Press Clips

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


KEYSTONE PIPELINE: GROUP SAYS SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SKEWED DATA TO BENEFIT KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE

From: International Business Times

"Senior government officials inaccurately portrayed the habitat range of an endangered beetle living along the proposed Keystone XL pipeline path…

TRAVELER'S VIEW: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE NEEDS TO IMPROVE ITS TRANSPARENCY

From: National Parks Traveler

"Now, it's worth noting that most of the information we were seeking was long ago secured pursuant to a FOIA lawsuit filed by Public Employees for Environmental…

LOW STAFFING, FUNDING LEVELS AT CAL/OSHA POLITICALLY DRIVEN, INSIDER REPORT SAYS

From: Safety and Health

"However, according to Greg Edwards, chief financial officer at the California Department of Industrial Relations (which oversees Cal/OSHA), that fund is not…

THE POWER BROKER: HOW CHRISTIE'S PORT POINT MAN PLAYS ALL SIDES OF TRANSIT DEALS

From: WNYC

""Bill Wolfe, the head of NJ-PEER, an environmental group that has monitored NJ Transit, is critical of the deals for lacking “competitive bidding, transparency, and robust…

WATCHDOG GROUP: CAL/OSHA’S STAFF LEVEL HAS FALLEN BELOW MINIMUM STANDARD FOR FEDERAL FUNDING

From: EHS Today

"The watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has filed a complaint with federal OSHA to call attention to California OSHA’s diminished staffing…

2 TOP FORMER CAL/ OSHA OFFICIALS ACCUSE AGENCY OF FAILING TO PROTECT WORKERS

From: Southern California Public Radio

"A whistleblower advocacy group Brown is associated with, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, will file a formal complaint based…

GROUP TO FILE COMPLAINT AGAINST CAL/OSHA OVER STAFFING LEVELS

From: LA Times

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a nonprofit whistle-blower group in Washington, says it plans Tuesday to file a formal complaint with the U.S. Occupational…

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE GROUP SAYS CALIFORNIA WORKPLACE SAFETY DEPARTMENT STARVED FOR INSPECTORS

From: The Sacramento Bee

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., says Cal-OSHA’s atrophy under the Brown administration has…

SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY, BEETLES, AND THE U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

From: Union of Concerned Scientists

"Yesterday, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released the partially-redacted results of two investigations into the conduct…

OPINION: ENVIRONMENT PREVAILS WITH PINELANDS COMMISSION'S REJECTION OF NATURAL GAS PIPELINE

From: NJ.com

"Almost 20,000 people spoke out against the pipeline deal at meetings, by e-mail and letter, and in petitions. Environmental groups – especially Pinelands Preservation…