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TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN: CELL PHONE COVERAGE

by | June 19, 2017
From: South Pierce County Dispatch “Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has formally told park officials that cell equipment and increased cell phone use inside the park would clash with peaceful, tranquil wilderness settings. The companies’ application should ...

TRUMP’S FEDERAL HIRING FREEZE MAKES AMERICA LESS SAFE

by | June 16, 2017
From: New American Journal “According to the union that represents these brave first responders who tend to be top notch people just like the National Park Service rangers they work alongside every day, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the number of Park Police ...

MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES AGAINST POLITICIANS WILL BE TOUGH: HERE’S WHY

by | June 15, 2017
From: Detroit Free Press “”In our view, Flint is the textbook example of the EPA improperly deferring to a state partner,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the group PEER or Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.” Read more . . . Read the PEER story ...

WOLF RESEARCHER PLANS TO SUE WSU OVER FREE SPEECH

by | June 14, 2017
From: King 5 “During the study, Wielgus followed wolves and cattle to track wolf depredations, the term used to refer to injuries or deaths attributed to wolves. He found that 99 percent of ranchers in wolf occupied areas in Washington lose one out of a thousand cattle to wolves. The ...

WATCHDOG ORGANIZATION WORRIES ABOUT SUPERFUND CLEANUPS WITH EPA’S NEW CHIEF

by | June 13, 2017
From: Montana Public Radio “Pruitt is signaling:“That he wants to hurry up and get these sites back into the real estate market regardless of the implications for public health and perhaps for the taxpayer depending upon who ends up getting stuck with the bill,” says Ruch.” ...

THE BUREAUCRAT BEHIND THE CURTAIN

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From: Washington Times “The initial guest list read like a who’s who of the liberal environmental movement: Earthjustice, Public Citizen, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Center for Progressive Reform, Public Employees for Environmental ...