Press Clips

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


CAPE COD COYOTE HUNT SPURS DEBATE

From: Providence Journal

“In December, a Maryland-based nonprofit group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s…

NUMBER OF CRIMINAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROSECUTIONS KEEPS DROPPING

From: E&E News PM

“"The U.S. averages more than 1,000 major industrial chemical accidents every year," Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

TRUMP TO AGAIN PROPOSE ELIMINATING CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD, OFFICIALS SAY

From: Bloomberg Businessweek

“"The U.S. averages more than 1,000 major industrial chemical accidents every year," Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS AND FEDS REACH SETTLEMENT OVER BISON MANAGEMENT

From: Courthouse News Service

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) said “a new era may be dawning” over management of the National Bison Range in Moiese, Montana."

BISON RANGE LAWSUIT SETTLED

From: Daily Inter Lake

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in May 2016, when the agency was considering transferring the…

SETTLEMENT FORCES NATIONAL BISON RANGE TO FORGE CONSERVATION PLAN BY 2023

From: KGVO

“The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and a group called PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) settled a lawsuit this week that focuses on a missing conservation…

SCOTT PRUITT IS SLOWLY STRANGLING THE EPA

From: Vox

““The problem at EPA right now is there is a chilling effect on enforcement,” Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told E&E…

SETTLEMENT REACHED IN LATEST LAWSUIT OVER NATIONAL BISON RANGE

From: KPAX.com

“Development of a Comprehensive Conservation Plan, as required by law, ran into a snag a couple of years ago when the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

U.S. AGREES TO CRAFT CONSERVATION PLAN FOR MONTANA BISON RANGE

From: Great Falls Tribune

“The settlement filed last week in U.S. District Court resolves a 2016 complaint from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, an advocacy…

NATIONAL BISON RANGE SETTLES TIMELINE FOR PLAN

From: Missoulian

““During the litigation, (Interior Secretary Ryan) Zinke decided against the transfer,” said Paula Dinerstein, attorney for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…