Press Clips

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


WHY ARE THERE PESTICIDES AND GMOS IN OUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES?

From: Grist

"You might think that national wildlife refuges would be places where wildlife could take refuge from the environmental insanity of modern American agriculture....This…

THUMBS UP, THUMBS DOWN: BREVARD'S WINNERS AND LOSERS IN THE NEWS

From: Florida Today

"Thumbs down: To Gov. Rick Scott for presiding over a steep decline in enforcement of pollution laws. In the Central District that includes Brevard, enforcement…

GROUPS BATTLE PESTICIDES, GE CROPS ON U.S. WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: Environment News Service

"SAN FRANCISCO, California, September 3, 2013 (ENS) – The use of pesticides and the planting of genetically engineered crops on U.S. national wildlife…

RICK SCOTT ADMINISTRATION ACCUSED OF NOT ENFORCING ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION STANDARDS

From: Huffington Post

"Polluters are getting away scot-free in Florida, quite literally, according to one group that alleges Gov. Rick Scott and his slimmed-down Department of Environmental…

GROUP SUES NUCLEAR REGULATORS OVER OCONEE CONCERNS

From: WLTX

"GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - An advocacy group is suing federal nuclear regulators over documents they say would prove the government is covering up concern over what would…

NUCLEAR WHISTLE-BLOWER FEARS REPRISAL

From: Greenville Online

"The latest suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, asks a federal judge to…

NRC SUED OVER DOCUMENTS RELATED TO OCONEE NUCLEAR

From: Greenville Online

"An advocacy group for public employees is suing federal nuclear regulators over documents they say are unlawfully withheld — documents they say would prove…

REPORT SHOWS STATE ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION IS PLUMMETING

From: WGCU News

"A new report shows the state’s environmental regulatory agency isn’t enforcing laws as much as it used to. According to a statewide group that represents environmental…

FLORIDA ENVIRONMENT SUFFERING UNDER RICK SCOTT APPOINTEE

From: Ring Of Fire

"Florida’s environmental laws are being enforced less and less under Gov. Rick Scott’s pick - a private company attorney, Secretary Herschel Vinyard - to lead the…

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION CASES DECREASE UNDER SCOTT APPOINTEE

From: Florida Center for Investigative Reporting

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility report says that since Scott took office and Secretary Herschel Vinyard took…