Press Clips

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


EPA VICTIMS ASK: WHO WILL PROTECT US FROM OUR PROTECTORS?

From: Black Agenda Report

"According to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), Dr. Jenkins “received a proposed removal more than a year after a federal civil service…

AGREEMENT PAVES WAY FOR ELDORADO FOREST TRAIL DESIGNATIONS

From: Central Valley Business Times

"An agreement reached by conservation groups, off-roaders and three rural counties settles litigation going back to the 1990s by resolving the status…

STATE PARKS OFF-ROAD UNIT OBJECTS TO REGIONAL PARKS INTEREST IN TESLA

From: The Independent

"The division of the state parks department that promotes off-road vehicle recreation has written a letter of complaint to East Bay Regional Park District demanding…

FOREST-WORK CONTRACT CHANGES HANDS

From: AZ Central

"The U.S. Forest Service is rebooting its largest-ever forest restoration project, handing the contract for thinning northern Arizona pines to a new company after…

PIPELINE SAFETY CHIEF SAYS HIS REGULATORY PROCESS IS 'KIND OF DYING'

From: The Free Press

"Jeffrey Wiese, the nation’s top oil and gas pipeline safety official, recently strode to a dais beneath crystal chandeliers at a New Orleans hotel to let his…

EPA CHEMIST WHO REVEALED TWIN TOWERS TOXIC DUST FIRED – AGAIN

From: Environment News Service

"Dr. Cate Jenkins, a senior chemist of more than 22 years tenure with the EPA, publicly alleged that due to falsified EPA standards, first responders…

GROUP WARNS THAT FEDERAL WHISTLEBLOWERS MAY BE SILENCED

From: Central Valley Business Times

"A plan by the federal civil service board to speed up its proceedings may make it even more difficult for whistleblowers to prevail in a forum…

FRED GRIMM: FOREVER IS A SHORT TIME IN FLORIDA

From: Miami Herald

"DEP’s credibility in the big land deal wasn’t helped by the timing. A few days after the controversial list went public, the Public Employees for Environmental…

SUPPORTERS OF NJ TAX SAY RECYCLING DOWN WHEN FUND ALTERED

From: WNYC

"Towns that recycled more, got more money from the recycling fund,” said Bill Wolfe, a former Department of Environmental Protection employee-turned-environmentalist. Those…

LAWSUIT CHALLENGES USE OF GMO CROPS AND PESTICIDES IN U.S. WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: MinnPost

"The Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District extends over five counties in northwestern Minnesota, and its holdings might be thought of as a series of islands where…