Press Clips

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


PEER SAYS ELECTRONIC MONITORING PROGRESS STILL DRY-DOCKED

From: The Cordova Times

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has released documents arguing that after years of planning, the transition to electronic monitoring systems…

CRITICS: NO PUBLIC NEED FOR PROPOSED GAS PIPELINE THROUGH THE PINELANDS

From: Asbury Park Press

"But in that case, the commission’s agreement with electric company Conectiv (now Atlantic City Electric) “turned on a rigorous demonstration of need,” said…

PARKS TREAD A DIGITAL DIVIDE

From: The Wall Street Journal

"It's hard to commune with nature when somebody is able within earshot to make stock orders or conduct a business meeting," said Jeff Ruch, of the Public…

NJ'S 2ND-IN-COMMAND COULD BECOME GOVERNOR IF CHRISTIE RUNS FOR PRESIDENT

From: The Republic

"HACKENSACK, New Jersey — If you own a business in New Jersey, there's a decent chance you have Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno's cellphone number...But Bill Wolfe, who now…

RAIL CRITICS PUBLISH REPORT SLAMMING STOUGHTON ROUTE

From: South Coast Today

"An environmental group critical of South Coast Rail has released a report roundly criticizing the train's recently approved route through Stoughton. The report…

DNR ACCUSED OF FAILURE TO INSPECT ITS OWN TOWERS

From: Joplin Independent

"Washington, DC — Contrary to its own standards, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) failed to have its park water towers and storage facilities…

NORTH DAKOTA OIL SPILL SPOTLIGHTS OBAMA DELAY ON RULES

From: Bloomberg

""When there is a major incident like the Kalamazoo River spill, you would think they would get right on it,” said Jeff Ruch, the head of Public Employees for Environmental…

EDITORIAL: TIME FOR A BETTER MOUSETRAP

From: The Daily Astorian

"It will never get 1/1,000th of the media attention devoted to glitches in government healthcare implementation, but for fishermen and other coastal residents…

ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS PROTEST GAS PIPELINE AT STOCKTON FORUM

From: Press of Atlantic City

"GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — The protests over a controversial gas pipeline proposal spread to an environmental forum Monday at Richard Stockton College...Bill…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS ACCUSE FEDERAL REGULATORS OF SPENDING MORE TIME WITH INDUSTRY THAN ON PIPELINE SAFETY

From: National Journal

"According to data compiled by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an environmental advocacy organization, federal pipeline-safety regulators…