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

PARK RANGER FORCE CONTINUES SHRIVELING AS VISITATION SWELLS

“The number of rangers protecting our national parks and their visitors is steadily shrinking even as new parks are added and the number of park visitors balloons to new records, according to figures posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).” Read more . . . Read the PEER story
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CELL PHONE TOWERS IN THE BACKCOUNTRY ROB US OF WILDERNESS

From: San Francisco Chronicle “…my enthusiasm dimmed when a government watchdog group revealed that the proposed construction of new communication towers in and near the park would extend cell phone service into thousands of acres of wilderness. The view would be the same, but the experience would no doubt change. A getaway is no escape if...
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PROFESSOR ACCUSES WSU OF VIOLATIONS AFTER HE CRITICIZED CATTLE RANCHER, WOLF PACK REMOVAL

From: The Spokesman Review “Washington State University professor and researcher Robert Wielgus filed a complaint against WSU on Thursday alleging the university has seriously damaged his academic career through the unwarranted use of suppression, condemnation and reprisal after he made remarks critical of a cattle rancher and the state’s subsequent removal of a wolf pack.” Read...
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