Press Clips

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


Violence Against Federal Workers Drops After Trump's Election

From: Boise State Public Radio

“You’ve got a signal now from this administration that has probably calmed down a lot of people,” says Freemuth. “I guess you could say the more vocal…

National Park Service Puts the Brakes on Revised Pavilion Partners Dining Plans

From: Chesterton Tribune

“NPS’ conclusion: “Ultimately, we found the plans have changed enough to require a new review because the Pavilion project no longer appears to be secondary…

Selfie Nation vs. Park Solitude

From: Lone Peak Lookout

“Yellowstone National Park’s decision to close the popular trails to the summit of Mt. Washburn has triggered a backlash from those disappointed by what they…

Feds Promise Human Health Risk Assessment to Measure Harm to Community

From: San Francisco Bay View

“With no evidence-based human health risk data to support its pronouncement, the Navy is the lead voice in a deafening echo chamber of government officials,…

These Birds — and Federal Red Tape — Could Harm Great Lakes Fish Populations

From: Detroit Free Press

“A federal judge's ruling in 2016 halted wildlife management agencies from their practice of killing limited numbers of double-crested cormorants — sleek, black,…

Improved Yellowstone Cell Service On the Way, Despite Objections

From: Yellowstone Insider

“Improved Yellowstone cell service is on the way, as trails are closed to allow the installation of new antennas at the Mount Washburn Fire Lookout — but some…

Yellowstone Park Continues to Improve Cell Service

From: Flathead Beacon

“Bret De Young, the park’s telecommunications chief, said the Verizon Wireless project will improve the speed of wireless service, but won’t go so far as to allow…

Is The Public Being Cut Out of Public-Land Decisions?

From: WyoFile

“Congresswoman Liz Cheney and U.S. Sen. John Barrasso are contributing to an agenda that marginalizes or ignores citizen input on and participation in public land, wildlife…

Could New Software Speed Up FOIA Responses?

From: Government Executive

“The Environmental Protection Agency, for example, recently told one requester that a spike in FOIA inquiries under now-departed Administrator Scott Pruitt…

Yellowstone National Park Continues to Improve Cell Service

From: The News Tribune

“Cellular phone service in Yellowstone National Park will see improvements this summer despite criticism from some that argue increased connectivity takes away…