Press Clips

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


BOCA WHISTLE-BLOWER CASE SETTLED BEFORE GOING TO TRIAL

From: Palm Beach Post

"A whistle-blower case, which accused the City of Boca Raton of firing a longtime worker for reporting water safety violations to state agencies, was settled before…

OTHER VIEW: GREATER CARE REQUIRED FOR EFFIGY MOUNDS

From: LaCrosse Tribune

"There aren’t many tourist attractions that date back to 500 B.C. Just a fraction of those that do are here in the United States. We’re lucky to have one of these…

FORMER BOCA EMPLOYEE'S WHISTLEBLOWER STATUS GOES ON TRIAL

From: Sun Sentinel

"How Boca Raton resolved complaints about the quality of city water is about to go in front of a jury on Tuesday...."It's one of — if not the — most compelling whistleblower…

CHRISTIE MOVES TO REPLACE PINELANDS COMMISSIONERS

From: Asbury Park Press

"Another pipeline critic, Bill Wolfe of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the move to get rid of Green shows the pressure on commissioners.…

EFFIGY MOUNDS DOCUMENTS RELEASED, GROUP CALLS FOR REMOVAL OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES

From: The Clayton County Register

"After nearly eight months of waiting, the Friends of Effigy Mounds and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) recently received…

BATTLE OVER BOCA RATON DRINKING WATER SAFETY HEADS TO COURT

From: My Palm Beach Post

"A long-running dispute about the quality of the water delivered to 128,000 people who live in and around Palm Beach County’s second largest city was settled…

IS CALIFORNIA KEEPING PEOPLE SAFE AT WORK? LABOR ADVOCATES SAY NO

From: Science Blogs

"In February, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a formal complaintwith federal OSHA about Cal/OSHA’s lack of staffing, basing its complaint…

TEACHER GROUP OBJECTS TO CLEANUP PLAN

From: The Malibu Times

"The group “Concerned Malibu/ Cabrillo Teachers,” comprised of 29 teachers and staff of the affected schools, wrote a letter to the EPA asking that they reject…

NO CHARGES WILL BE FILED OVER UNAUTHORIZED IMPROVEMENTS AT EFFIGY MOUNDS

From: Radio Iowa

"The U.S. Attorney General’s Office in Cedar Rapids has chosen not to press charges even though documents released by the National Parks Service show officials at Effigy…

LACK OF CHARGES IN SACRED SITE DAMAGE UPSETS SOME

From: The Washington Post

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said prosecutors should provide more of an explanation because their inaction…