Press Clips

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


MALIBU HIGH SCHOOL SOIL WILL BE TESTED FOR CONTAMINANTS

From: Southern California Public Radio

"“It’s a big deal that they have committed to that. What exactly they mean by that and what they would consider comprehensive and a lot of details…

COURT UPHOLDS FIRST U.S. OFFSHORE WIND FARM PERMIT

From: Environment News Service

"The four legal challenges to the Cape Wind offshore wind farm decided today were filed in 2010 by Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, the Town of Barnstable,…

JUDGE ISSUES MIXED RULING ON CAPE WIND PROJECT

From: Boston.com

"The judge turned aside a series of legal challenges to the project from several groups, including Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the Alliance for…

FOREST SERVICE OFFICERS TOLD TO MEET QUOTAS, EMAIL SAYS

From: The Taos News

"“Agency veterans report that explicit ticket quotas were unheard of in the Forest Service until Ferrell’s tenure,” according to a statement from Public Employees…

SANTA MONICA-MALIBU SCHOOL BOARD INKS ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT CONTRACT

From: The Malibu Times

"“That’s why we hired a team of experts,” replied Superintendent Sandra Lyon. She explained that the board would be able to give some direction.“There are places…

NATIONAL WATCHDOG GROUP QUESTIONS FOREST SERVICE TICKET QUOTAS

From: Tucson News Now

"A spokesman for PEER which stands for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said officers were confused by different directives coming down to them.While…

FOREST SERVICE: NO CITATION QUOTAS FOR RANGERS

From: CBS 5 KPHO

"The statement comes a day after the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) accused the Forest Service of instructing law enforcement officers…

TAOS SKI VALLEY DRUG SWEEP BLAMED ON QUOTAS

From: Albuquerque Journal

"The memos were released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington, D.C.-based whistle-blower protection group for federal workers.

“Forest…

STORY REVEALING HUGE VARIATIONS IN N.J. SANDY FUNDING MAY SPUR LEGISLATIVE ACTION

From: News Works

"The lawmakers were reacting to the findings of a month-long investigation that discovered dozens of irregularities in the state's internal ranking process for the…

SANDY STORY ON MISALLOCATION OF FUNDS EARNS KUDOS FROM SENATE PRESIDENT

From: NJ Spotlight

"The lawmakers were reacting to the findings of a month-long investigation that discovered dozens of irregularities in the state’s internal ranking process for the…