Press Clips

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


DUEL ERUPTS ON THE HIGH SEAS

From: Wall Street Journal

"In May, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an advocacy group, and the Association for Professional Observers, a trade group, reported…

IS US CRUDE OIL PIPELINE SAFETY COMPROMISED? HOW FEDERAL WORKERS SPEND MORE TIME AND MONEY ON CONFERENCES THAN REGULATING

From: International Business Times

"U.S. federal pipeline safety workers spend more time schmoozing at industry events and conferences than taking care of the millions of miles of…

WATCHDOG GROUP SAYS PIPELINE SAFETY AGENCY PUTS INDUSTRY CONFERENCES AHEAD OF INSPECTIONS

From: Central Valley Business Times

"The U.S. Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration – the federal agency charged with pipeline safety -- spends much more of its resources…

PIPELINE REGULATORS SPEND MORE TIME WITH INDUSTRY THAN OIL SPILLS: WATCHDOG REPORT

From: Huffington Post

"Between 2007 and 2012, staff from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration spent 2,807 days at conferences, meetings and other events sponsored…

REPORT: PINELANDS COMMISSION IS SIDESTEPPING PROTECTIONS

From: Asbury Park Press

"Stung by that criticism, commissioners sharply debated among themselves in a later executive session, according to an audio recording obtained by Bill Wolfe…

HOW GREEN IS CORY BOOKER?

From: Mother Jones

"When Cory Booker’s name is mentioned in the same sentence with “green,” it’s usually in reference to the money he attracts. Still, in his six years as mayor of…

PIKE’S PIQUE: A RANGE ROVER TV AD RAISES SOME FOREST SERVICE HACKLES

From: The Washington Post

""A new ad for the 2014 Range Rover Sport shows the rugged-yet-luxurious SUV scaling the snow-crusted Pike’s Peak, which is part of the National Forest system.…

DC CIRC. TESTS FOIA EXEMPTIONS IN FAULTY DAM CASE

From: Law 360

"While USIBWC did grant Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility some documents on Falcon and Amistad dams on the Rio Grande as per the group's 2010 FOIA request,…

NJ’S FAILING WATER SYSTEMS

From: My9NJ

"The next big crisis facing New Jersey will be the cost of upgrading its aging water infrastructure. This refers to any channel that is used to get water to and from your…

FORECAST: NJ HEATING, ELECTRICITY COSTS WILL DROP THIS WINTER

From: NJ Spotlight

"“The natural-gas driven industrial renaissance is over,’’ predicted Bill Wolfe, executive director of the New Jersey section of Public Employees for Environmental…