Press Clips

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


PEER ACCUSES USDA OF CENSORSHIP

From: E&E News PM

"The watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility is suing the Department of Agriculture, alleging the agency has improperly censored its…

ENVIROS QUESTION COST OF ARCTIC SEABIRD REINTRODUCTION PLAN

From: E&E News PM

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility today raised concerns about the cost and analysis behind a Fish and Wildlife Service effort to reintroduce…

NAVY EXPANDS DOMESTIC WAR GAMES, DESPITE PUBLIC CONCERN OVER ALLEGED ILLEGALITIES

From: Truthout

"The very next day, on November 7, the Navy rejected a request made in Anchorage, Alaska, by Dr. Rick Steiner, a marine conservation biologist and board member…

IS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CAPABLE OF POLICING EXXONMOBIL REFINERY AND OTHER PLANTS?

From: Daily Breeze

"Neither the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General nor the nonprofit group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility appear…

USDA WHISTLEBLOWER TAKES THE HEAT FOR SPEAKING INCONVENIENT TRUTHS ABOUT PESTICIDES AND GMOS

From: Triple Pundit

"Lundgren’s case has been taken up by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which filed a whistleblower lawsuit on his behalf last year."

EPA MISSES CONGRESSIONAL DEADLINE FOR ARTIFICIAL TURF SAFETY RESPONSE

From: Forbes

"Last week, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a national alliance of local state and federal resource professionals, reported that the CPSC…

NEW PROBES BY CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD ON HOLD

From: Chemical and Engineering News

"Horowitz and Loeb, in the meantime, remain on administrative leave. Horowitz, seeking to get his job back, has engaged Public Employees for…

CSB DEFENDS DEPLOYMENT PROCESS, FACES RENEWED CRITICISM AFTER VIRGINIA SCHOOL FIRE

From: Inside OSHA

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has stepped up a months-long investigation of the CSB and pegs the slowdown in new deployments as a…

INACTION AT US CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD CRITICISED

From: Chemistry World

"There have been 19 major industrial accidents in the US since March, but the CSB has not opened any investigations into these incidents, the Washington,…

MALIBU SCHOOL DISTRICT WANTS PARENTS CHARGED FOR STEALING CAULK

From: LAist

"SMMUSD filed to dismiss a suit filed in March by America Unites for Kids and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility...but that request was denied by U.S.…