Press Clips

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


MALIBU LAWSUIT CLEARS SMMUSD CHALLENGE

From: Santa Monica Daily Press

"U.S. District Court Judge Percy Anderson denied a request by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District to dismiss the suit, which was filed in…

JUDGE CANCELS ORAL ARGUMENTS IN PCB LAWSUIT

From: Malibu Surfside News

"The motion to dismiss the case was filed by the District’s attorneys back in early May, on the heels of the U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson’s decision…

CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD STILL IN DISARRAY

From: Chem.Info

"Washington, D.C.-based group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said this week that two top Chemical Safety Board officials — Managing Director Daniel…

PEER ALLEGES COUP D’ETAT AND PURGE AT CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD

From: Corporate Crime Reporter

"Strife within the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has burst into the open again with one board member seizing control and ordering…

FEDERAL AGENCIES SCRUTINIZE 2013 TICKET SCANDAL

From: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

"The FBI and Department of the Interior inspector general's office are investigating a 2013 ticketing scandal at the USS Arizona Memorial and tour company…

INDUSTRY LOOKS TO NARROW CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD’S WORK

From: The Charleston Gazette

"The group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility issued a statement that called the actions by Engler and Griffon a “coup d’état” and a “purge,”…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP: "ECO-EFFECTS OF SONAR ARRAYS AND GUNNERY UNCLEAR"

From: Sit News

"According to documents posted by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), “Northern Edge” involves live shelling, numerous surface explosions, aerial…

PCB LAWSUIT ADVANCES IN FEDERAL COURT

From: The Malibu Times

"A federal judge Monday denied the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought against them by America Unites For Kids…

IOWA'S WHISTLE-BLOWER LAW ASSAILED AS A FAILURE

From: The Des Moines Riegister

"Iowa's whistle-blower protections were ranked about in the middle compared to others nationally, according to a 2013 report from Public Employees for…

TWO PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE AS TENSIONS MOUNT AT CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD

From: Government Executive

"General Counsel Richard Loeb and Managing Director Daniel Horowitz are “on leave,” according to an email to staff from interim top executive Rick Engler…