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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK GETS NEW SUPERINTENDENT IN TRUMP SHUFFLE

From: SFGate

“The acting director of the National Park Service was shuffled out of his job Wednesday, reassigned to head Yosemite National Park while being replaced with a retired parks…

HOW STRONG IS THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT'S ETHICAL POLICY?

From: National Parks Traveler

“Not long after he took office, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reminded his employees of their ethical obligations, and said "I intend to make holding one…

WIRE THE WILDERNESS? AS CELL SERVICE EXPANDS, NATIONAL PARKS BECOME THE LATEST DIGITAL BATTLEGROUNDS

From: Merced Sun Star

“PEER, which has asked the Interior Department’s Inspector General to investigate, said that Yosemite is “violation of both federal laws and agency policies” by…

CELLULAR SACRAMENTO: VERIZON DEAL WILL BRING 5G NETWORK TO THE CAPITAL CITY- BUT AT WHAT COST?

From: Sacramento News & Review

“Based on information PEER says it discovered through Freedom of Information Act requests, its members are asking the inspector general to investigate…

GROUP CRIES FOUL OVER CELL SERVICE EXPANSION IN NATIONAL PARKS

From: Courthouse News

““Not only is this a helluva way to run a railroad, but Yosemite does not even know who owns the trains,” Jeff Ruch, executive director of PEER, said. He said…


News Releases

SETTLEMENT LIMITS OFF-ROAD VEHICLE ROUTES FOR INYO COUNTY’S ADVENTURE TRAILS

BISHOP, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Inyo County today settled a lawsuit on the so-called “Adventure Trails” pilot project, limiting…

SCHOOL DISTRICT’S OWN TESTS SHOW SHOCKING PCB LEVELS

Highly Toxic Classrooms Still Occupied with No Abatement Date Slated

FEDERAL LAWSUIT TO FORCE TOXIC CLEANUP OF MALIBU SCHOOLS

Immediate Removal of PCBs above Legal Limits and School-Wide Testing Sought

LAWSUIT FILED ON INYO COUNTY'S ADVENTURE TRAILS

Ill-conceived Plan Would Turn Owens Valley Into Noisy, Polluted ORV Playground

FEDERAL FUNDS FOR DROUGHT-STRICKEN FISH SIPHONED BY IRRIGATORS

Klamath Contracts Worsen Drought Conditions by Pumping More Groundwater