORTED GAGS ON EPA

From: Herald Online

"Jeff Ruch, executive director for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a nonprofit support network for aggrieved federal workers and whistleblowers,…

ROSS PROMISES SUPPORT FOR NOAA WEATHER AND CLIMATE RESEARCH, SHARING DATA WITH PUBLIC

From: Space Policy Online

"AP went on to quote Jeff Ruch from the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility as saying that what the Trump Administration is doing…

OBAMA ENFORCED 'GAG ORDER' AFTER PASSING STIMULUS PACKAGE

From: Daily Caller

"The group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released an email from a top U.S. Forest Service public affairs staffer stating “due to the increased…

TRUMP RESISTANCE MOVEMENT BUILDS ON MILLIONS OF MARCHERS

From: Newswire Environment News Service

"It signals that a notoriously thin-skinned President may censor not just federal social media but websites and reports, according to Public…