Press Clips

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


ADVOCACY GROUP TO USDA: STRENGTHEN PROTECTIONS FOR UNBIASED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

From: JournalStar

"U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists routinely experience retaliation and harassment when their research conflicts with corporate interests, the Washington,…

TOXIC SUSBTANCE PROMPTS SMMUSD LAWSUIT

From: Canyon News

"The parent group America Unites for Kids and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has filed a lawsuit against the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School…

THE TOXIC SCHOOLS OF MALIBU…AND NEW YORK…AND LEXINGTON, MASS.,..AND MAYBE YOUR TOWN TOO

From: TakePart

"On Aug. 19, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a D.C.-based legal-advocacy organization that had signed up nearly half the faculty at the three schools,…

DISTRICT RESPONDS TO ALLEGATIONS OVER PCB TEST RESULTS

From: The Malibu Times

"The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has spoken out in an attempt to clear the air following allegations that they intentionally withheld information…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SEEKS GREATER PROTECTION FOR USDA SCIENTISTS

From: Business Insider

"An environmental activist group has filed a legal petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking new rules that would enhance job protection for government…

SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION OPPOSING ALEUTIANS MARINE SANCTUARY

From: Houston Chronicle

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in December petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service to create a sanctuary of 554,000 square nautical…

DISTRICT RELEASES NEW PCB TEST RESULTS

From: The Malibu Times

"The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) Friday released new results for PCB testing in Malibu High School and Juan Cabrillo Elementary, which…

GROUP QUESTIONS USDA SCIENCE PETITION TO USDA DEMANDS CHANGES IN SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY POLICIES, PROCEDURES

From: DTN The Progressive Farmer

"The group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, charges that USDA scientists "routinely suffer retaliation and harassment" from managers…

LEGISLATURE OPPOSES CREATION OF AN ALEUTIAN ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

From: Alaska Native News

"The Senate unanimously passed Bush Caucus Chair Bryce Edgmon’s House Joint Resolution 7, which lays out the reasons why the Legislature is angered by the move…

MALIBU PARENTS AND TEACHERS ARE FRIGHTENED TO LEARN THAT TEST RESULTS REVEAL SHOCKINGLY HIGH PCB EXPOSURE

From: JD Supra

"New test results posted by the Santa Monica-Malibu school district (SMMUSD) show nine classrooms and other facilities containing toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)…