Press Clips

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


JUDGE REJECTS PUBLIC ACCESS TO EPA 'REVOLVING DOOR' INVESTIGATION

From: Texas Lawyer

"An environmental group has lost its bid to view documents about a "revolving door" investigation in which a former federal chemical safety official later advocated…

AMERICA UNITES APPEALS FEDERAL COURT RULING ON PCB REMEDIATION

From: Malibu Times

"Among the disputed rulings in the appeal are the standing of co-plaintiff Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), America Unites’ ability to independently…

EVIDENCE IS MOUNTING THAT A KOCH INDUSTRIES OWNED PAPER MILL IS POISONING PEOPLE IN ARKANSAS

From: Alternet

"Barry Sulkin, an environmental scientist with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, believes Georgia-Pacific’s wastewater…

THE SURPRISING PLACE YOUR CHILD COULD BE EXPOSED TO TOXIC CHEMICALS EVERY DAY

From: ATTN:

""We wish that the remediation had been ordered even sooner, but we’re very happy that we won the merits of the case," Paula Dinerstein, attorney for Public Employees for…

YELLOWSTONE'S CELL PHONE COVERAGE EXPANDS DESPITE PLANS TO LIMIT IT

From: WSAW TV

""It changes really how people relate to and experience wilderness if you're never in the wild, you're always connected," said Jeff Ruch, the executive director of Public…

INSPECTOR GENERAL SAYS RECLAMATION WASTED $32.2 MILLION ON KLAMATH IRRIGATORS

From: Indy Bay

"The misspending is a revealed in a new audit report that confirms charges leveled last year by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). In a news…

FISH FARMERS GRIM AS US FREEZES CORMORANT KILLING PERMITS

From: Arkansas Online

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, has said the group has no objection to Form 37 applications but cautioned…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE SAY BANQUET CENTER AT BEACH WOULD CONSTITUTE PUBLIC TO PRIVATE CONVERSION

From: Chesterton Tribune

"The proposed banquet center at Indiana Dunes State Park beach would constitute a conversion of public recreational land under the Land and Water Conservation…

KLAMATH IRRIGATORS' ILLEGAL PIGGY BANK BROKEN UP

From: Sonoran News

"“Basically, the Bureau of Reclamation became an illicit ATM for favored special interests,” stated PEER Senior Counsel Paula Dinerstein, noting that these illegal…

NOISE TRASH AND YELLOWSTONE

From: Idaho Mountain Express

"The map is an analysis of coverage areas of cell service providers by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. The map shows that the National…