Press Clips

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


WAR IN THE WOODS: GAME WARDENS TAKE ON CARTEL MARIJUANA GROWERS

From: Ammoland

“According to PEER, in 2012 reported assault incidents rose more than 40% in wildlife refuges and in areas patrolled by the U.S. Park Police, and by more than 12% in…

CELL PHONE SERVICE IN ASHFORD-ELBE UPGRADED; RAINIER NEXT?

From: The Dispatch

“Jeff Ruch, the executive director of PEER, said, “The essence of wilderness is escaping the electronic tendrils of civilization. Public lands and resources should…

EPA CHIEF SUED FOR 'SPOUTING DECEPTIVE CLIMATE PSEUDO-SCIENCE'

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

“EPA administrator Scott Pruitt may have to back up his false claims on greenhouse gases and climate change in court. A lawsuit filed April 13 by…

REPUBLICANS SET THEIR SIGHTS ON EPA SCIENCE

From: High Country News

“Kyla Bennett, who worked at the EPA for 10 years as a wetland permit reviewer and today works for the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER),…

U.S. STOPS TRANSFER OF BISON RANGE MANAGEMENT TO TRIBE

From: Post Register

“The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington, D.C.-based environmental advocacy group that opposed a previous attempt in 2010 to share management…

US HALTS PLAN TO TRANSFER MONTANA BISON MANAGEMENT TO TRIBE

From: Bozeman Daily Chronicle

“The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington, D.C.-based environmental advocacy group that opposed a previous attempt in 2010 to…

CLIMATE: WATCHDOG SUES EPA OVER PRUITT'S 'SQUAWK BOX' INTERVIEW

From: Greenwire

“"This lawsuit tells Mr. Pruitt to put or shut up — produce his evidence or stop spouting deceptive climate pseudo-science," said PEER's Adam Carlesco"

ZINKE HALTS PLAN TO TRANSFER NATIONAL BISON RANGE TO TRIBAL CONTROL

From: Ravalli Republic

“A second agreement, from 2008 to 2010, appeared to be working just fine, until Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued the government over lack…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS SUE EPA FOR DATA TO BACK PRUITT'S CLIMATE REMARKS

From: Bloomberg

“Environmentalists sued the EPA on April 13 to provide documents that back Administrator Scott Pruitt’s assertion that human activity isn’t the largest factor driving…

INTERIOR HALTS TRANSFER OF BISON RANGE TO TRIBES

From: Courthouse News

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a lawsuit last year over the transfer of the bison range. The lawsuit claims Fish and Wildlife failed…