Press Clips

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


CSB DEFENDS DEPLOYMENT PROCESS, FACES RENEWED CRITICISM AFTER VIRGINIA SCHOOL FIRE

From: Inside OSHA

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has stepped up a months-long investigation of the CSB and pegs the slowdown in new deployments as a…

INACTION AT US CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD CRITICISED

From: Chemistry World

"There have been 19 major industrial accidents in the US since March, but the CSB has not opened any investigations into these incidents, the Washington,…

MALIBU SCHOOL DISTRICT WANTS PARENTS CHARGED FOR STEALING CAULK

From: LAist

"SMMUSD filed to dismiss a suit filed in March by America Unites for Kids and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility...but that request was denied by U.S.…

USDA CANCELED WEBINAR ON BEE-KILLING CHEMICAL

From: Greenwire

"A webinar titled 'Pesticides and Potholes: Understanding the Risks of Neonicotinoid Insecticides to Aquatic Ecosystems in Prairie Canada and Beyond' was supposed…

SCHOOL DISTRICT ALLEGES VANDALISM AT MALIBU HIGH, JUAN CABRILLO

From: Malibu Surfside News

"The letter seems to make a connection between the unauthorized entering of school grounds and recent reports of PCB levels in June, August and September,…

GROUP CRITICIZES CPSC OVER SCUTTLED SYNTHETIC TURF REVIEW

From: Greenwire

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has argued that CPSC has ignored examples of synthetic turf products being marketed for use by children, including…

THE TURF WAR

From: ESPN

"Jeff Ruch is a lawyer with PEER, a Washington, DC based group working on environmental issues. 'It was a solution to a solid waste problem that had a public health…

FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS LOOKING INTO CHEMISTRY CLASS FIRE AT WOODSON HIGH SCHOOL

From: NBC Washington

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) -- an organization representing federal environmental agency employees -- said the Chemical Safety…

ACCIDENTAL FIRE AT WOODSON HIGH SCHOOL IN FAIRFAX

From: WNEW-FM

"WNEW's Jim McKay on what the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility are saying..."

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U.S. REP TED LIEU ADDED TO MALIBU SCHOOLS' PCB SAGA

From: Malibu Surfside News

"The Malibu-based advocacy group and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility have also revealed that a large and growing number of teachers…