Press Clips

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


GROUP PETITIONS GOVERNMENT FOR CO DETECTORS IN ALL NEW CARS

From: NBC News 4

“Ruch said PEER filed a petition with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in March 2016 requesting the agency require all new vehicles be equipped…

ACTIVISTS HOPE COMPLAINT WILL STYMIE DUNES DEVELOPMENT

From: San Francisco Chronicle

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Dunes Action made the joint request in a complaint filed Thursday. It was sent to state and federal…

DUNES ACTION, PEER: PAVILION PROJECT MAY VIOLATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION ACT

From: Chesterton Tribune

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and Dunes Action are asking for a formal review of Pavilion Partners LLC’s plans to add terraces,…

EPA PROPOSAL TO RESCIND CLEAN WATER RULE DRAWS PRAISE, FIRE

From: Law 360

“The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ proposal to rescind the Obama-era Clean Water Rule drew nearly 200,000 responses, with many business…

SCIENCE AND ADVOCACY IN AN AGE OF UNCERTAINTY

From: Jackson Hole News & Guide

““The unfortunate thing,” says Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington, D.C., organization founded…

BUREAU OF RECLAMATION GOT IT RIGHT IN THE KLAMATH BASIN

From: News Deeply

“The Office of Special Counsel (OSC) alleges improprieties regarding an agreement between the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and the Klamath Water and Power Agency…

CALIFORNIA JOB FAIRS DRAW INTEREST FROM FEDERAL WORKERS

From: Bloomberg Government

“Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington-based nonprofit, told Bloomberg BNA Sept. 22 he’s not surprised…

ETHICS COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST LEGISLATOR OVER WSU WOLF RESEARCH

From: Capital Press

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a nonprofit activist group, has filed a complaint against Washington state Rep. Joel Kretz, alleging that he…

CIVIL SERVANTS COMPLAIN TRUMP IS SIDELINING WORKERS WITH EXPERTISE ON CLIMATE CHANGE, ENVIRONMENT

From: Los Angeles Times

““The work of the EPA science arm has now been disconnected from the agency’s decision-making,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the advocacy group Public…

REP. THREATENED WSU FUNDING, COMPLAINT STATES

From: The Daily Evergreen

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility listed a number of ethics violation allegations over the past decade, many of which involve threats to withhold…