Press Clips

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


ISSA: OBAMA HAS IGNORED IG REFORMS THAT SAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO COVER MOST OF SEQUESTER

From: The Washington Examiner

"“As an acting IG, Mary Kendall’s tenure depends upon pleasing the very people she is supposed to investigate,” Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

LEGISLATURE BEGINS BILLS TO FILL GAPS FOR SANDY RECOVERY

From: Press of Atlantic City

"Environmental advocates, including Sierra Club President Jeff Tittel and NJ Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Director Bill Wolfe, urged…

MARIN VOICE: OYSTER FARM ORDER HONORS A LONG-STANDING PROMISE

From: Marin Independent Journal

"AFTER Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's historic decision to protect Drakes Estero as the first marine wilderness in the continental United States, most…

BIOLOGISTS, RECLAMATION CLASH OVER JOBS

From: Herald and News

"In January, watchdog group Public Employees who Protect our Environment (PEER) filed a complaint of scientific and scholarly misconduct on behalf of the biologists.…

NJ Panel Advances Oversight Of Sandy Funds

From: Houston Chronicle

"At a brief hearing Thursday, one speaker, Bill Wolfe, director of the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, asked lawmakers…

GROUP WARNS OF POOP IN MISSOURI STATE PARKS WATER SYSTEMS

From: Raw Story

"That’s the takeaway from a request for enforcement filed with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

AGENCY DECLINES TO CONTINUE RESEARCH INVESTIGATION

From: Anchorage Daily News

"Monnett has been represented by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. Executive Director Jeff Ruch (rook) says the motivation for the investigation…

CLIMATE CHANGE NOT PART OF SANDY REBUILDING PLAN

From: 92.7 WOBM

"The group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, also known as PEER, is raising red flags about sea level rise and climate, which aren’t being considered…

THERE'S POOP IN THE DRINKING WATER AT SOME MISSOURI STATE PARKS! DOESN'T ANYONE CARE?

From: Riverfront Times

"Now that we're all on the same page.... What caused the nonpartisan group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) to point the stink-finger…

OF COWS AND CLIMATE

From: High Country News

"In November 2012, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) reported that the agency had directed scientists to exclude livestock as a possible…