Press Clips

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


THE RECORD: PINELANDS' POLITICS

From: NorthJersey.com

""It is a shame that the protections of the Pinelands and the independence of the Pinelands Commission must be sacrificed for the political ambitions of scandal-plagued…

CRITICS: STATE’S DISASTER-RISK ASSESSMENT LACKS SPECIFIC COURSE OF ACTION

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe of the NJ Chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the plan failed to adequately address the growing hazards of river flooding…

NEARLY TWO DOZEN NATIONAL PARK SITES BAN PLASTIC WATER BOTTLE SALES

From: The Wilderness Society

"Disposable plastic water bottles are the largest single contributor to trash in America's national parks, making up one-third of their solid waste on average,…

CHRISTIE VETOES MINUTES OF PINELANDS COMMISSION, SLAMS 5 PERCENT RAISE FOR STAFF

From: NJ Spotlight

"“This is round one in laying the political groundwork to replace commissioners and reverse the pipeline rejection,’’ said Bill Wolfe, New Jersey director of the…

CHRISTIE BLOCKS RAISE FOR PINELANDS PANEL STAFF

From: NorthJersey.com

"Governor Christie has rejected a pay increase for the staff of the South Jersey-based Pinelands Commission, a move he said protects funds for land preservation…

PENTAGON INSPECTOR GENERAL MOVING TO SHUT DOWN KEY WHISTLEBLOWER ADVOCATE IN WASHINGTON

From: The Dissenter

"Before 2004, he was the general counsel for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and argued a case before the First Circuit Court of Appeals…

25 YEARS LATER, EXXON IS STILL IN COURT OVER SPILL

From: The Cordova Times

"The big issue, contends Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, is the impact that spill continues to have on Alaska's fish, wildlife and environment.…

FORMER TOP CAL/OSHA OFFICIAL CLAIMS AGENCY FUNDS MISSPENT OR UNSPENT

From: Southern California Public Radio

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a whistleblower group Brown is associated with, filed a complaint based on his report…

GROUPS PLAN TO SUE OVER AGENCY NEGLIGENCE ON DESERT TORTOISE, OTHER WILDLIFE

From: KCET

"Groups planning to join the Sierra Club in suing the BLM are the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, and Desert Survivors."

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS ZERO IN ON BLM REPORT FAILURE

From: Redlands Daily Facts

"“Without accurate monitoring results and reporting, there is no way to evaluate the harm to endangered species that is occurring and therefore no way to…