Press Clips

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


FREIGHT SITE DISPUTED

From: Suffolk News Herald

"Last week, a group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility appealed a 2013 delineation decision by the Corps to the Environmental Protection…

FEDS SLAM CALIFORNIA OVER CAL/OSHA

From: Central Valley Business Times

"The state’s new budget provides for some new compliance officers but still leaves Cal/OSHA at staffing levels below those at the end of Schwarzenegger…

DEBATE CONTINUES OVER ARTIFICIAL TURF FIELDS AND HUMAN HEALTH CONCERNS

From: New Haven Register

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said his nonprofit has been pushing for reform of the crumb rubber industry…

RIDE-SHARING FIRMS SHIFT INTO OVERDRIVE TO KILL INSURANCE BILL

From: LA Times

""Today, Cal/OSHA is an agency completely adrift," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an activist group that filed…

WASHINGTON UPDATE: THE CASE AGAINST THE 'SAFETY CASE'

From: Safety and Health

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington-based alliance of local, state and federal resource professionals, suggests that NIOSH’s action…

OFFICIALS ON PEACE BRIDGE PROJECT SHOULD BE INFORMING, NOT DECEIVING, THE PUBLIC

From: The Buffalo News

"It is especially startling that Lehman made these comments in a public meeting that, although little noticed, is routinely recorded. The recording was obtained…

GROUPS TO SUE SMMUSD DESPITE EPA DEEMING MALIBU SCHOOLS SAFE

From: Santa Monica Mirror

"The advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) stated on Aug. 19 the notice to sue was filed on behalf of teachers. Also joining…

CINDY CRAWFORD PULLS KIDS OUT OF MALIBU SCHOOL OVER TOXIN CONCERNS

From: Mother Nature Network

"Even more troubling is the district's decision to leave the contaminated caulk in place for as long as 15 years. According to the report, one classroom…

MALIBU UNITES ANNOUNCES PLANS TO SUE SANTA MONICA-MALIBU SCHOOL DISTRICT

From: The Malibu Times

"Malibu Unites, a nonprofit group comprised of Malibu parents bent on removal of all toxic materials from Malibu schools, together with Public Employees for Environmental…

MALIBU PARENTS, TEACHERS PLAN TO SUE OVER TOXIC CLASSROOMS

From: Environment News Service

"The teachers are represented by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, and the Vititoe Law Group represents Malibu Unites, a nonprofit…