Press Clips

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


REPRIMANDED FOR CLIMATE CHANGE WORK, SCIENTIST SAYS

From: Courthouse News Service

" Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Dr. Charles Monnett sued the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management…

KEY FIGURE IN DREDGE POLICY LACKED CREDENTIALS

From: Times News

"In December, 2010, Gadinski and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility asked the state auditor general's office to do a performance audit to determine…

GROUP LODGES NEW COMPLAINT AGAINST BOR

From: Herald and News

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility — an alliance of local, state and federal resource professionals — said in its latest news release that the…

EPA DRAFT STIRS FEARS OF RADICALLY RELAXED RADIATION GUIDELINES

From: Forbes

"“In soil, the PAGs allow long-term public exposure to radiation in amounts as high as 2,000 millirems,” PEER advocacy director Kirsten Stade said in a press release.“This…

FEDERAL PIPELINE OVERSIGHT AGENCY SUED OVER LAX ENFORCEMENT

From: Salt Lake Tribune

""PHMSA has not just been asleep at the switch; they cannot even find the switch," said Kathryn Douglass, the lawyer who filed the suit Wednesday in a Washington,…

EPA RELAXES PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR RADIOLOGICAL ATTACKS, ACCIDENTS

From: Nextgov

"“This is public health policy only Dr. Strangelove could embrace,” Jeff Ruch, executive director for the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT UNDERMINES U.S. FOOD SECURITY

From: eNews Park Forest

"This rider is also a concern for consumer health and environmental organizations because they have used court decisions to help slow down the advance on GE…

AS OSHA EMPHASIZES SAFETY, LONG-TERM HEALTH RISKS FESTER

From: The New York Times

"Sheri Farley walks with a limp. The only job she could hold would be one where she does not have to stand or sit longer than 20 minutes, otherwise pain screams…

AS OSHA EMPHASIZES SAFETY, LONG-TERM HEALTH RISKS FESTER

From: New York Times

" But Jeff Ruch, the director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a public health advocacy organization, said that, on average, OSHA now conducts…

WHAT'S IT LIKE TO WAKE UP FROM A TEA PARTY BINGE? JUST ASK FLORIDA!

From: Mother Jones

"In Scott's first year, the number of environmental enforcement actions in the state fell nearly 30 percent, as did the pollution penalties, and the Department of…