Press Clips

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


BAYVIEW HUNTERS POINT RESIDENTS SUE U.S. NAVY CONTRACTOR OVER DATA FALSIFICATION

From: San Francisco Examiner

"For more than a decade, Bayview community activists have called on local and state leaders to address environmental and health concerns impacting a largely…

RUMORED NPS PERSONNEL MOVES REMINISCENT OF PAST ATTEMPTS TO EXERT POLITICAL WILL ON AGENCY

From: National Parks Traveler

"President Trump reportedly favors chaos as a managerial tool, and proposed personnel changes at the National Park Service not only would insert that element…

YELLOWSTONE SUPERINTENDENT COULD BE REASSIGNED UNDER INTERIOR PROPOSAL

From: Yellowstone Insider

"According to the Chronicle, the proposed reassignment comes as a surprise to organizations like the Greater Yellowstone Coalition and Public Employees for…

POTENTIAL PARKS SHAKEUP WOULD MOVE YELLOWSTONE SUPERINTENDENT

From: Bozeman Daily Chronicle

"Jeff Ruch said PEER believes acting National Park Service Director Danny Smith called the six people involved and informed them of the impending transfers.…

PROPOSED SHAKE-UP AT NATIONAL PARK SERVICE COULD MAKE SENIOR LEADERS HIT THE ROAD

From: The Washington Post

"These multiple moves resemble a purge and have no apparent management motivation other than to marginalize and disrupt,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director…

OFFICIALS CALL FOR INVESTIGATION OF ALLEGED RADIOACTIVE SOIL AT PITTSBURG LANDFILL

From: East Bay Times

"The report uses terms you don’t usually see in bureaucratic transmissions — falsification, fraudulence — very strong language,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director…

SUPE CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION OF POSSIBLE RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS AT KELLER CANYON LANDFILL

From: SF Gate

"Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover is calling for an investigation of allegations that radioactive materials from San Francisco might have been deposited at…

ENVIRONMENT FIRM ACCUSED OF FRAUD IN HUNTERS POINT FIRES BACK IN DEFENSE

From: San Francisco Chronicle

"While there has been wild speculation regarding the data collected at the site, we believe that any concerns can be directly addressed by actually retesting…

TETRA TECH STANDS BY HUNTERS POINT RADIATION DATA

From: NBC Bay Area

""Independent retesting is a critical element of the Navy's Hunters Point re-evaluation workplan,” Navy cleanup coordinator Derek Robinson wrote in an email to NBC…

DUNES ACTION ASKS PROSECUTOR TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGED PAVILION VIOLATIONS

From: Chesterton Tribune

"On Wednesday, April 18, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and Dunes Action jointly reported two apparent violations of Indiana Code…