Press Clips

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


EPA CONTRACT FREEZE, MEDIA BLACKOUT LEAVES STATES CONFUSED

From: Philadelphia Tribune

"The executive director for the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Jeff Ruch, said the Trump orders go beyond what has occurred…

TRUMP SPARKS FEARS OF WAR ON SCIENCE

From: The Hill

"“We asked some environmental employees and one said, 'We're in the clown car to crazy town,'" said Jeff Ruch, the executive director of the group Public Employees for…

SCIENTISTS BRACING FOR BATTLES WITH TRUMP OVER CLIMATE CHANGE

From: Yahoo News

""We asked some environmental employees and one said, 'We're in the clown car to crazy town,'" said Jeff Ruch, the executive director of the group Public Employees…

THE BIG FREEZE: WHAT TRUMP'S HIRING SUSPENSION MEANS FOR PUBLIC LANDS

From: Men's Journal

"According to a PEER survey, the BLM, part of the Department of Interior, cannot even keep pace with its current permit responsibilities."

Read More … | Jan 27, 2017 | Tags: BLM, DOI, EPA, NWR, Trump

SNARKY TWITTER ACTIVISTS, FEARFUL FEDS WAGE WAR ON TRUMP

From: Greenwire

"Feeling under fire from the new administration, federal workers, greens and former Obama officials are mounting their opposition movement using social media, leaks…

TRUMP'S HIRING FREEZE WILL DEVASTATE OUR NATIONAL PARKS

From: Motherboard

"“The Parks Service workforce is lower than it’s been in 20 years, but every measure of workload is significantly higher than it’s been in years,” Jeff Ruch, executive…

CAN TRUMP EVEN BUILD THE DAPL DURING A HIRING FREEZE?

From: Motherboard

"“A central plank of Trump’s energy plan is expanding energy from federal lands. But agencies that manage these lands are shrinking even as workloads expand. There…

FEDERAL HIRING FREEZE COULD AFFECT HUNDREDS OF JOBS IN NEW MEXICO

From: Santa Fe New Mexican

"“This freeze means that the thin green line protecting America’s natural resources will get thinner and, in some places, it will snap,” Jeff Ruch, director…

FEDERAL HIRING FREEZE HITS WESTERN LAND AGENCIES

From: High Country News

" A recent survey from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility showed that staffers at the Bureau of Land Management, where oil and gas exploration…

SCIENTISTS ARE TAKING THEIR FIGHT AGAINST TRUMP'S CLIMATE CHANGE DENIAL TO THE STREETS OF DC

From: Fusion

"“From what we can tell, the cloud of Mordor is descending across the federal service,” Jeff Ruch, executive director for the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility"