Press Clips

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


THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE OROVILLE DAM CRISIS: THE CORPORATE MONEY BEHIND CA WATER POLITICS

From: Elk Grove News

“The investigation resulted from a complaint that the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed on the behalf of a U. S. Bureau of Reclamation…

NUMBER OF PANTHERS IN FLORIDA WILD RISES SLIGHTLY

From: The St. Augustine Record

“Last month, officials reported that 2016 was one of the deadliest years on record for panthers in the wild. A total of 42 Florida panthers died in the…

SURVIVOR'S GUIDE TO BEING A SUCCESSFUL WHISTLEBLOWER IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

From: Just Security

“Anyone thinking about blowing the whistle should strongly consider talking to experts at POGO, the Government Accountability Project, or Public Employees for Environmental…

FEDERAL HIRING FREEZE TO HIT RURAL AND MINORITY COMMUNITIES THE HARDEST

From: In These Times

“At the same time, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) executive director Jeff Ruch, staff shortages are also a serious problem…

AUDIO: MAOMI ORESKES ON WHAT STORIES WE CAN'T LET GET LOST IN THE NOISE OF 2017 AND WHY SCIENTISTS SHOULD SPEAK UP

From: Monga Bay

“we also welcome a third guest to the show, Jeff Ruch, executive director of the non-profit service organization Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. Jeff…

BLUE DASHER FARM EMBRACES 'REGENERATIVE' RESEARCH

From: AG Week

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, based in Silver Spring, Md., is representing Lundgren in a whistleblower complaint that comes up in March before the…

FINAL APPROVAL FOR RADICAL RADIATION RISE IN WATER SUPPLIES AFTER NUCLEAR RELEASE

From: Huntington News

“In a not so lovely parting gift, the Obama administration today formally adopted a policy of allowing public exposure to radioactivity following a nuclear release…

THE NEW WEST: TRUMP IS CREATING A BULL MARKET FOR WHISTLEBLOWERS

From: Explore Big Sky

“Many believe the Trump administration will create a booming business for public interest organizations like the Government Accountability Project and Public Employees…

FEDERAL EMPLOYEE FREE SPEECH TIED IN KNOTS

From: Sonoran News

“Washington, DC — Federal employees concerned about Trump White House actions face legal constraints on their freedom to protest, according to ethics warnings posted…

ONE WAY YOU CAN HELP FIGHT AGAINST POLITICAL INTERFERENCE IN SCIENCE: TELL US ABOUT IT

From: Union of Concerned Scientists

“You should also consider approaching the official who is responsible for implementing your agency’s scientific integrity policy for advice. Outside…