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Peyton Fleming

Peyton Fleming oversees external communications, media relations, outreach materials and the web site at Ceres. He joined Ceres in fall 2004, after working for six years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's New England Office in Boston.
Peyton Fleming

Senior Director, Strategic Communications

Peyton Fleming oversees external communications, media relations, outreach materials and the web site at Ceres. He joined Ceres in fall 2004, after working for six years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's New England Office in Boston.

Mr. Fleming has an extensive background in journalism, covering the environment, business and various other issues for more than a decade at such newspapers as the Providence Journal and the Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass. He has won several environmental and business reporting awards.

Peyton has a B.A. in Intercultural Studies from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.

Recent Blog Posts

National Geographic

The Quest For Sustainable Corn In Iowa

by Peyton FlemingNational Geographic Posted on Jun 11, 2014

As a new Ceres report released yesterday makes clear, there’s a hitch to the corn sector’s prodigious expansion: It is not sustainable, especially in regard to water quality and water use impacts, and the escalating ripples from climate change.

National Geographic

Insatiable Thirst? The Fracking/Water Collision in South Texas

by Peyton FlemingNational Geographic Posted on Feb 07, 2014

Fifty miles south of San Antonio on Route 181, signs of the hydraulic fracturing boom taking place in the Eagle Ford Basin are everywhere. New hotels are popping up. Trucks endlessly barrel down roads. Restaurants can’t find enough workers.

National Geographic

The Fracker’s Quest: More Water

by Peyton FlemingNational Geographic Posted on Jun 17, 2013

Hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking) has recast the U.S.’s energy future, but it’s also shining a light on fragile water supplies, which could crimp the industry’s growth.

Ceres

Squeezing Blood From the Desert: The West Grapples With Less Water

by Peyton Fleming, Senior Director, Strategic Communications Ceres Posted on Oct 23, 2012

No matter the place - California's Central Valley, southern Nevada, the Colorado River, the Southern Plains - water is harder to find across much of the West.

Ceres

Finding Water Where It Ain't

by Peyton Fleming, Senior Director, Strategic Communications Ceres Posted on Oct 19, 2012

West Texas is on the front lines of a changing climate, and scarce water is the most obvious symptom. Everyone - ranchers, farmers, water engineers - is talking about it.