Press Clips

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


EIGHT YEARS AFTER EXXON SETTLEMENT, SOME SEEK $100 MILLION FROM 'REOPENER' CLAUSE

From: Alaska Dispatch

"Monday marked the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and questions still linger over whether Alaskans received their fair share from the settlement.

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LOCAL RESEARCHER IS SHINING A LIGHT ON FIREFLIES

From: Taunton Gazette

"But an Easton-based environmentalist said despite what mosquito control specialists or pesticide producers might say, sumithrin does kill fireflies in flight…

WATCHDOG: CHRIS CHRISTIE'S POST-SANDY PROPOSAL FOR FEDERAL FUNDS IS "A CONTRADICTORY MESS"

From: Mother Jones

"But having reviewed the plan, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a non-profit environmental watchdog group, is calling for FEMA to require…

MALIBU HIGH SCHOOL PARENTS DEMAND A ROLE IN TOXINS TESTING AND CLEANUP

From: LA Weekly

"Reiterating their distrust toward the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, and pressing hard for new toxins testing at Malibu High School, 50 parents and students…

CHRIS CHRISTIE'S STATE AGENCIES ARE WORRIED ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE, EVEN IF HE ISN'T

From: The Huffington Post

"The fact that the state's plan even acknowledges climate change at all might be a surprise to some Christie watchers. But some environmentalists in the state…

CANCER SCARE AT MALIBU HIGH TURNS MESSY

From: LA Weekly

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a nationwide activist group, has stepped in, suggesting on its website that contaminants such as PCBs (polychlorinated…

NEW GROUP PUSHES FOR ENVIRO SAFETY AT MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: The Malibu Times

"A group of disaffected parents and community stakeholders has launched a new independent group, Malibu Unites, in an effort to push for further public transparency…

NANTUCKET SOUND WIND FARM CHALLENGE RESOLVED

From: Courthouse News Service

"Environmental groups like Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility accused the agencies of having violated the Endangered Species Act, the Migratory…

MALIBU HIGH SCHOOL SOIL WILL BE TESTED FOR CONTAMINANTS

From: Southern California Public Radio

"“It’s a big deal that they have committed to that. What exactly they mean by that and what they would consider comprehensive and a lot of details…

COURT UPHOLDS FIRST U.S. OFFSHORE WIND FARM PERMIT

From: Environment News Service

"The four legal challenges to the Cape Wind offshore wind farm decided today were filed in 2010 by Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, the Town of Barnstable,…