Press Clips

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


BURDEN OF PROOF HURT STATE IN N.J.-EXXON SETTLEMENT, SOME SAY

From: WNYC

Bill Wolfe heads the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."The polluter knows that he's gotta pay something," he says. "But they know that…

SOME SAY NJ HAD LITTLE CHOICE BUT TO SETTLE WITH EXXON

From: New Jersey Law Journal

Bill Wolfe, the director of nonprofit environmental advocacy group New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the issue is one he’s…

Terrorism, Fraud, and the RCRA Corrosivity Characteristic

From: JD Supra.com

"The agreement came in a joint motion approved on March 13, 2015, by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and filed between EPA and EPA employee Dr. Cate…

MONSANTO IS IN HOT WATER - AGAIN

From: Truthout

"The petition, filed by the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), demands that the USDA reform its so-called "scientific integrity…

BLM ALLOWS OLD UNPLUGGED WELLS TO FESTER IN UTAH, FORMER EMPLOYEE’S REPORT SAYS

From: The Salt Lake Tribune

"The Seep Ridge No. 3 well never produced much oil and gas...Such "orphaned" wells unnecessarily enlarge the oil and gas industry's footprint on Utah's landscape,…

D.C. CIRCUIT COURT DIRECTS EPA TO REVIEW CORROSIVITY STANDARDS

From: The National Law Review

"The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has directed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to examine current corrosive dust standards as part…

PETITION: USDA SHOULD GRANT SCIENTISTS MORE PROTECTION

From: Food Dive

"• Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an environmental activist group that advocates for researchers, filed a petition with the USDA requesting…

PUBLIC INTEREST GROUP CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION INTO HARASSMENT OF USDA SCIENTISTS

From: Corporate Crime Reporter

"The Oakland, California based U.S. Right to Know (USRTK) has sent letters to the chairs and ranking members of the U.S. Senate and House Agriculture…

D.C. CIRCUIT COURT DIRECTS EPA TO REVIEW CORROSIVITY STANDARDS

From: The National Law Review

"The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has directed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to examine current corrosive dust standards as part…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS SEEK FINANCIAL COMMITMENT FROM DUPONT ON POMPTON LAKES CLEANUP EFFORTS

From: NorthJersey.com

"The group New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) wrote to the EPA earlier this year to request that DuPont provide financial assurance…