Press Clips

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


NEARLY TWO DOZEN NATIONAL PARKS BAN SALES OF DISPOSABLE PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES

From: National Parks Traveler

"For most parks, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, disposable plastic water bottles represent the biggest source of trash…

‘STARVATION DIET’?

From: Safety and Health

"And in light of the allegations raised in Brown’s report, on Feb. 11 advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a complaint with…

EIGHT YEARS AFTER EXXON SETTLEMENT, SOME SEEK $100 MILLION FROM 'REOPENER' CLAUSE

From: Alaska Dispatch

"Monday marked the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and questions still linger over whether Alaskans received their fair share from the settlement.

In…

LOCAL RESEARCHER IS SHINING A LIGHT ON FIREFLIES

From: Taunton Gazette

"But an Easton-based environmentalist said despite what mosquito control specialists or pesticide producers might say, sumithrin does kill fireflies in flight…

WATCHDOG: CHRIS CHRISTIE'S POST-SANDY PROPOSAL FOR FEDERAL FUNDS IS "A CONTRADICTORY MESS"

From: Mother Jones

"But having reviewed the plan, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a non-profit environmental watchdog group, is calling for FEMA to require…

MALIBU HIGH SCHOOL PARENTS DEMAND A ROLE IN TOXINS TESTING AND CLEANUP

From: LA Weekly

"Reiterating their distrust toward the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, and pressing hard for new toxins testing at Malibu High School, 50 parents and students…

CHRIS CHRISTIE'S STATE AGENCIES ARE WORRIED ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE, EVEN IF HE ISN'T

From: The Huffington Post

"The fact that the state's plan even acknowledges climate change at all might be a surprise to some Christie watchers. But some environmentalists in the state…

CANCER SCARE AT MALIBU HIGH TURNS MESSY

From: LA Weekly

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a nationwide activist group, has stepped in, suggesting on its website that contaminants such as PCBs (polychlorinated…

NEW GROUP PUSHES FOR ENVIRO SAFETY AT MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: The Malibu Times

"A group of disaffected parents and community stakeholders has launched a new independent group, Malibu Unites, in an effort to push for further public transparency…

NANTUCKET SOUND WIND FARM CHALLENGE RESOLVED

From: Courthouse News Service

"Environmental groups like Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility accused the agencies of having violated the Endangered Species Act, the Migratory…