Press Clips

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


CHRIS CHRISTIE'S STATE AGENCIES ARE WORRIED ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE, EVEN IF HE ISN'T

From: The Huffington Post

"The fact that the state's plan even acknowledges climate change at all might be a surprise to some Christie watchers. But some environmentalists in the state…

CANCER SCARE AT MALIBU HIGH TURNS MESSY

From: LA Weekly

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a nationwide activist group, has stepped in, suggesting on its website that contaminants such as PCBs (polychlorinated…

NEW GROUP PUSHES FOR ENVIRO SAFETY AT MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: The Malibu Times

"A group of disaffected parents and community stakeholders has launched a new independent group, Malibu Unites, in an effort to push for further public transparency…

NANTUCKET SOUND WIND FARM CHALLENGE RESOLVED

From: Courthouse News Service

"Environmental groups like Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility accused the agencies of having violated the Endangered Species Act, the Migratory…

MALIBU HIGH SCHOOL SOIL WILL BE TESTED FOR CONTAMINANTS

From: Southern California Public Radio

"“It’s a big deal that they have committed to that. What exactly they mean by that and what they would consider comprehensive and a lot of details…

COURT UPHOLDS FIRST U.S. OFFSHORE WIND FARM PERMIT

From: Environment News Service

"The four legal challenges to the Cape Wind offshore wind farm decided today were filed in 2010 by Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, the Town of Barnstable,…

JUDGE ISSUES MIXED RULING ON CAPE WIND PROJECT

From: Boston.com

"The judge turned aside a series of legal challenges to the project from several groups, including Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the Alliance for…

FOREST SERVICE OFFICERS TOLD TO MEET QUOTAS, EMAIL SAYS

From: The Taos News

"“Agency veterans report that explicit ticket quotas were unheard of in the Forest Service until Ferrell’s tenure,” according to a statement from Public Employees…

SANTA MONICA-MALIBU SCHOOL BOARD INKS ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT CONTRACT

From: The Malibu Times

"“That’s why we hired a team of experts,” replied Superintendent Sandra Lyon. She explained that the board would be able to give some direction.“There are places…

NATIONAL WATCHDOG GROUP QUESTIONS FOREST SERVICE TICKET QUOTAS

From: Tucson News Now

"A spokesman for PEER which stands for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said officers were confused by different directives coming down to them.While…