Press Clips

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


DELAWARE AND RARITAN CANAL COMMISSION ASKED TO DENY BULL'S ISLAND PLAN

From: Lehigh Valley
“The decision was made prior to their own consultant’s recommendations,” said Bill Wolfe, director of Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility, an environmental…

EPA MUST FORCETHE DEP'S HAND

From: Asbury Park Press
By almost any standard, the evidence is overwhelming that Barnegat Bay — all of it — is legally impaired. That designation, under the provisions of the federal Clean…

PROPOSED YELLOWSTONE CELL TOWER PROMPTS PROTEST

From: Southern Linc
A watchdog group is protesting a perceived lack of oversight and public input into a proposed cellphone tower in Yellowstone National Park. The watchdog group, Public Employees…

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION HAS YET TO DO ENOUGH TO STEM BARNEGAT BAY POLLUTION

From: NJ.com
We’ve been abusing this bay for nearly a century. And while Christie has acknowledged the problem, this new study confirms the urgent need to do more. If the governor doesn’t have…

PUBLIC SECTOR ROUNDUP: COULD SEQUESTRATION REALLY HAPPEN?

From: Bloomberg BNA
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said that state governments in recent years have broadened and improved their whistleblower laws protecting public sector…

EL DORADO COUNTY TAKES OVER RUBICON TRAIL EASEMENT

From: Modesto Bee
Karen Schambach of the Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation as well as Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said she has no desire to see the trail closed. …

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS BARNEGAT BAY COULD BE DECLARED LEGALLY 'IMPAIRED'

From: Asbury Park Press
"Outside the hearing, Bill Wolfe of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said state officials can adopt better standards for Barnegat Bay “any time they…

REPORT THAT LED RESEARCHERS INTO PROBLEM

From: French Tribune
Both the researchers involved in drowned polar bears report are having a hard time. Though federal investigation on Charles Monnett and Jeffrey Gleason is over, they are…

NPDES LITIGATION FLOODGATES SWING OPEN

From: Southwest Farm Press
he first of an expected barrage of legal actions by environmental groups regarding the new pesticide application permits was filed in Massachusetts. The Public Employees…

SCIENTIST ACCUSES OBAMA'S INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF MISCONDUCT

From: Mother Jones
Dr. Paul Houser, a hydrologist, has accused the DOI of "scientific and scholarly misconduct and reprisal," a complaint currently under investigation within the agency…. Public…