Press Clips

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


AS VISITATION SOARS, LAW ENFORCEMENT NUMBERS DROP - REPORT

From: Greenwire

"The number of permanent and seasonal law enforcement rangers at national park units nationwide continues to decline at a time when visitation to national parks is climbing,…

THE NEW CSB

From: Safety + Health

"However, infighting among board members at the small independent agency has led Washington-based nonprofit organization Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

THE PROS AND CONS OF TURF

From: Wilton Bulletin

"According to the nonprofit organization Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the information by which the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission…

WHO WANTS DISPOSABLE PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES IN NATIONAL PARKS?

From: CityLab

"In fact, disposable water bottles alone make up one third of all trash dumped in America’s national parks, according to a survey by the Public Employees for Environmental…

WILL THE CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD SURVIVE?

From: Charleston Gazette

"It’s growing increasingly difficult to see a light at the end of the tunnel that the U.S. Chemical Safety Board finds itself in these days. "

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GOP MONUMENT CRITICISM COULD ENCOURAGE DOMESTIC TERRORISTS-WATCHDOG

From: E&E

"A nonprofit watchdog group today warned that heated rhetoric from Republican members of Congress about a national monument created by the president in southern Nevada could…

CAL-OSHA CHIEF - STATE OSHA'S BUDGET, STAFFING INCREASES SHOULD AMELIORATE FEDS' CONCERNS

From: OSHA Daily

"OSHA's conclusions about the state program -- set out in a formal June 26 response to the complainants, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) --…

EDITORIAL: CHEERS AND JEERS

From: The Gainesville Sun

"A new report by Florida Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility found that the department opened 234 cases in 2014 — as compared to 1,318 in 2010,…

REPORT: FLORIDA ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OPERATING AT LOW LEVELS

From: WGCU

"But, Jerry Phillips is skeptical. He’s the Director of the Florida chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility or PEER. He put together the 2014 report.…

INTERIM CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD HEAD QUICKLY ISSUES NO-BID CONTRACTS

From: Allgov

"Richard Engler, the CSB board member who last month declared himself the “interim executive and administrative authority” at the agency, has authorized nearly $100,000…