Press Clips

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


STATE WATER BOARD SCHEDULES CLOSED MEETING ON DELTA TUNNELS

From: Elk Grove News.Net

"The 'notice of meetings in closed sessions' was issued the same day that the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) revealed that the Department…

EPA REQUESTS COMMENT ON TENTATIVE DENIAL OF PETITION TO EXPAND DRAMATICALLY RCRA CORROSIVITY CHARACTERISTIC

From: The National Law Review

"On September 8, 2011, an EPA scientist, Dr. Catherine (“Cate”) Jenkins, and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (“PEER”) (hereinafter…

SO CAL WATERWORKS NABS DELTA ISLANDS FOR $175 MILLION

From: Courthouse News Service

"A powerful Southern California water agency and the largest distributor of treated drinking water in the nation is moving forward with the $175 million…

FEDS TO REVIEW IF FUNDS MISHANDLED FOR CALIFORNIA TUNNELS

From: 89.3 KPCC

"Washington, D.C.-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility requested the review on behalf of an unidentified federal employee who raised the allegations."

EPA TAKES NO ACTION ON RCRA CORROSIVES CHALLENGE

From: Lion News

"A few years ago, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) challenged US EPA to tighten its standard for identifying corrosive materials under the…

HOW A PAPER PLANT IN ARKANSAS IS ALLEGEDLY POISONING THE PEOPLE OF CROSSETT

From: Newsweek

"Barry Sulkin, an environmental scientist with the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, disagrees. Stink Creek, he says, is not supposed to be…

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WATER AGENCY SIGNS $175 MILLION DEAL TO BUY DELTA ISLANDS

From: The Sacramento Bee

"The U.S. Interior Department’s inspector general said it will “conduct a review” into allegations lodged by a group called Public Employees for Environmental…

FEDS TO PROBE TUNNEL SPENDING

From: The Orange County Register

"Washington, D.C.-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility requested the review on behalf of an unidentified federal employee who raised…

FEDS TO PROBE MISUSE OF FUNDS IN CALIFORNIA WATER STEALING DELTA TUNNELS

From: Red Green & Blue

"In the latest development in the long saga of Governor Jerry Brown’s rapidly collapsing California Water Fix/Delta Tunnels Plan, the Inspector General will be…

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PROBE STATE SPENDING ON DELTA TUNNELS

From: SFGate

"The decision, made public Monday, came after a nonprofit called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a complaint alleging that federal money intended…