Press Clips

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


CONCERNS VOICED ABOUT INTRODUCTION OF INVASIVE SPECIES

From: Cordova Times
Documents posted Sept 17. by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility note that invasive species impacts analyses were removed from federal environmental review…

CONCERN OVER INVASIVE SPECIES SURROUND ENDEAVOR CEREMONY

From: The Redoubt Reporter
“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has done important work showing the blind eye federal agencies have turned on invasive species in oil and…

DEP'S JEFF LITTLEJOHN HAMMERED ONCE AGAIN BY PEER

From: New Times Broward-Palm Beach
And no group has been as relentless in exposing his industry-first approach to environmental protection and fueling the crapfest as Public Employes For Environmental…

PATRICK TO MEET WITH OFFICIALS FROM EPA, U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS ABOUT SOUTH COAST RAIL

From: SouthCoast Today
However, Kyla Bennett, director of the New England chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, called South Coast Rail "financially irresponsible" while…

STATE MANAGEMENT PLAN TO DECIDE FATE OF CENTURIES-OLD TREES AT BULL'S ISLAND STATE PARK, WHERE FALLING TREE KILLED CAMPER

From: NJ.com
Bill Wolfe of West Amwell Township, an activist and former DEP employee, accused the state this week of “ignoring mounting public opposition,” and proceeding with an “expanded…

CRITICS: STATE ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATORS SHIRKING DUTY

From: The Ledger (blog)
I received a press release today from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility about what they consider the downward spiral in the effectiveness of the Florida…

BUCCANEER OFFICIALS COMMEMORATE JACKUP RIG ENDEAVOUR

From: Homer Tribune
“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has done important work showing the blind eye federal agencies have turned on invasive species in oil and gas operations,”…

PESTICIDE SPRAY SUCCESS CLAIMS AGAINST WEST NILE-CARRYING MOSQUITOES QUESTIONED BY CRITICS

From: Huffington Post
Kyla Bennett, director of the non-profit New England Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, acted on her doubts. On Aug. 8, after reading a press release that…

SHELL POSTPONES PLANS TO START ARCTIC DRILLING UNTIL NEXT YEAR

From: The Guardian
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (Peer), a US watchdog that helps federal and state employees raise concerns over environmental issues, said it was shocked…

FLORIDA DEP'S TAMPA OFFICE FACES REORGANIZATION, STAFF CUTS

From: Tampa Bay Times
To Jerry Phillips, a former DEP attorney who now heads up the Florida chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, what the agency is doing is "trying…