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Public Lands Critic to Oversee Fish, Wildlife and Parks

From: Environment News Service

"Putting Karen Budd-Falen in this position is like putting Genghis Khan in charge of a day care center,” said PEER Senior Counsel Peter Jenkins, pointing…

FOR FLORIDA PANTHERS, EXTINCTION COMES ON FOUR WHEELS

From: The Revelator

“ “The Florida panther is suffering slow-motion extinction,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, in a recent…

STATE FISH FARMS HAVE OK TO KILL CORMORANTS

From: Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

“The Fish and Wildlife Service is required to assess how depredation orders affect the cormorant's population every five years. A group called…

CATFISH FARMERS FREE TO RESUME WAR AGAINST CORMORANTS

From: Greenwire

“"It's the sort of sloppy science that gets the Fish and Wildlife Service sued regularly," PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch said today of the agency's latest work,…

GROUPS WANT PROTECTIONS RESTORED FOR LOUISIANA BLACK BEAR

From: LA Times

“Some conservationists and environmentalists opposed the move when it was announced. On Thursday, the Washington-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…


News Releases

INTERIOR’S MUSICAL CHAIRS SPIN OUT OF CONTROL

Complaints Mount as Sagebrush Rebel Installed Over Wildlife and Parks

THE WOMAN FROM MONSANTO INSIDE INTERIOR

Former Executive Had Hand in Lifting GMO and Pesticide Bans in Refuges

FEDERAL SHUTDOWN BECOMING A POLLUTERS HOLIDAY

Humans and Wildlife at Risk by End of Critical Monitoring and Pollution Testing

WILDLIFE REFUGES TO ALLOW GM CROPS AND NEONIC INSECTICIDES

Reversal of National Ban Threatens Pollinators and Other Wildlife in Their Refuges

FLAKY GOP BILL FORFEITS MOST FEDERAL WILDLIFE PROTECTIONS

Senate Plan Would Put States in Charge of ESA and National Park & Refuge Wildlife