Press Clips

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


LABOR ACTIVIST WHO CHOSE TO WORK WITHIN THE SYSTEM IS OUTSIDER ONCE AGAIN

From: Daily News

"Brown’s report was the basis of a complaint that the watchdog group PEER, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, filed in February with federal authorities.…

INDEPENDENT TEST SHOWS UNPRECEDENTED PCB LEVELS IN MHS, JUAN CABRILLO

From: Malibu Surfside News

"The press release appeared at www.Peer.org, the website for Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which is a nonprofit organization advocating…

IN MALIBU SCHOOLS: "ALARMING AMOUNT" OF CARCINOGENS

From: Santa Monica Observer

"Malibu Unites and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said in statement Thursday they have submitted independent test results to the EPA that…

NEW TESTING REPORTEDLY FINDS ILLEGAL LEVELS OF TOXINS AT MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: Santa Monica Mirror

"According to a statement released by Malibu Unites and Washington D.C. based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on July 17, new testing…

INDEPENDENT TEST RESULTS SET OFF COMMUNITYWIDE FRUSTRATION

From: The Malibu Times

"Some classrooms contain caulk consisting of up to “one-third” cancer-causing carcinogens known as PCBs, according to independent testing funded by MU and Public…

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY GIVES B.L. ENGLAND POWER PLANT ANOTHER LEASE ON LIFE

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe, the New Jersey director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, questioned whether the latest consent decree violated the state’s commitments…

TAMARISK TREE’S ROLE AS ‘INVASIVE’ IN SOUTHWEST QUESTIONED

From: eNews Park Forest

"The stated reason for the cancellation was “potential effects on the critical habitat of the federally-listed, endangered southwestern willow flycatcher,” notes…

CONTAMINANTS IN WATER AFFECT GLOUCESTER COUNTY FAMILIES

From: Philly.com

"Bill Wolfe, director of NJ Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the institute's maximum contaminant levels would serve a larger purpose, requiring…

INDEPENDENT TESTS FIND "ALARMING AMOUNT" OF CARCINOGENS IN MALIBU SCHOOLS

From: NBC Los Angeles

"Malibu Unites and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said in statement Thursday they have submitted independent test results to the EPA that indicate…

EDITORIAL: APATHY KILLING BARNEGAT BAY

From: Asbury Park Press

"Under Gov. Chris Christie’s administration, the environment always takes a back seat — a distant one — to protecting business and development interests.

That’s…