Press Clips

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


PARK RANGER FORCE CONTINUES SHRIVELING AS VISITATION SWELLS

From: Sonoran News

“The number of rangers protecting our national parks and their visitors is steadily shrinking even as new parks are added and the number of park visitors balloons…

COLORADO CONGRESSMEN WANT BLM OFFICE OUT WEST

From: Santa Fe New Mexican

“Jeff Ruch, executive director of the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the idea of moving BLM’s headquarters “seems…

NEARLY YEAR AFTER ATTACK, APPROVAL FOR RACE IN VALLES CALDERA DRAWS CRITICISM

From: Santa Fe New Mexican

““How many more people need [to] be mauled for these clueless officials to conclude this is a bad idea?” Jeff Ruch, the group’s executive director, said in…

EPA EMPLOYEES, UNIONS AND SCIENTISTS UPSET AT SCIENCE BOARD FIRINGS

From: Government Executive

“The nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility heard from numerous EPA employees who spoke anonymously, having already received an all-staff…

CELL PHONE TOWERS IN THE BACKCOUNTRY ROB US OF WILDERNESS

From: San Francisco Chronicle

“...my enthusiasm dimmed when a government watchdog group revealed that the proposed construction of new communication towers in and near the park would…

PEER: THE THIN GREEN LINE PATROLLING NATIONAL PARKS IS IN DANGER OF SNAPPING

From: Los Alamos Daily Post

“The number of rangers protecting the national parks and their visitors is steadily shrinking even as new parks are added and the number of park visitors…

WASHINGTON: RESEARCHER CLEARED OF LOBBYING ACCUSATIONS IN WOLF CASE

From: Greenwire

“The professor's lawyer, Adam Carlesco of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said he takes issue with the state resources misuse charge."

HOW WILL INTERIOR RESPOND TO YELLOWSTONE HARASSMENT?

From: High Country News

“Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, thinks sexual harassment is a symptom of a larger dysfunction at national…

WSU WOLF RESEARCHER APPEARS TO BE PARTLY CLEARED OF MISCONDUCT

From: The Spokesman Review

“The WSU report findings did not mention Wielgus by name, but his attorney, Adam Carlesco of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the item…

WSU HAS LIKELY CLEARED THE INSTITUTION'S CONTROVERSIAL WOLF RESEARCHER OF MISCONDUCT

From: Pullman Radio

“An internal investigation of Washington State University’s controversial wolf researcher has apparently cleared the professor of any misconduct."