Press Clips

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


PCB CLEANUP A DIVISIVE ISSUE AS SCHOOL BEGINS

From: The Malibu Times

"America Unites is working closely with PEER, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, to push for testing of all caulk in the school, a step…

EFFIGY MOUNDS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ADDRESS "SERIOUS MISMANAGEMENT REPORT" RECENTLY MADE PUBLIC

From: The Waukon Standard

"Most recently, an unofficial report that was completed in April of 2014 entitled “Serious Mismanagement Report” was released to the public earlier this…

EVERGLADES PYTHON HUNT A PUBLICITY STUNT?

From: Polkoutdoors.com

"The recently announced “Python Challenge” organized by the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida is coming under attack from Public Employees for Environmental…

BOWFISHING TOURNAMENT IN MISSISSIPPI RIVER DRAWS COMPLAINTS

From: ABC News

"Mason and a national watchdog group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, argue that the tournament blatantly violated the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

SKEPTICISM ARRIVES WITH CAULK REMOVAL AT MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: Malibu Surfside News

"SMMUSD spokeswoman Gail Pinsker confirmed that Lyon’s statement means the district regards the PCB contamination issue at the schools as “resolved,…

INVASIVE SPECIES: WATCHDOG GROUP BLASTS PLAN TO HUNT PYTHONS IN EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

From: Greenwire

"The National Park Service plan to allow hunters to kill invasive pythons in limited sections of Everglades National Park is likely illegal and could set a bad…

PLAN TO OPEN EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK TO PYTHON HUNT CONDEMNED BY PEER

From: National Parks Traveler

"A plan to open Everglades National Park up to the "Python Challenge" early next year is both wrong and probably illegal, according to Public Employees…

CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD NOW FUNCTIONING WITH FOUR MEMBERS

From: Government Executive

"Jeff Ruch, the executive director of the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and a frequent critic of the CSB, told Government…

TOXICS - GROUP CRIES FOUL OVER CHANGES TO EPA GUIDANCE ON PCBS

From: Greenwire

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility -- which is spearheading a lawsuit over PCBs against a California school system -- contends that EPA's recent…

ARCTIC DRILLING - SHELL EXPLORATION APPROVED FOR ONE WELL

From: The Cordova Times

"The watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility earlier in August filed a lawsuit against federal offshore drilling regulators, demanding…