Press Clips

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


U.S. EPA FORCED TO REVIEW TOXIC DUST LIMITS

From: Environment News Service

"The EPA is now legally committed to decide whether to tighten its corrosive dust limits so as to prevent the tragedy that befell the World Trade Center…

EMPLOYEES GROUP: FLORIDA ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER WAS PUNISHED FOR UTTERING “CLIMATE CHANGE.”

From: Palm Beach Post

"Bibler “has fallen through a professional looking glass in a Florida where the words ‘climate change’ may not be uttered, or even worse, written down,” Florida…

FLORIDA REPRIMANDS STATE WORKER FOR VIOLATING CLIMATE-CHANGE GAG ORDER

From: Summit County Citizens Voice

"“Bart Bibler has fallen through a professional looking glass in a Florida where the words ‘climate change’ may not be uttered, or even worse, written…

BLOWING IT BIOLOGIST PUNISHED FOR BLOWING THE WHISTLE ON ENDANGERED SPECIES POLITICS

From: Santa Fe Reporter

"The erosion of safeguards between science and politics began during the Clinton administration and intensified throughout the George W Bush presidency, says…

FLORIDA MANATEE CENSUS UP 25%, AT RECORD HIGH

From: The Tampa Tribune

"TAMPA — Researchers counted a record number of manatees in Florida’s warm inland waters this winter, with the robust population numbers serving as ammunition…

EDITORIAL: BLM HIDING RECORDS ON BUNDY RANCH STANDOFF

From: Las Vegas Review Journal

"The more a government seeks refuge in secrecy, the less credibility it has with the people it serves...Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

FLORIDA MANATEE POPULATION SHOWS SIGNS OF RECOVERY, MAYBE

From: Business Insider

"ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A record 6,063 manatees were sighted in Florida's coastal waters during February's annual headcount, demonstrating the success of conservation…

THE ARCTIC'S BIG YEAR - SAVE IT NOW OR BE SORRY LATER

From: LA Times

"This year will be pivotal for the Arctic, one of Earth's most extraordinary and threatened regions.The icy top of our planet is suffering effects of climate change more…

FLORIDA TOURISTS ARE SWIMMING WITH MANATEES. THIS GROUP THINKS IT’S HARASSMENT

From: The Washington Post

"Chubby Florida manatees are adorable...Anyone who wants to jump in and give them a big squeeze is in luck at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge...“Swim…

BEHIND-SCENES STRUGGLE SHADOWS SENATE PINELANDS VOTE, PIPELINE PROJECT

From: NJ Spotlight

"The bitter dispute over a proposed natural-gas pipeline through the Pinelands could be decided by the state Senate today, if lawmakers approve Gov. Chris Christie’s…