Press Clips

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


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…

NEW FIRM TO HANDLE MALIBU HIGH PCB REMOVAL

From: The Malibu Times

"Last week, the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) claimed that 12 teachers refused to return to classrooms,…

TSUNAMI WARNING RELIABILITY FOR HAWAII AND ALASKA AT RISK IN STEALTH REORGANIZATION

From: Hawaii Reporter

"Washington, DC — The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has quietly elevated its tsunami warning center in Alaska by relegating its Pacific…

SCHOOL BOARD SELECTS NEW FIRM TO HANDLE MALIBU PCB REMOVAL

From: Santa Monica Daily Press

"Phone calls and e-mails to Lyon went unreturned. Earlier this week, the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) claimed…

EPA COMMENTS COULD BE SNAG IN SOUTH COAST RAIL PATH

From: SouthCoast Today

"Kyla Bennett, a member of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) which opposes the Stoughton Route, said she thought the EPA's critique proves…

INFLUENCE PIPELINE: CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION TRIED TO JAM THROUGH PROJECT TO BENEFIT TOP OPERATIVE, OFFICIALS ALLEGE

From: Think Progress

"The BL England power plant, located on the south New Jersey shore near Cape May, burned coal until the State Department of Environmental Protection required it…