Press Clips

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


EPA SENDS WHITE HOUSE CONTROVERSIAL RADIATION GUIDELINES

From: Greenwire

"Of those 110 radionuclides, EPA gave thresholds for only three: cesium-137, strontium-90 and iodine-131, said the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

DNR OFFICIAL EXPECTS PAVILION WORK TO BEGIN SOON

From: Chicago Tribune

"Dunes Action, a grass roots effort that opposes selling liquor at the state park and plans for the banquet center, will continue to question the decision about…

INSPECTOR GENERAL SAYS RECLAMATION WASTED $32.2 M ON KLAMATH IRRIGATORS

From: Counterpunch

"The misspending is a revealed in a new audit report that confirms charges leveled last year by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). In a…

EPA IS SUED FOR DOCUMENTS ON RADIOACTIVITY GUIDELINES

From: Greenwire

"The nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued U.S. EPA today, accusing the agency of withholding records on its contentious guidelines for radioactivity…

JUDGE REJECTS PUBLIC ACCESS TO EPA 'REVOLVING DOOR' INVESTIGATION

From: Texas Lawyer

"An environmental group has lost its bid to view documents about a "revolving door" investigation in which a former federal chemical safety official later advocated…

AMERICA UNITES APPEALS FEDERAL COURT RULING ON PCB REMEDIATION

From: Malibu Times

"Among the disputed rulings in the appeal are the standing of co-plaintiff Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), America Unites’ ability to independently…

EVIDENCE IS MOUNTING THAT A KOCH INDUSTRIES OWNED PAPER MILL IS POISONING PEOPLE IN ARKANSAS

From: Alternet

"Barry Sulkin, an environmental scientist with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, believes Georgia-Pacific’s wastewater…

THE SURPRISING PLACE YOUR CHILD COULD BE EXPOSED TO TOXIC CHEMICALS EVERY DAY

From: ATTN:

""We wish that the remediation had been ordered even sooner, but we’re very happy that we won the merits of the case," Paula Dinerstein, attorney for Public Employees for…

YELLOWSTONE'S CELL PHONE COVERAGE EXPANDS DESPITE PLANS TO LIMIT IT

From: WSAW TV

""It changes really how people relate to and experience wilderness if you're never in the wild, you're always connected," said Jeff Ruch, the executive director of Public…

INSPECTOR GENERAL SAYS RECLAMATION WASTED $32.2 MILLION ON KLAMATH IRRIGATORS

From: Indy Bay

"The misspending is a revealed in a new audit report that confirms charges leveled last year by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). In a news…