Press Clips

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


COMPLAINT ALLEGES BEAR HUNTERS CRIMINALLY HARASSING WOLVES IN WISCONSIN, VIOLATING ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT

From: Wisconsin Gazette

“Hunters unleashing packs of dogs to tree bears in Wisconsin woods are criminally harassing gray wolves in violation of the Endangered Species Act, according…

LEAKED PARKS DEPARTMENT MEMO RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT THE NRA'S RELATIONSHIP WITH THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT

From: The Trace

“NPS officials were later ordered to not voice their issues to Congress, according to Jeff Ruch, the executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

TRUMP TEAM BLOCKS CRITICISM OF BILL ALLOWING HUNTERS TO MASSACRE BEAR CUBS

From: New York Magazine

“Ruch said it was his understanding that the “C.H.” stands for Casey Hammond — an Interior political appointee and former House Natural Resources Committee staffer…

REPORT: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION MUZZLES NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

From: Newsmax

“As well, park agency officials were told they could not repeat their concerns to Congress, Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

PUBLIC LANDS: WHITE HOUSE SOUGHT TO SILENCE NPS CONCERN OVER BILL

From: Greenwire

“Agency officials were told they could not repeat their concerns to Congress, according to Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

VERN BUCHANAN GOES TO BAT FOR FLORIDA PANTHER HABITAT

From: Sunshine State News

“Noting there are less than 250 Florida panthers left, Buchanan called on the federal government to continue its current efforts instead of removing them from…

WSU DISAVOWAL OF RESEARCHER RUINS CREDIBILITY

From: Daily Evergreen

““In 2013, Wielgus was selected as lead researcher for a legislature-sponsored study on livestock and wolf interaction,” Carlesco said, “and his research showed…

EXCLUSIVE: TRUMP TEAM GOES TO BAT FOR NRA-BACKED BILL, DELETING PARK SERVICE CONCERNS

From: Sacramento Bee

“Agency officials were told they could not repeat their concerns to Congress, according to Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS CLAIM 'TRUMP POLITICAL OPERATIVE' IS CENSORING NPS

From: The Daily Caller

“The environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is claiming a “junior Trump political operative” is sabotaging the National…

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT, KEY HOUSE REPUBLICANS MANEUVER TO OPEN NATIONAL PARK SERVICE LANDS TO AERIAL GUNNING OF GRIZZLY BEARS

From: Wisconsin Gazette

“Today, the Sacramento Bee’s Stuart Leavenworth broke the story that Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) had obtained a leaked memo that…