Press Clips

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


FOREST SERVICE: NO CITATION QUOTAS FOR RANGERS

From: CBS 5 KPHO

"The statement comes a day after the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) accused the Forest Service of instructing law enforcement officers…

TAOS SKI VALLEY DRUG SWEEP BLAMED ON QUOTAS

From: Albuquerque Journal

"The memos were released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington, D.C.-based whistle-blower protection group for federal workers.

“Forest…

STORY REVEALING HUGE VARIATIONS IN N.J. SANDY FUNDING MAY SPUR LEGISLATIVE ACTION

From: News Works

"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…

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…