Press Clips

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


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…

FEDS SAY MALIBU HIGH NOT A FORMER MILITARY SITE

From: The Malibu Times

"The Army Corps launched an investigation into claims made by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) in February, when attorneys wrote a letter…

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…

NJ MUST ACT ON BAY REPORT, WATCHDOG GROUP SAYS

From: Asbury Park Press

"“This is amazing that DEP won’t release the study when it’s been in a peer-reviewed journal,” Bill Wolfe of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

STATE REVISES SANDY FUND FOR BACKUP GENERATORS, AFTER LENGTHY REVIEW

From: NJ Spotlight

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

WHISTLEBLOWER: NATIVE AMERICAN HUMAN REMAINS MISHANDLED BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

From: MyNews 4

"A document prepared by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, (PEER), outlines instances of the bureau failing to catalog human remains and artifacts…

PA. WON'T TRY CONTROVERSIAL MINEFILL REPORT AUTHOR

From: Times News

"In December 2010, Gadinski and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility asked the state auditor general's office to do a performance audit to determine…