Press Clips

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


EXPLAINER: WATER-QUALITY WATCHDOG GETTING READY TO GET BACK TO WORK

From: NJ Spotlight

"New Jersey’s oversight of drinking water is provided by the Drinking Water Quality Institute, a panel of experts that was established by law in the 1980s but which…

SENATE PANEL WANTS BPU TO PICK UP PACE ON DEVELOPING OFFSHORE WIND POWER

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe, executive director of New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, lauded the provision dealing with the cost-benefits analysis. “It…

LAWSUIT FILED OVER ORANGE GUNK

From: The Tennessean

"The irony wasn’t lost on Barry Sulkin, a man who once headed compliance and enforcement for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. He says “incremental…

PETROGLYPH DUMPING GROUND CLEANED UP

From: KRQE News 13

"Ike Eastvold, former president of Friends of the Albuquerque Petroglyphs, said, “This is a place where a lot of traditions came together.” He added, “It’s a sacred…

N.J. PANEL DISMISSES COMPLAINT VS. FIOCCHI

From: Ocean City Sentinel

"Shanley and five others — Bill Wolfe of Bordentown, Dr. Bob Allen of Seaville, Dr. Steven Fenichel of Ocean City, Cidnie Richards of Tabernacle and Temma…

SCHOOL DISTRICT SPENDING BALLOONS TO $4 MILLION

From: The Malibu Times

"In a statement published Jan. 14, America Unites for Kids shared financial documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act that they claim show the…

ETHICS PANEL DISMISSES COMPLAINT THAT LAWMAKER IMPROPERLY LOBBIED FOR PINELANDS PIPELINE

From: NJ.com

"A legislative ethics panel found Tuesday that a South Jersey lawmaker did not act improperly in sending a letter to constituents rallying them behind a controversial pipeline…

ETHICS PANEL DISMISSES COMPLAINT AGAINST FIOCCHI

From: Press of Atlantic City

"Fiocchi’s letter was misguided and misleading for many reasons, said Wolfe, calling the correspondence “intervention not based on the merits of the case.”“Not…

NJ LAWMAKERS LOOKING TO FINALLY GET OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES TURNING

From: NJ Spotlight

"While neither proposal may pass muster with the administration, some environmentalists welcomed the discussion. “Finally, we get to discuss what is holding back…

AMERICA UNITES CRITICIZES SMMUSD SPENDING

From: Malibu Surfside News

"America Unites, in conjunction with Washington D.C.-based whistle-blower group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), also criticized…