Press Clips

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


Plaintiffs in Hunters Point Suit Demand Mayor Breed, Supervisor Cohen Take Action

From: KTVU

“According to activist and former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown, who's involved in helping the group organize, the residents had unsuccessfully been trying for…

Dunes Pavilion Restoration Plans Could Jeopardize Grant Money Throughout State

From: NWI Times

“The latest saga in the attempt to restore the pavilion came this month after activist groups alerted the NPS restoration plans had changed since that agency initially…

EPA Tried to Discredit Retirees After The Post Published Their Criticisms

From: The Washington Post

“Documents obtained through a lawsuit file by PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) demonstrate how the EPA sought to counter unfavorable…

Dunes Privatization Deal Hits Another Bump

From: Dubois County Herald

“The new Pavilion plans revolve around enclosed bars, pubs, and ‘fine dining’ restaurants, lacking any connection to ‘outdoor recreation,’” said Paula Dinerstein,…

Decrease Reported in Assaults, Threats to Public Lands Employees

From: FEDWeek

“Actual and threatened assaults to federal employees involved in administering public lands decreased in 2017, according to data collected from such agencies and released…

The Energy 202: Unintentional Email Dump Shows Trump Team's Intentions With National Monuments

From: SF Gate

“The release is sure to fan the flames of environmentalists, Native Americans and others angry with Trump's decision in Utah. The Trump administration's removal of hundreds…

EPA Still Searching for Studies Backing Pruitt's Claims

From: E&E News

“EPA also agreed to search both internal communications among employees and communications with third parties for any studies attached to emails. The agency plans to…

Park Service Calls for New Review of Dunes Pavilion Plan Revisions

From: Chicago Tribune

“In a recent letter to an attorney for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Jeffrey Reinbold, assistant director for Partnerships and Civic Engagement…

Greene the Disruptor — Putnam’s Admits He’s Losing — DeSantis on ‘this girl’ Ocasio-Cortez — No, Youth Voters Aren’t Surging (Yet?) — Buchanan hits Shapiro from the left

From: Politico / Florida Playbook

“Environmentalists opposing Scott already are pointing to a lack of DEP enforcement in throwing their support behind Nelson. Florida PEER Director…

Carper, DeFazio Want Wheeler to Reverse Pruitt Memo on Vetoes

From: E&E News

“Top Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works and House Transportation and Infrastructure committees are asking acting EPA head Andrew Wheeler to revoke a…