Press Clips

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


AMERICA’S UNFAIR RULES OF THE ROAD

From: Slate

"Lehman may have spoken freely at last April’s meeting because she believed none of the opponents to the bridge’s expansion were in attendance. Activists only became aware…

ADMINISTRATION, LAWMAKERS COULD CLASH OVER WHO GETS OPEN-SPACE FUNDING

From: NJ Spotlight

"“As we expected, there were deep cuts in water resources, site remediation, and land-use regulations,"said Bill Wolfe, director of the New Jersey Public Employees…

FOREST SERVICE POSITIONS LIKELY TO SEE HATCHET

From: Asheville Citizen-Times

"The already strapped U.S. Forest Service is facing deep cuts to law enforcement personnel....That reduced rate is predicated not on less crime, said Jeff…

CHRISTIE'S NOMINATION FOR PINELANDS COMMISSION OK'D AS PIPELINE PROJECT LOOMS

From: NJ.com

""I think Mr. Barr's a fine man. He's a good public servant," said Bill Wolfe, head of the state chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. But Wolfe…

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE APPROVES PINELANDS NOMINEE

From: Burlington County Times

"TRENTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Gov. Chris Christie’s controversial nominee to the New Jersey Pinelands Commission."

ENVIRONMENTALISTS PROTEST FOREST SERVICE JOB CUTS

From: Government Executive

"A Forest Service plan to eliminate 133 jobs in law enforcement on federal property prompted an outcry from the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental…

WHISTLEBLOWERS, ACTIVISTS CALL FOR FEDERAL PROBE INTO PEACE BRIDGE ROAD PROJECT

From: The Buffalo News

"In separate letters to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Inspector General, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and the Niagara Gateway…

GROUPS SUE TO BLOCK INYO COUNTY OFF-ROAD PLAN

From: KCET

""A small group of off-roaders has convinced Inyo County supervisors to force this project on unwilling residents, who not only bear the social and environmental impacts,…

POPULAR ATHLETIC FIELD TURF RAISES WORRIES IN NORTH JERSEY

From: North Jersey

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, pointed to 30 or so chemicals “of some concern” in tires. PEER, a non-profit…

ORGANIZATION CHALLENGES ADVENTURE TRAILS IN STATE COURT

From: Sierra Wave

""A small group of off-roaders has convinced Inyo County supervisors to force this project on unwilling residents, who not only bear the social and environmental impacts,…