Press Clips

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


INTERIOR DEPARTMENT REJECTS SCIENTIFIC MISCONDUCT CLAIMS IN CONNECT WITH KLAMATH DAM REMOVAL

From: The Record Searchlight

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of PEER, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, criticized the department for finding a new way to reject another…

DUAL-USE TRAIL NETWORK UNDER REVIEW

From: The Inyo Register

"With legislation drafted that would allow AAPL to designate segments of county roads up to 10 miles as dual use, the Center for Biological Diversity and Public…

POLAR BEAR SCIENTIST PROBE FINDS PROBLEMS IN OFFSHORE OIL AGENCY

From: Alaska Dispatch

"Leading up to his September reprimand, Monnett had been banished from the environmental division of the bureau and reassigned as an analyst. But with the final…

DAM REMOVAL BOR WHISTLEBLOWER ALLEGATIONS FOUND ‘WITHOUT MERIT’

From: Herald and News

"After Houser’s position with Reclamation’s Klamath Basin Area Office was terminated, watchdog group Public Employees who Protect our Environment (PEER) came to…

SEA-LEVEL MAP OFFERS DISTURBING PICTURE OF SHORE'S FUTURE

From: Philly.com

"To Bill Wolfe, director of the environmental group NJ PEER, "the Rutgers work shows how the FEMA maps underestimate risks." He wants to see the new tool formally incorporated…

INVESTIGATION CLEARS US INTERIOR-DEPARTMENT STAFF OF MISCONDUCT

From: Nature.com

"In the first of its reports on alleged scientific misconduct to be released since the 2011 introduction of a new scientific integrity policy, the US Department of…

PANEL REJECTS KLAMATH WHISTLEBLOWER’S ALLEGATION

From: Oregon Public Broadcasting

"A special panel has rejected a whistleblower’s allegation that a federal agency press release was too positive in describing the benefits of removing…

IN PAULSBORO, A BLUE-COLLAR TOWN WRESTLES WITH INDUSTRY

From: Philly.com

"Bill Wolfe, head of the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said he doesn't think the companies or the state will install air…

LET MAINE FARMERS OPT OUT OF PESTICIDE SPRAYING

From: Bangor Daily News

"Specifically, the group challenged claims made by Massachusetts officials that the state’s July pesticide blitz in 21 communities against eastern equine encephalitis…

ARE BUDGET CUTS AFFECTING TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEM?

From: Civil Beat

""NOAA claims the American buoys are important for getting early warning (about tsunamis). But if you've got large swaths of them that are in essence dead, then you're…