Press Clips

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


GRAND CANYON REMAINS OPEN, BLUNTING BIGGEST HIT OF GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

From: Cronkite News

““They are making it up on the fly,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. “Try to keep as much open as possible,…

HOW STRONG IS THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT'S ETHICAL POLICY?

From: National Parks Traveler

“Not long after he took office, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reminded his employees of their ethical obligations, and said "I intend to make holding one…

BUNDY COURT DECISION DIDN'T OK ILLEGAL GRAZING

From: The Wildlife News

““The feds shouldn’t avoid the chance now to ensure that some justice is served to the American public that is being robbed by this family. Gold Butte and the…

GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION IN THE DARK

From: Government Information Watch

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility is suing the Office of Management and Budget for the submissions made by the public in response…

BUNDY VOWS STANDOFF IF BLM TRIES TO SEIZE CATTLE

From: Greenwire

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and WildEarth Guardians also urged Zinke to seize the Bundy cattle."

TRUMP DECISION FOR DEPUTY DOI DIRECTOR ATTRACTS HEAT

From: Kaplan Herald

“"It is disturbing but perhaps indicative that the Trump people would resurrect a political hatchet man to take the helm at the National Park Service. In the Snyder-gate…

FOUR DECISIONS IN THREE WEEKS: HOW TRUMP IS TRANSFORMING ALASKA

From: Alaska Public Media

“Finally, at the end of 2017, Congress allowed an excise tax collected on American oil to expire, which goes into a government trust used for oil spill cleanup…

WHITE HOUSE SUED OVER 'CLOAKED' AGENCY REORGANIZATION PROPOSALS

From: Government Executive

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility is suing the Office of Management and Budget for the submissions made by the public in response to an executive…

WATCHDOG SUES FOR REORGANIZATION COMMENTS

From: Greenwire

“The six-page complaint from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, alleges that OMB has refused…

FOR FLORIDA PANTHERS, EXTINCTION COMES ON FOUR WHEELS

From: The Revelator

“ “The Florida panther is suffering slow-motion extinction,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, in a recent…