Press Clips

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


STEWARDS OF FEDERAL LANDS FEEL THREATENED SURVEY SHOWS

From: Yahoo News

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a nonprofit that represents government staff, released the results of the survey on Feb. 2. The group gathered…

HIRING FREEZE SPARKS WORRIES AT SCIENCE AGENCIES

From: EOS Earth & Space Science News

“Trump’s hiring freeze is different, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a Washington,…

REVISITING MALHEUR, ONE YEAR AFTER THE OCCUPATION

From: High Country News

“It’s a system that’s under greater and greater stress,” says Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which…

STEWARDS OF FEDERAL LANDS FEEL THREATENED, SURVEY SHOWS

From: Live Science

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a nonprofit that represents government staff, released the results of the survey on Feb. 2. The group gathered…

EPA SCIENTISTS WORRY THEIR NEW BOSS DOESN'T WANT SCIENCE

From: Wired

"Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney general, is probably going to be the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. The full Senate will almost certainly vote to confirm…

FOREST SERVICE ON HOLD FOR HIRING SEASONS FIREFIGHTERS, TRAIL CREWS

From: The Spokesman Review

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the sweeping language of the order left it difficult to interpret.…

LISTEN: PEER’S JEFF RUCH ON THE SOJOURNER TRUTH RADIO SHOW

From: The Sojourner Truth Radio Show

"Ruch and show host Margaret Prescott discussed President Donald Trump’s censorship of government agency social media accounts. PEER is following…

PEER PRESSURE PROTECTS US GOVT EMPLOYEES

From: Maximpact Blog

"PEER allows public servants to work as “anonymous activists” so that agencies must confront the message, rather than the messenger, says PEER Executive Director…

NOW YELLOWSTONE AND GLACIER HAVE ALT TWITTER ACCOUNTS, TOO

From: Greenwire

""These alternative accounts have tapped into a current that the rest of us dream of," said Kirsten Stade, advocacy director for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility"

REFUGE MANAGERS STILL HAUNTED BY ORE. STANDOFF

From: Greenwire

"Nearly two-thirds of the 104 refuge managers who responded to the survey from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, say they feel visitors to…