Press Clips

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


WASHINGTON UPDATE: THE CASE AGAINST THE 'SAFETY CASE'

From: Safety and Health

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington-based alliance of local, state and federal resource professionals, suggests that NIOSH’s action…

OFFICIALS ON PEACE BRIDGE PROJECT SHOULD BE INFORMING, NOT DECEIVING, THE PUBLIC

From: The Buffalo News

"It is especially startling that Lehman made these comments in a public meeting that, although little noticed, is routinely recorded. The recording was obtained…

GROUPS TO SUE SMMUSD DESPITE EPA DEEMING MALIBU SCHOOLS SAFE

From: Santa Monica Mirror

"The advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) stated on Aug. 19 the notice to sue was filed on behalf of teachers. Also joining…

CINDY CRAWFORD PULLS KIDS OUT OF MALIBU SCHOOL OVER TOXIN CONCERNS

From: Mother Nature Network

"Even more troubling is the district's decision to leave the contaminated caulk in place for as long as 15 years. According to the report, one classroom…

MALIBU UNITES ANNOUNCES PLANS TO SUE SANTA MONICA-MALIBU SCHOOL DISTRICT

From: The Malibu Times

"Malibu Unites, a nonprofit group comprised of Malibu parents bent on removal of all toxic materials from Malibu schools, together with Public Employees for Environmental…

MALIBU PARENTS, TEACHERS PLAN TO SUE OVER TOXIC CLASSROOMS

From: Environment News Service

"The teachers are represented by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, and the Vititoe Law Group represents Malibu Unites, a nonprofit…

GROUP SAYS FLORIDA'S MAJOR WASTEWATER VIOLATORS GO UNPUNISHED

From: WGCU

"The Florida chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) said many Clean Water Act violations are inciting little or no enforcement action from state…

OFFICIAL’S TAKE ON PEACE BRIDGE PROMPTS ETHICS COMPLAINTS

From: The Buffalo News

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility released the recordings to The Buffalo News in early August. Hoyt and Lehman’s comments upset the Council,…

9 INVESTIGATES CLAIMS THAT DEP'S PROTECTION OF ENVIRONMENT ON THE DECLINE

From: WFTV 9

"According to a study by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Florida’s DEP has issued fewer civil penalties and undertaken fewer enforcement actions in the…

PARK SERVICE SETTLES WHISTLE-BLOWER APPEAL

From: The Des Moines Register

"Generally, the only time they act is when there is public embarrassment,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…