Press Clips

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


BARNEGAT BAY / FOLLOW THE SCIENCE

From: Press of Atlantic City

"In a perverse way, it's a shame all threats to New Jersey's all-important tourism economy can't be as big and impossible-to-miss as Hurricane Sandy. State…

THE U.S. BANS GMOS, BEE-KILLING PESTICIDES IN ALL WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: TakePart

"“We are gratified that the Fish and Wildlife Service has finally concluded that industrial agriculture, with GE crops and powerful pesticides, is both bad for wildlife…

FEEDING GMOS TO WILDLIFE AND SPRAYING BEE-KILLING PESTICIDES AT NATIONAL REFUGES?

From: EcoWatch

"The issue that Center for Food Safety and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility(PEER) took with the FWS? The regular use of genetically engineered (GE) crops…

FURY AND WORRY FUEL MALIBU PARENTS, DISTRICT IN THE HOT SEAT

From: The Malibu Times

"Much of the urgency has been fueled by testing results funded and released by local activist group Malibu Unites (MU) and the D.C.- based group Public Employees…

LABOR ACTIVIST WHO CHOSE TO WORK WITHIN THE SYSTEM IS OUTSIDER ONCE AGAIN

From: Daily News

"Brown’s report was the basis of a complaint that the watchdog group PEER, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, filed in February with federal authorities.…

INDEPENDENT TEST SHOWS UNPRECEDENTED PCB LEVELS IN MHS, JUAN CABRILLO

From: Malibu Surfside News

"The press release appeared at www.Peer.org, the website for Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which is a nonprofit organization advocating…

IN MALIBU SCHOOLS: "ALARMING AMOUNT" OF CARCINOGENS

From: Santa Monica Observer

"Malibu Unites and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said in statement Thursday they have submitted independent test results to the EPA that…

NEW TESTING REPORTEDLY FINDS ILLEGAL LEVELS OF TOXINS AT MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: Santa Monica Mirror

"According to a statement released by Malibu Unites and Washington D.C. based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on July 17, new testing…

INDEPENDENT TEST RESULTS SET OFF COMMUNITYWIDE FRUSTRATION

From: The Malibu Times

"Some classrooms contain caulk consisting of up to “one-third” cancer-causing carcinogens known as PCBs, according to independent testing funded by MU and Public…

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY GIVES B.L. ENGLAND POWER PLANT ANOTHER LEASE ON LIFE

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe, the New Jersey director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, questioned whether the latest consent decree violated the state’s commitments…