Press Clips

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


LIKE ALL NPS SITES, USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL NEEDS PROPER CARE

From: The Daily Times

"The nonprofit group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility had obtained a September 2013 Park Service report under the Freedom of Information…

WILDLIFE OFFICIALS FEAR TOURISTS ARE LOVING MANATEES TO DEATH

From: TakePart

"'It’s the Wild West out there,' said Jeff Ruch, executive director at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."

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THIS SCIENTIST UNCOVERED PROBLEMS WITH PESTICIDES. THEN, THE GOVERNMENT STARTED TO MAKE HIS LIFE MISERABLE.

From: Mother Jones

"Lundgren, who is currently not authorized to speak to the media, has released a detailed rebuttal of those charges in a document put together by Public Employees…

RANCHERS DENIED THE DROUGHT WHILE COLLECTING DROUGHT SUBSIDIES

From: Reveal

"'The livestock industry enjoys heavily subsidized grazing privileges,' said Kirsten Stade of the Washington-based group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.…

MUST PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT & SURFACES COMPLY WITH CPSC LEAD LIMITS FOR CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS?

From: National Law Review

"According to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has decided not to enforce…

EPA INVESTIGATING EXXONMOBIL FOR UNDERSTATING TORRANCE REFINERY RISK

From: Daily Breeze

"For instance, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board that oversees the industry is in a state of disarray and largely unable to function, said Jeff Ruch, executive…

USDA MAY BE SUPPRESSING ANTI-GMO SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY

From: Top Secret Writers

"In October 2015, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) published a news release titled, 'USDA Scientist Punished for Pollinator Research.'"

S.D. RESEARCHER TO RECEIVE CIVIC COURAGE AWARD

From: Argus Leader

"In his complaint to the board, filed by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on his behalf, Lundgren says he was suspended after lodging…

SD SCIENTIST HONORED FOR "CIVIC COURAGE" IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

From: Capital Journal

"A group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, filed a legal challenge on Lundgren’s behalf on Oct. 28."

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PYTHON CHALLENGE ON THE WILD SIDE

From: Florida Today

"Because the hunt is being held in Everglades National Park, it has drawn strong criticism from PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility)."