Press Clips

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


EPA: PESTICIDE SPRAYING DISRUPTED VA. OFFICE FOR MONTHS

From: Greenwire

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said it obtained the document from a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit earlier this year regarding an improper…

TURF FIELDS USING GROUNDED UP TIRES MIGHT BE CAUSING CANCER; BUT NO ONE WANTS TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT

From: Pro Player Insiders

"'Let's make lemonade out of this lemon. Let's take this waste and turn it into a product,' Jeff Ruch, a lawyer with environmental advocacy group Public…

CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD WON'T PROBE AXIALL INCIDENT

From: Charleston Gazette-Mail

"In late October, the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility criticized the CSB, saying that since March there had been at least…

DNR WAITING FOR FINAL DUNES PAVILION BANQUET CENTER PLANS TO MAKE LWCF 'LAND SUBSTITUTION'

From: Chesterton Tribune

"What exactly does it mean to say--as Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) said in a statement released on Thursday, Dec. 10--that…

DUNES PAVILION PROJECT TEAM NOT CONCERNED OVER FEDERAL REQUIREMENT

From: NWI.com

"On Thursday, Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility, in a news release, stated the project runs afoul of the federal statute that provides grants for…

PARK SERVICE REQUIREMENT NO SURPRISE TO DNR, PAVILION PARTNERS

From: Chicago Tribune

"Use of the pavilion at the park for commercial or private events also would require the land, according to the Dec. 4 letter to Paula Dinerstein, senior…

TOUR OF UTAH BIKE RACE HOPES TO PEDAL THROUGH ZION NATIONAL PARK

From: National Parks Traveler

"The tour has been somewhat controversial with its national park connections in the past. In 2013, the tour's decision to pedal along Utah 12 through…

NPS FINDS DUNES STATE PARK BANQUET CENTER NONCOMPLIANT USE OF FEDERALLY REGULATED PUBLIC LAND

From: Chesterton Tribune

"Pavilion Partners LLC’s construction of a banquet facility at the Indiana Dunes State Park beach would be an illegal conversion of property whose proper…

IND. PARK RENOVATION MAY RUN AFOUL OF LWCF

From: E&E News PM

"The agency's concerns with the renovation of the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion were spelled out in a Friday letter to Public Employees for Environmental…

LIKE ALL NPS SITES, USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL NEEDS PROPER CARE

From: The Daily Times

"The nonprofit group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility had obtained a September 2013 Park Service report under the Freedom of Information…