Press Clips

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


PUBLIC EMPLOYEE GROUP SAYS CALIFORNIA WORKPLACE SAFETY DEPARTMENT STARVED FOR INSPECTORS

From: The Sacramento Bee

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., says Cal-OSHA’s atrophy under the Brown administration has…

SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY, BEETLES, AND THE U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

From: Union of Concerned Scientists

"Yesterday, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released the partially-redacted results of two investigations into the conduct…

OPINION: ENVIRONMENT PREVAILS WITH PINELANDS COMMISSION'S REJECTION OF NATURAL GAS PIPELINE

From: NJ.com

"Almost 20,000 people spoke out against the pipeline deal at meetings, by e-mail and letter, and in petitions. Environmental groups – especially Pinelands Preservation…

COURT RULING SHIELDS PUBLIC SAFETY INFO DUE TO POTENTIAL ‘TERRORISTS’

From: RT

"A US appellate court decision this week could allow federal agencies to withhold public safety information related to crucial infrastructure concerns or environmental disasters…

TRAIN DERAILMENTS ANOTHER OF FRACKING’S PROBLEMS

From: Dissident Voice

"The derailment of a 101-car CSX freight train on a bridge in a densely-populated part of Philadelphia this past week should be yet another warning to politicians…

COULD HAWAII LOSE FEDERAL CASH OVER RENAMING OF ALASKA TSUNAMI CENTER?

From: Civil Beat

"What’s in a name? A lot, apparently, if you work at a government-run tsunami warning center. Although some say it’s much ado about nothing...A nonprofit whistleblower…

ALL QUIET ON THE MEXICAN BORDER DAMS FRONT

From: Courthouse News Servcie

"Security concerns justify the U.S. government's withholding of records about two dams on the U.S.-Mexico border, but it may have to release a related…

EPA'S 5-YEAR PLAN GETS MIXED REACTIONS FROM WATER INDUSTRY

From: Water Online

"The agenda is "heavy on high-flying rhetoric but light on pragmatics," according to comments filed by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).

The…

TAR SANDS START FLOWING THROUGH OKLAHOMA, TEXAS

From: Sustainable Business

"Since 2006, only 20% of the 2.6 million miles of pipelines in the US (which also carry natural gas and hazardous chemicals) have been inspected, according…

PINELANDS VOTE PUTS PIPELINE ON BACK BURNER

From: South Jersey Local News

"Because of the Lloyd recusal, Bill Wolfe, president of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, demanded that commissioners William J. Brown…