Press Clips

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


LABOR ACTIVIST WHO CHOSE TO WORK WITHIN THE SYSTEM IS OUTSIDER ONCE MORE, AND AGAIN CRUSADING FOR JOB SAFETY

From: Fair Warning

"Brown’s report was the basis of a complaint that the watchdog group PEER, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, filed in February with the U.S. Occupational…

INDEPENDENT TEST RESULTS SET OFF COMMUNITYWIDE FRUSTRATION

From: The Malibu Times

"Some classrooms contain caulk consisting of up to “one-third” cancer-causing carcinogens known as PCBs, according to independent testing funded by MU and Public…

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY GIVES B.L. ENGLAND POWER PLANT ANOTHER LEASE ON LIFE

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe, the New Jersey director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, questioned whether the latest consent decree violated the state’s commitments…

CONTAMINANTS IN WATER AFFECT GLOUCESTER COUNTY FAMILIES

From: Philly.com

"Bill Wolfe, director of NJ Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the institute's maximum contaminant levels would serve a larger purpose, requiring…

INDEPENDENT TESTS FIND "ALARMING AMOUNT" OF CARCINOGENS IN MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: NBC Los Angeles

"Malibu Unites and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said in statement Thursday they have submitted independent test results to the EPA that indicate…

EDITORIAL: APATHY KILLING BARNEGAT BAY

From: Asbury Park Press

"Under Gov. Chris Christie’s administration, the environment always takes a back seat — a distant one — to protecting business and development interests.

That’s…

STATE, ENVIRONMENTALISTS CLASH OVER NEW RULES FOR WATER QUALITY

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe, New Jersey director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (NJPEER), said the DEP’s proposed new approach fails to consider the ecological…

REPORT: TOXICITY LEVELS AT MALIBU SCHOOLS HIGHER THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

From: CBS Los Angeles

"A report from BC Laboratories dated July 7 (PDF)shows independent testing conducted by parents and teachers found samples of contaminated caulking and PCBs at…

REPORT: BARNEGAT BAY IS IN 'SIGNIFICANT ECOLOGICAL DECLINE'

From: Patch

"“This study conclusively documents that Barnegat Bay is in deep trouble and may be spiraling to a point of ecological no return,” said Bill Wolfe, an environmental activist…

NEW JERSEY SAYS 'MEA CULPA' ON SANDY AID

From: WNYC

"Based on a thorough review of the internal scoring spreadsheet the Christie administration used to conduct its rankings — obtained by the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees…