Press Clips

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


MONSANTO IS IN HOT WATER - AGAIN

From: Truthout

"The petition, filed by the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), demands that the USDA reform its so-called "scientific integrity…

BLM ALLOWS OLD UNPLUGGED WELLS TO FESTER IN UTAH, FORMER EMPLOYEE’S REPORT SAYS

From: The Salt Lake Tribune

"The Seep Ridge No. 3 well never produced much oil and gas...Such "orphaned" wells unnecessarily enlarge the oil and gas industry's footprint on Utah's landscape,…

D.C. CIRCUIT COURT DIRECTS EPA TO REVIEW CORROSIVITY STANDARDS

From: The National Law Review

"The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has directed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to examine current corrosive dust standards as part…

PETITION: USDA SHOULD GRANT SCIENTISTS MORE PROTECTION

From: Food Dive

"• Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an environmental activist group that advocates for researchers, filed a petition with the USDA requesting…

PUBLIC INTEREST GROUP CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION INTO HARASSMENT OF USDA SCIENTISTS

From: Corporate Crime Reporter

"The Oakland, California based U.S. Right to Know (USRTK) has sent letters to the chairs and ranking members of the U.S. Senate and House Agriculture…

D.C. CIRCUIT COURT DIRECTS EPA TO REVIEW CORROSIVITY STANDARDS

From: The National Law Review

"The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has directed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to examine current corrosive dust standards as part…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS SEEK FINANCIAL COMMITMENT FROM DUPONT ON POMPTON LAKES CLEANUP EFFORTS

From: NorthJersey.com

"The group New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) wrote to the EPA earlier this year to request that DuPont provide financial assurance…

ADVOCACY GROUP TO USDA: STRENGTHEN PROTECTIONS FOR UNBIASED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

From: JournalStar

"U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists routinely experience retaliation and harassment when their research conflicts with corporate interests, the Washington,…

TOXIC SUSBTANCE PROMPTS SMMUSD LAWSUIT

From: Canyon News

"The parent group America Unites for Kids and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has filed a lawsuit against the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School…

THE TOXIC SCHOOLS OF MALIBU…AND NEW YORK…AND LEXINGTON, MASS.,..AND MAYBE YOUR TOWN TOO

From: TakePart

"On Aug. 19, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a D.C.-based legal-advocacy organization that had signed up nearly half the faculty at the three schools,…