Press Clips

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


EPA MARKS EARTH DAY WITH CONTRAILS AS DIRECTOR JETS ACROSS NATION

From: US Finance Post

"Yesterday, the United States Department of Environmental Protection began a seven-day five city tour of the nation to speak to people about the concept of climate…

FWS MANAGERS VIOLATED SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY STANDARDS, INTERNAL REPORT SAYS

From: Endangered Species and Wetlands Report

"Two Fish and Wildlife Service managers are no longer working in the service’s Tulsa, Okla., office, FWS said, responding to the release…

STATE PROBE CONFIRMS SANDY ENERGY GRANT PROGRAM FRAUGHT WITH ERRORS

From: NJ Spotlight

"The findings were based largely on a review of the administration’s internal scoring spreadsheet, which was obtained by the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees…

THE RECORD: PINELANDS' POLITICS

From: NorthJersey.com

""It is a shame that the protections of the Pinelands and the independence of the Pinelands Commission must be sacrificed for the political ambitions of scandal-plagued…

CRITICS: STATE’S DISASTER-RISK ASSESSMENT LACKS SPECIFIC COURSE OF ACTION

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe of the NJ Chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the plan failed to adequately address the growing hazards of river flooding…

NEARLY TWO DOZEN NATIONAL PARK SITES BAN PLASTIC WATER BOTTLE SALES

From: The Wilderness Society

"Disposable plastic water bottles are the largest single contributor to trash in America's national parks, making up one-third of their solid waste on average,…

CHRISTIE VETOES MINUTES OF PINELANDS COMMISSION, SLAMS 5 PERCENT RAISE FOR STAFF

From: NJ Spotlight

"“This is round one in laying the political groundwork to replace commissioners and reverse the pipeline rejection,’’ said Bill Wolfe, New Jersey director of the…

CHRISTIE BLOCKS RAISE FOR PINELANDS PANEL STAFF

From: NorthJersey.com

"Governor Christie has rejected a pay increase for the staff of the South Jersey-based Pinelands Commission, a move he said protects funds for land preservation…

PENTAGON INSPECTOR GENERAL MOVING TO SHUT DOWN KEY WHISTLEBLOWER ADVOCATE IN WASHINGTON

From: The Dissenter

"Before 2004, he was the general counsel for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and argued a case before the First Circuit Court of Appeals…

25 YEARS LATER, EXXON IS STILL IN COURT OVER SPILL

From: The Cordova Times

"The big issue, contends Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, is the impact that spill continues to have on Alaska's fish, wildlife and environment.…