Press Clips

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


ETHICS PANEL DISMISSES COMPLAINT THAT LAWMAKER IMPROPERLY LOBBIED FOR PINELANDS PIPELINE

From: NJ.com

"A legislative ethics panel found Tuesday that a South Jersey lawmaker did not act improperly in sending a letter to constituents rallying them behind a controversial pipeline…

ETHICS PANEL DISMISSES COMPLAINT AGAINST FIOCCHI

From: Press of Atlantic City

"Fiocchi’s letter was misguided and misleading for many reasons, said Wolfe, calling the correspondence “intervention not based on the merits of the case.”“Not…

NJ LAWMAKERS LOOKING TO FINALLY GET OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES TURNING

From: NJ Spotlight

"While neither proposal may pass muster with the administration, some environmentalists welcomed the discussion. “Finally, we get to discuss what is holding back…

AMERICA UNITES CRITICIZES SMMUSD SPENDING

From: Malibu Surfside News

"America Unites, in conjunction with Washington D.C.-based whistle-blower group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), also criticized…

WHISTLE-BLOWER WINS FEDERAL RULING

From: Florida Today

"A federal judge ruled in favor of a employee who reported contracting improprieties at Canaveral National Seashore. A former employee at Canaveral National Seashore…

SANCTUARY PROPOSAL SEES EARLY OPPOSITION

From: The Bristol Bay Times

"The nomination, put forward by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, comes on the heels of the Obama administration's recent extension of an…

MALIBU GROUP SAYS DISTRICT IS WRONGFULLY SPENDING, REFUSING PCB REMEDIATION

From: The Malibu Times

"AU and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) are up in arms over SMMUSD continuing to fund the legal firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman.…

CITIZENS GROUP SUES THE PADDOCKS FOR CLEAN WATER VIOLATIONS

From: Nashville Post

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility alleges that the development has violated numerous conditions of its Aquatic Resources Alteration Permit issued…

BOARD FINDS CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE MANAGERS WRONGLY PUNISHED BIOLOGIST FOR WHISTLEBLOWING

From: National Parks Traveler

"While the matter was presented to the U.S. attorney, that office declined prosecution, according to Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility.…

AEB ASSEMBLY SAYS NO THANKS TO SANCTUARY PLOY

From: KDLG

"The idea, proposed last month by an NGO called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, would put more than a half million square nautical miles under…