Press Clips

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


MALIBU TEACHERS PROTEST SCHOOL PCB CLEANUP PLAN

From: Environment News Service

"Teachers working in contaminated Malibu public school buildings are protesting the school district’s initial cleanup plan as both illegal and unsafe,…

TENSIONS RISING OVER PUBLIC LAND USE IN UTAH, THE WEST

From: Salt Lake Tribune

""You get a series of these events and it shows a pattern of weakness and this thing will happen all over the place," says Daniel Patterson, a former BLM staffer…

N.J. WATER QUALITY PANEL ENDS LONG HIATUS

From: Philly.com

""It's good to have them back," said Bill Wolfe, a former DEP official and director of New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."

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PORTIONS OF ISDRA TO REOPEN TO DUNERS

From: Yuma Sun

"Conservation groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), and the California Native Plant Society…

RAGE, RACE AND VIOLENCE ON THE WESTERN RANGE

From: Counterpunch

"“The BLM and Forest Service managers pushed the Department of Justice to act, but the Clinton administration was loath to respond in an aggressive manner,” said…

‘SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT—FROM THE EPA’

From: Canada Free Press

"“The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says the greenhouse gases generated by EPA administrator Gina McCarthy’s week-long, five-city tour will…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SLAMS EPA'S JET-FUELED 'EARTH DAY'-THEMED TOUR

From: Fox News

"A national nonprofit environmental group is turning up the heat on the Environmental Protection Agency for sending its chief on an Earth Day-themed tour to call for…

ECO-ACTIVISTS: EPA’S ‘EARTH WEEK’ TOUR WILL HARM THE PLANET THROUGH AIRLINE CO2 EMISSIONS

From: The Daily Caller

"“Frenetically jetting around the country appears to undercut EPA’s message to ordinary Americans that they should conserve, consume less and reduce transportation…

EPA HEAD SLAMMED FOR 'CLUELESS' JET TOUR TO PROMOTE EARTH DAY

From: Newsmax

"An environmental group composed of public employees is criticizing Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy's weeklong tour of the Eastern United States…

FOR EARTH DAY, DO YOUR PART: FLY SOMEWHERE TO TALK ABOUT GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

From: Science 2.0

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility group is having a field day with this,cataloging how many tons of CO2 this is generating and wondering why the…