Press Clips

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


NEW DATA RELEASED ON VIOLENT THREATS TO FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

From: High Country News

"There’s a long history of violence toward federal public lands officers, as was evident in the results of last year’s High Country News investigation on the…

US CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD CONTROVERSY CONTINUES

From: Chemistry World

"Porfiri’s October 2014 lawsuit against the CSB alleges various incidents of discrimination and failure to accommodate his injuries that resulted from an April…

A GRAND TALE OF INTRIGUE IN A VERY SMALL PALACE

From: The Washington Post

"The new interim chairman — who stepped into the job with the support of one of the two remaining members — ordered the managing director and general counsel…

SELFIE SEEKERS PUTTING ANIMALS (AND SELVES) AT RISK

From: The Wildlife

"As a result of more people going in the springs, manatee molestings are on the rise, says PEER [Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility] staff counsel…

CSB MEMBER DEFENDS VOTE THAT MADE HIM INTERIM EXEC

From: Safety and Health Magazine

"However, the nonprofit organization Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility claims the vote delegating Engler’s new authority was not valid,…

CHAOS AND COUP AT CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD

From: AllGov

"The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB), which investigates industrial chemical accidents at refineries, factories, and other facilities, has experienced…

MIGRATORY BIRD PROTECTION, A CRACK IN THE ARMOR: THE CASE OF THE DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT

From:  Avian Conservation and Ecology 

"The legal challenge to this action was filed in 2015 by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, along with private citizens, several…

MALIBU LAWSUIT CLEARS SMMUSD CHALLENGE

From: Santa Monica Daily Press

"U.S. District Court Judge Percy Anderson denied a request by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District to dismiss the suit, which was filed in…

JUDGE CANCELS ORAL ARGUMENTS IN PCB LAWSUIT

From: Malibu Surfside News

"The motion to dismiss the case was filed by the District’s attorneys back in early May, on the heels of the U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson’s decision…

CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD STILL IN DISARRAY

From: Chem.Info

"Washington, D.C.-based group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said this week that two top Chemical Safety Board officials — Managing Director Daniel…