Press Clips

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


U.S. EPA COMMITS TO MORE DREDGING AT POMPTON LAKE

From: NJ Spotlight

"On his website, Bill Wolfe of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) noted that the EPA is still allowing DuPont to make some determinations critical…

RUSH TO REBUILD COULD BE COSTLY

From: Asbury Park Press

"Base flood elevation maps show how high properties should be built to avoid flood damage. The maps released by FEMA Saturday, however, were drawn prior to Sandy…

NEW WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION LAW “AN ENVIRONMENTALLY SIGNIFICANT REFORM,” SAY ACTIVISTS

From: Earth Island

"Houser, represented by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), filed a complaint under the Whistleblower Protection Act. His case was resolved…

ENVIRONMENTAL WATCHDOG BARKS AT CLUB’S WASTE PLAN

From: ecoRI News

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, discovered and reported the violation after sending a diver to inspect…

JERSEY SHORE DEVELOPMENT FAILURES EXPOSED BY HURRICANE SANDY

From: Huffington Post

"[Christie has] done the exact opposite of what's needed to be done," said Bill Wolfe, a former Department of Environmental Protection planner and policy analyst…

SWEENEY: PAULSBORO TRAIN DERAILMENT SITE COMMUNICATION GETS 'F' FOR FRUSTRATION

From: NJ.com

"That’s just one of the errors pointed out by Bill Wolfe, a former DEP staffer who now heads the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

“I…

CRITICS: CHRISTIE DEEP-SIXED CLIMATE CHANGE PREP

From: Transportation Nation

"It was run by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Its mission was to ready the state to handle more severe storms, heat and rising sea levels.…

PEER FRETS OVER DEP LAYOFFS, SAYS MORE CUTS LIKELY

From: New Times Broward-Palm Beach

"A recent round of job cuts at the Department of Environmental Protection has stoked the wrath of environmentalists.

Public Employees for…

RECLAMATION WHISTLE-BLOWER 'RESOLVES' COMPLAINT

From: Record-Searchlight

"The Bureau of Reclamation and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), who represent Dr. Paul Houser, are making the following joint statement".…

“WHAT CHANGES THE LANDSCAPE?” BLM ASKS SCIENTISTS,”BUT BE SURE TO IGNORE THE BIGGEST CAUSE!”

From: The Wildlife News

"A year after Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a complaint with the BLM for intentionally excluding livestock grazing impacts from…