Press Clips

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


WILL ALASKA FACE DISASTER SIMILAR TO THAT OF GULF OF MEXICO?

From: The Voice of Russia
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, a non-profitable organization that helps the government officials to pay attention to ecological issues. The…

SHELL BEGINS DRILLING IN THE CHUKCHI SEA

From: Anchorage Daily News
A watchdog group has pounced on the capping stack tests, calling them sorely inadequate. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, sued to get the…

SHELL CRITICISED FOR LIMITED TESTING OF ALASKA DRILLING CONTAINMENT EQUIPMENT

From: The Guardian
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (Peer), a US group that helps federal and state employees raise the alarm on environmental protection issues, said it was…

ENVIRONMENT: WATCHDOG GROUP SAYS TESTING OF SHELL’S ARCTIC DRILLING SAFETY GEAR WAS INADEQUATE

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
At best, the tests were only partial and cursory and didn’t include any independent analyis of the results, according to Public Employees for Environmental…

ARSENIC WORRIES AT PARK

From: KeyNews.com
Citing a 2006 DEP study by research firm Metcalf and Eddy, Jerry Phillips, director of Florida's Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, says the state is trying…

TAINTED SOIL IS EVERYWHERE, BUT WHERE DID IT ALL COME FROM?

From: NorthJersey.com
"It's like drug testing of athletes," said Bill Wolfe, the New Jersey representative for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a national group of former…

KAREN HELLER: IN CLEAR-CUTTING PLAN, LOSING MORE THAN UNSAFE TREES

From: Philly.com
Wolfe works for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. He's been on a crusade to save the island, which he regularly visits, ever since he discovered the plan to…

ENVIRONMENT: LAWSUIT SEEKS ARCTIC DRILLING SAFETY TEST DATA

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
The unreleased testing data could reveal whether there could be an Arctic repeat of the disastrous 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico when…

CALIFORNIA OFFICIALS NOW UNSURE OF SIZE OF HIDDEN FUND FOR OFF-ROAD PARKS

From: Sacramento Bee
"Anyplace you put it, it's going to have an impact," said Karen Schambach, state director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. "It's such a damaging activity…

ALL BUSINESS

From: Government Executive
“He approached government like a hostile takeover,” says Kyla Bennett, a former attorney at the federal Environmental Protection Agency in Massachusetts, and current…