Press Clips

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


SANDY STORY ON MISALLOCATION OF FUNDS EARNS KUDOS FROM SENATE PRESIDENT

From: NJ Spotlight

"The lawmakers were reacting to the findings of a month-long investigation that discovered dozens of irregularities in the state’s internal ranking process for the…

SHORTING HOBOKEN'S SANDY AID: EDITORIAL

From: NJ.com

"After Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer accused the Christie administration of shorting her city on Hurricane Sandy aid to pressure her into approving a favored real estate project,…

SCHOOL BOARD INKS ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT CONTRACT

From: Santa Monica Daily Press

"Last month, a Washington DC-based advocacy group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), issued a statement criticizing the district’s…

EPA DEBUNKS ONE BRIDGEGATE CONSPIRACY

From: Politico

"The group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility made the charges last month, saying the air monitor closest to the bridge had been turned off during the…

BAISE: A BAN ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS?

From: Cattle Network

"On February 25, 2014, this statement was made by the Center for Food Safety, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Beyond Pesticides, and Center for…

DOES CHRIS CHRISTIE OWE HOBOKEN $700,000?

From: WNYC

"The Christie Administration has declined a request to release data on its funding decisions. But a spreadsheet obtained by the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for…

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION MAY OWE HOBOKEN $700,000 FROM SANDY ENERGY GRANT PROGRAM

From: NJ.com

"The investigation’s findings are based largely on an analysis of the internal scoring spreadsheet the Christie administration used to conduct its rankings. The spreadsheet…

A BAN ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS?

From: Farm Futures

On February 25, 2014, this statement was made by the Center for Food Safety, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Beyond Pesticides, and Center for…

BRIDGEGATE UPDATE: 4 REASONS AIR QUALITY MONITOR OFF DURING TRAFFIC JAM

From: Newsroom Jersey

New Jersey’s branch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility asked the EPA to review the matter. NJ Spotlight reported that an EPA letter stated that…

EPA ISN'T INVESTIGATING WHY AIR MONITOR WAS DOWN DURING BRIDGE-GATE, STATE SAYS

From: NJ.com

Ragonese's comments were in response to a published report by NJ Spotlight that the EPA's Office of the Inspector General had opened an "initial review'' of the issue at…