Press Clips

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


SUPPORT FOR ATV TRAILS PROJECT MIXED

From: Inyo Register

"The California director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Karen Schamback, told the commissioners that the DEIR had many internal inconsistencies,…

TEACHERS: PRINCIPAL DEMANDED WE RETURN TO CONTAMINATED CLASSROOMS

From: Los Angeles Register

"On Thursday morning, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility – a public employee advocacy group – released a statement accusing interim Malibu…

WATCHDOG GROUP BLASTS DEP FOR WEAK ENFORCEMENT

From: Tallahassee Democrat

"An annual report compiled by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility from public records found DEP initiated only 210 enforcement actions against…

PEER REPORT: RICK SCOTT HAS NEUTERED FLORIDA'S ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT

From: Broward Palm Beach New Times

"As part of its effort to watchdog Rick Scott's administration, the Florida arm of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) combs…

BRIDGE AUTHORITY ASSAILED FOR LACK OF TRANSPARENCY

From: WBFO

"According to documents released under the Freedom of Information Act to PEER- Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility- taxpayer dollars were illegally spent on…

NEW MALIBU HIGH PRINCIPAL STANDS BY TEACHER FIRING COMMENTS

From: The Malibu Times

"In a press release issued by a D.C.-based group representing a number of Malibu High and Middle School teachers on Thursday, Public Employees for Environmental…

REFORMING THE VA REQUIRES STANDING UP FOR SCIENCE | COMMENTARY

From: Roll Call

"“The department’s response? A draft policy that did little more than pay lip service to Dr. Holdren’s request. Both Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

"BRAINWASHING" COMMENTS AT PBA MEETING SET TEMPERS FLARING

From: Time Warner Cable News Buffalo

"BUFFALO, N.Y.--This video released by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Thursday details a Peace Bridge authority meeting in…

COUNCIL LEADERS ANGRY OVER REVELATIONS ON PEACE BRIDGE

From: The Buffalo News

"Buffalo Common Council leaders reacted angrily Thursday to the disclosure that state planners of a Peace Bridge plaza project saidthey had received the approval…

GROUP IS SKEPTICAL OF GOV. RICK SCOTT'S CALL FOR MORE ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION

From:WGCU

"This is the kind of thing that environmentalists like Jerry Phillips with the Florida chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) want to hear. PEER…