Press Clips

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


IS SCOTT TOO LATE OR JUST IN TIME ON INDIAN RIVER LAGOON ISSUES?

From: TCPalm

"DEP streamlined its permitting process, allowing businesses to acquire permits faster. Fewer steps means less oversight, said Jerry Phillips, a former DEP enforcement…

IN CHEVRON FIRE'S WAKE, DISSENSION PLAGUES OVERSIGHT AGENCY

From: San Francisco Chronicle

"Jeff Ruch, head of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a watchdog group for workers in regulatory agencies, said the safety board's turmoil…

TWO FEDERAL AGENCIES SIDE WITH CAPE WIND

From: Cape Cod Times

"The federal lawsuit was a combination of a series of challenges brought by the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

PUBLIC GROUP REQUESTS AUDIT OF FEDERAL GRANTS TO DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME

From: KDLG

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, filed an official complaint with the US Department of Interior Office of Inspector General. PEER is a group of…

FOUR QUESTIONS WITH CLIMATE SCIENCE “AMBASSADOR” SCOTT MANDIA

From: Union of Concerned Scientists

"In January 2012, Joshua Wolfe joined me and we formalized the service. We were fortunate to become a project of the non-profit Public Employees…

NEW JERSEY LANDFILL MIRE IN TURMOIL

From: Engineering News-Record

"Bill Wolfe, New Jersey director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a public advocacy group, and a former analyst at NJDEP, says,…

PRIME PROPERTY BECOMES PROBLEM

From: Chinook Obesrver

"Terns and cormorants have flocked to Rice Island, East Sand Island and Miller Sands in the last decade. They like flat, open terrain where they can nest in large…

EDITORIAL: SECRET AGENCY

From: Las Vegas Review Journal

"On June 12, the public land advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued the BLM in federal court in Washington because the…

EPA OFFICIAL TO TAKE ‘TOXIC TOUR’ OF MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: CBS 2

"MALIBU (CBSLA.com) — An Environmental Protection Agency official Friday will take a “toxic tour” of three school campuses in Malibu. The tour will include Malibu Middle…

EPA OFFICIAL TO TOUR MALIBU HIGH OVER HEALTH CONCERNS

From: ABC 7

"MALIBU, Calif. (KABC) -- The regional director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will tour Malibu High School on Friday to look at the possible dangerous toxins…