Press Clips

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


EPA OKAYS MORE PERMITS ALLOWING FRACKING WASTE WATER ON RESERVATION

From: Wyoming Public Radio

"An environmental watchdog group says the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest permits violate the Clean Water Act by allowing thousands of gallons of…

A MILLION MILES OF UNFIT PIPELINE ARE ACCIDENTS WAITING TO HAPPEN

From: Epoch Times

"From 2009 to 2013, the agency’s staff spent far more time with the petroleum industry than in the field, according to research by the Public Employees for Environmental…

OUR VIEW: WE DON'T GET NO RESPECT

From: South Coast Today

"Finally, with the release of a report by an MBTA advisory panel appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker, comes the news that MBTA expansion projects will be put on…

EPA COMMITS TO RESPOND IN EARLY 2016 TO PETITION SEEKING TO MAKE THE RCRA CORROSIVITY CHARACTERISTIC 10 TIMES MORE STRINGENT

From: The National Law Review

"On September 8, 2011, an EPA scientist, Dr. Catherine (“Cate”) Jenkins, and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (“PEER”) submitted an…

BOTTLED WATER INDUSTRY URGES NATIONAL PARK SERVICE TO PERMIT BOTTLED-WATER SALES IN PARKS

From: National Parks Traveler

"But for most parks, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, disposable plastic water bottles represent the biggest source of trash…

IN FLORIDA, SHOULD THE MANATEES SWIM ALONE?

From: The Washington Post

"In January, he discontinued kayak tours in Three Sisters because of the swelling crowds. And last month, he joined an intent-to-sue filed by the Public Employees…

WHAT'S THE 'RIGHTFUL PLACE' FOR SCIENCE IN FEDERAL DECISIONS?

From: Harvest Public Media

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a group that helps federal workers become “anonymous activists,” is charging that USDA scientists routinely…

OATH KEEPERS SHOW UP FOR A PUBLIC LANDS DISPUTE IN OREGON

From: High Country News

"Earlier this month, watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released 44 pages of BLM emails and one press statement relating…

PEARL HARBOR CENTER SUPERINTENDENT LEAVING FOR NEW JOB

From: ABC News

"A September 2013 park service report obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the nonprofit group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said park…

WHAT HAPPENED TO OBAMA’S PROMISE TO RESTORE SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY?

From: Independent Science News

"The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has had a new scientific integrity policy since 2013. Despite that policy, the non-profit Public Employees for…