Press Clips

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


FLORIDA PANTHER DEATHS IN 2016 TIES FOR WORST YEAR ON RECORD

From: Palm Beach Post

"A total of 42 panthers died in the wild last year, matching the 2015 total, according to figures posted by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

PARK SERVICE RELEASES NEW GUIDELINES FOR DONATIONS AND PHILANTHROPIC PARTNERSHIPS

From: National Parks Traveler

"The Trump administration could be similar to the George W. Bush era, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

CELLPHONE SERVICE AT MOUNT RAINIER: SAFETY IMPROVEMENT OR OBNOXIOUS INTRUSION?

From: The Seattle Times

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility is urging the park to reject the applications, saying coverage maps show that signals will spill deeply into…

SCOTT: A LAME DUCK, A LASER FOCUS ON NEW JOBS

From: News Press

"A 2015 report by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility found a substantial reduction in enforcement of environmental regulations. The number of investigations…

TRUMP APPOINTMENTS, POLICIES WILL HAVE LONG TERM IMPACTS ON NM

From: NM Political Report

"The Trump administration could be similar to the George W. Bush era, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

TRUMP'S CONFLICTS OF INTEREST COULD CONFLICT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

From: Washington Post

"Federal employees who enforce regulations “may be understandably reluctant to put objections, stipulations and cautions in writing for fear that it may cause…

NATIONAL PARKS: JARVIS WOOS CORPORATIONS, RICH PATRONS FOR STRAPPED AGENCY

From: Greenwire

"Ruch is currently recruiting co-plaintiffs from across the country to bolster PEER's claim that it has standing to bring such a case. As currently written, the proposal…

NATURE NOTES: CONTROVERSY SURROUNDS THE NATIONAL BISON RANGE

From: Elko Daily Free Press

"The land would be held in a trust by the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the benefit and use of the CSKT. A lawsuit has been filed by Public Employees for…

ENDANGERED FLORIDA PANTHER FACES NEW PRESSURES, CRITICAL CROSSROAD

From: News-Press

"The Conservancy is against the permit, so are Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER. PEER says the Immokalee incidental take permit and developments…

WITH FEWER AGENTS, EPA CUTS BACK ON CASES

From: Sentinel Echo

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which advocates for local, state and federal environmental workers, blamed the…