Press Clips

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


BOARD MEMBER FILES COMPLAINT WITH OPM OVER SUSPENSION

From: Greenwire

"His leave has been extended twice, with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility writing to OPM on his behalf saying that CSB Chairwoman Vanessa Sutherland…

RADIATION SENSORS IN MAJOR U.S. CITIES TURNED OFF BECAUSE THEY DON'T WORK

From: The Wall Street Journal

"Moving the mobile lab and dropping the milk monitoring are 'part of a pattern of retreat' by the EPA on its radiation-protection work, said Jeff…

DANIEL HOROWITZ WANTS HIS JOB BACK AT CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD

From: Corporate Crime Reporter

"That’s according to a complaint filed on [Daniel Horowitz's] behalf with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management by Public Employees for Environmental…

'FUNDING ISSUES' LEFT SURVEY SHIP VULNERABLE TO SPILLS

From: Greenwire

"Personnel from the fuel dock noticed an oily substance on the afternoon of Sept. 8, according to internal documents NOAA released in response to a Freedom of…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP OPPOSES IG NOMINEE

From: Greenwire

"In a letter sent today to Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), chairwoman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Energy and…

EPA DRAFT PLAN WOULD PERPETUATE ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM, CRITICS SAY

From: The Center for Public Integrity

"The employees 'chose to use PEER as a channel for venting frustrations they have tried unsuccessfully to resolve internally,' the group’s…

WEATHER SERVICE UNION BLASTS 'GAG ORDER'

From: Philly.com

"On Thursday, the union and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed formal complaints with U.S. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner to lift the…

FEDS CLARIFY: ONLY LICENSED 'REMOVAL AGENTS' ALLOWED TO HUNT PYTHONS INSIDE EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

From: Keys Info Net

"Soon after the 2016 python hunt was announced last August, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility group protested the park's 'announced plan…

WEATHER SERVICE STAFFERS PROTEST 'GAG ORDERS' IN WORKFORCE PLANNING

From: Government Executive

"The National Weather Service Employees Organization joined with the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility on Wednesday in writing…

UNION FILES COMPLAINT OVER NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS

From: Greenwire

"But over the past year, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration employees have been asked to sign two nondisclosure agreements that do not include that…