Press Clips

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


REPORT: POLLUTION ENFORCEMENT DROPS UNDER SCOTT

From: Miami Herald
The declines during Scott’s first year in office were across the board, from the number of major cases opened to the size of penalties collected, according to an analysis…

INYO COUNTY SUED OVER ADVENTURE TRAILS PROJECT

From: Inyo Register
The Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a lawsuit this week in which they claim county leaders did not adequately…

EPA TO LOOK INTO N.J. DEP CHIEF'S CANCELLATION OF $429K FINE FOR PARSIPPANY TREATMENT PLANT

From: NJ.com
The EPA was alerted to the issue after Bill Wolfe, director of New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, sent them a letter and press release decrying Martin's…

EPA OK WITH N.J. POLLUTION POLICING

From: My Central Jersey.com
New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility asked the EPA to look into the issue last month after learning that the state had spiked the fine against…

SCOTT WALKER AND TED KACZYNSKI IN THE HEARTLAND

From: Truthout
The organization's apparent hypocrisy was mocked by the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. more . . . 

DEP CUT $430,000 PARSIPPANY FINE TO $0

From: Daily Record
But Martin’s decision “handcuffs DEP enforcement,” said Bill Wolfe, director of New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, part of a national nonprofit…

POLITICS PLAGUES WOLF RECOVERY IN THE SOUTHWEST

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility director Jeff Ruch said that, in the case of wolf recovery, the Obama administration is failing to live…

PEER BLASTS HERSCHEL VINYARD, DEP FOR TRYING TO WATER DOWN POLLUTION PERMIT PROCESS

From: Broward Palm Beach New Times
The nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has been tearing up the Department of Environmental Protection with public-records request.…

IS YOUR COASTAL TOWN TSUNAMI READY?

From: UTSan Diego
Participation in the TsunamiReady program is voluntary — and it will wither if NOAA ends its financial support as planned, according to Public Employees for Environmental…

NOAA CUTS MAY WEAKEN TSUNAMI MITIGATION PROGRAM

From: OPB News
Jeff Ruch is the executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. It's a non-profit alliance of local, state and federal employees. Ruch says documents…