Press Clips

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


GROUP SEEKS PROTECTION FOR PETROGLYPH MONUMENT

From: KRQE
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a national group with offices in the Southwest, is calling on the city to allocate more resources to the areas of the monument…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP CALLS ON ALBUQUERQUE TO STEP UP PROTECTION OF PETROGLYPH NATIONAL MONUMENT

From: The Republic
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a national group with offices in the Southwest, is calling on the city to allocate more resources to the areas of the monument…

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION GETTING WEAKER UNDER RICK SCOTT

From: New Times Broward-Palm Beach
In 2011, there was a 28 percent drop in enforcement cases handled by the DEP, while pollution penalty assessments dropped by 29 percent, according to a report…

ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION: FLA. NEEDS POLLUTION PROTECTION

From: The Ledger
In a June 19 report, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said its analysis shows that Scott accomplished his regulation-reduction goal. “Basic enforcement of…

DEP ENFORCEMENT FALLS SHARPLY UNDER SCOTT'S REIGN

From: The Bradenton Times
Enforcement of anti-pollution laws in Florida has nose-dived during the first full year of Governor Rick Scott’s tenure, according to a report by Public Employees…

THE BATTLE OVER CLIMATE SCIENCE

From: Popular Science
There’s no police tape across Michael Mann’s office doorway this morning. “Always a good start,” he says, juggling a cup of coffee as he slides his key into the lock.…

NAVISTAR FINED BY EPA OVER TECHNOLOGY BUILT WITH AGENCY

From: Bloomberg Businessweek
“EPA is entangled in a blatant conflict in regulating a business partner,” Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said…

B.L. ENGLAND POWER PLANT CONVERSION TO DRAMATICALLY REDUCE EMISSIONS OVER FOUR YEARS

From: Press of Altantic City
"This is good news for air quality," said Bill Wolfe,CQ director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. "I don't think there's any dispute over that."…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SAYS FLORIDA GETTING LAX ON POLLUTERS

From: South Florida Sun-Sentinel
In the governor's first full year in office, the number of new cases in six southeast Florida counties dropped 38 percent, according to the Public Employees…

I-TEAM: REPORT CLAIMS FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NEGLECTING ENVIRONMENT

From: ABC Action News
The job of the Department of Environmental Protection is to the protect the environment, as the title says. But a new report from an environmental watchdog group ...Public…