Press Clips

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


BILL WOULD REQUIRE DEP TO SET LIMIT FOR TOXIC CHEMICAL IN DRINKING WATER

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe, a former DEP official who now campaigns with the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility to keep state environmental policy separate…

THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND. NO, IT’S WASHINGTON’S LAND

From: The Wall Street Journal

"Shawn Regan didn’t need an apocryphal “script of a John Wayne film” to describe the “showdown brewing in the American West . . . between the states and…

USDA UNDER FIRE FOR RULES PERMITTING AGRIBUSINESS INTERESTS LIKE MONSANTO TO INTIMIDATE SCIENTISTS

From: eNews Park Forest

"Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--April 7, 2015. Scientists working with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) don’t have adequate protections from pressure…

BURDEN OF PROOF HURT STATE IN N.J.-EXXON SETTLEMENT, SOME SAY

From: WNYC

Bill Wolfe heads the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."The polluter knows that he's gotta pay something," he says. "But they know that…

SOME SAY NJ HAD LITTLE CHOICE BUT TO SETTLE WITH EXXON

From: New Jersey Law Journal

Bill Wolfe, the director of nonprofit environmental advocacy group New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the issue is one he’s…

Terrorism, Fraud, and the RCRA Corrosivity Characteristic

From: JD Supra.com

"The agreement came in a joint motion approved on March 13, 2015, by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and filed between EPA and EPA employee Dr. Cate…

MONSANTO IS IN HOT WATER - AGAIN

From: Truthout

"The petition, filed by the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), demands that the USDA reform its so-called "scientific integrity…

BLM ALLOWS OLD UNPLUGGED WELLS TO FESTER IN UTAH, FORMER EMPLOYEE’S REPORT SAYS

From: The Salt Lake Tribune

"The Seep Ridge No. 3 well never produced much oil and gas...Such "orphaned" wells unnecessarily enlarge the oil and gas industry's footprint on Utah's landscape,…

D.C. CIRCUIT COURT DIRECTS EPA TO REVIEW CORROSIVITY STANDARDS

From: The National Law Review

"The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has directed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to examine current corrosive dust standards as part…

PETITION: USDA SHOULD GRANT SCIENTISTS MORE PROTECTION

From: Food Dive

"• Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an environmental activist group that advocates for researchers, filed a petition with the USDA requesting…