Press Clips

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


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…

STATE, ENVIRONMENTALISTS CLASH OVER NEW RULES FOR WATER QUALITY

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe, New Jersey director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (NJPEER), said the DEP’s proposed new approach fails to consider the ecological…

FEDS SAY MALIBU HIGH NOT A FORMER MILITARY SITE

From: The Malibu Times

"The Army Corps launched an investigation into claims made by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) in February, when attorneys wrote a letter…

REPORT: TOXICITY LEVELS AT MALIBU SCHOOLS HIGHER THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

From: CBS Los Angeles

"A report from BC Laboratories dated July 7 (PDF)shows independent testing conducted by parents and teachers found samples of contaminated caulking and PCBs at…

REPORT: BARNEGAT BAY IS IN 'SIGNIFICANT ECOLOGICAL DECLINE'

From: Patch

"“This study conclusively documents that Barnegat Bay is in deep trouble and may be spiraling to a point of ecological no return,” said Bill Wolfe, an environmental activist…

NEW JERSEY SAYS 'MEA CULPA' ON SANDY AID

From: WNYC

"Based on a thorough review of the internal scoring spreadsheet the Christie administration used to conduct its rankings — obtained by the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees…

NJ MUST ACT ON BAY REPORT, WATCHDOG GROUP SAYS

From: Asbury Park Press

"“This is amazing that DEP won’t release the study when it’s been in a peer-reviewed journal,” Bill Wolfe of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

STATE REVISES SANDY FUND FOR BACKUP GENERATORS, AFTER LENGTHY REVIEW

From: NJ Spotlight

"Based on a thorough review of the internal scoring spreadsheet the Christie administration used to conduct its rankings -- which was obtained by the New Jersey chapter…