Press Clips

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


GROUND UP TIRES GIVE NEW MEANING TO SYNTHETIC TURF

From: USA Today

"This issue was brought to us by EPA scientists," says Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). "They were sort of…

REPORT: RECORD NUMBER OF MANATEES DIED IN 2013 IN FLORIDA

From: United Press International

"A key factor driving the rise in manatee deaths was toxic red tide events caused by algal blooms, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

CANADA'S SCIENCE LIBRARY CLOSURES MIRROR BUSH'S PLAYBOOK

From: The Tyee

"Jeff Ruch, the executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility told the Christian Science Monitor that "We think this is one of several actions…

CRITICS LINK BRIDGE SCANDAL TO PINELANDS PIPELINE PROJECT

From: Asbury Park Press

"Lloyd’s supporters say he still has not received any written notification from the State Ethic Commission, apart from the verbal command delivered from the…

WORRISOME FUTURE WITH FLORIDA WINNING RIGHT TO USE STATE WATER QUALITY STANDARDS

From: Bradenton Herald

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility issued a report last summer that tabulated the Scott administration's record on enforcement of existing…

PINELANDS FIGHT OVER PIPELINE TO B.L. ENGLAND PLANT COMES TO HEAD

From: Press of Atlantic City

The investments, N.J. PEER Director Bill Wolfe said, create the appearance of a conflict of interest. Wolfe, who has been an outspoken opponent of the pipeline,…

FIGHTING A PIPELINE, BUT FEELING AND FEARING CHRISTIE’S INFLUENCE

From: The New York Times

Pity Gov. Chris Christie. He sounds so assertive, so obstreperous, so, so ... in charge. Then it turns out maybe he’s just another chief executive locked in…

MALIBU HIGH SCHOOL PRELIMINARY AIR TEST RESULTS BEING REVIEWED

From: Malibu Patch

"The results of preliminary air quality tests at Malibu High School were released Friday and are currently being reviewed by the Environmental Protection Agency,…

TEACHERS OPPOSE CLEAN-UP PLANS FOR SCHOOLS

From: Malibu Surfside News

"Malibu Middle, High School and Juan Cabrillo teachers are challenging the effectiveness, scope and integrity of the Santa Monica - Malibu Unified School…

SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT

From: Washington Monthly

There are sports franchise owners who, through civic-mindedness and steely pursuit of victory, win the admiration of their fans. Then there is Dan Snyder, owner…