Press Clips

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


A BAN ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS?

From: Farm Futures

On February 25, 2014, this statement was made by the Center for Food Safety, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Beyond Pesticides, and Center for…

BRIDGEGATE UPDATE: 4 REASONS AIR QUALITY MONITOR OFF DURING TRAFFIC JAM

From: Newsroom Jersey

New Jersey’s branch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility asked the EPA to review the matter. NJ Spotlight reported that an EPA letter stated that…

EPA ISN'T INVESTIGATING WHY AIR MONITOR WAS DOWN DURING BRIDGE-GATE, STATE SAYS

From: NJ.com

Ragonese's comments were in response to a published report by NJ Spotlight that the EPA's Office of the Inspector General had opened an "initial review'' of the issue at…

BRIDGEGATE GETS DIRTIER: AIR-QUALITY MONITOR WAS OFFLINE DURING TRAFFIC JAM

From: New Jersey Spotlight

"At the request of the New Jersey branch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of…

ACTIVIST RAISES ENVIRONMENTAL QUESTIONS AT RAIL MEETING

From: South Coast Today

"FALL RIVER — South Coast Rail officials got into a dispute Tuesday with environmental activist Kyla Bennett over how much land would be safe from development…

PEER CLAIMS MALIBU SCHOOL CONTAMINATION MAY STEM FROM WORLD WAR II USES

From: Santa Monica Mirror

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on Tuesday said military operations may explain the contaminated soils found on campus during a 2011…

MEETING ON SOUTH COAST RAIL PROJECT UPDATE SPARKS HEATED DEBATE

From: The Herald News

"“Saying there are protection areas, does not necessarily mean they will be protected,” said Kyla Bennett of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.”…

GWB SCANDAL PUTS A LIGHT ON THE BENEFITS OF LOBBYING

From: NorthJersey.com

"Bill Wolfe, an environmental activist and blogger, said: “Wolff & Samson lawyers have exploited preferential access and political relationships with the Christie…

GREATER CONNECTIVITY FOR NATIONAL PARKS GETS DISCONNECTED

From: National Parks Traveler

"I have confirmed that no further action on this project has been taken since our response to your earlier FOIA request on this issue in May of 2013,"…

FOREST SERVICE LAW ENFORCEMENT HINDERED BY INADEQUATE BUDGET, GROUP SAYS

From: FEDagent

"The cuts to the Forest Service LEI budget are cause for concern by the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), who assert “the reason for the…