Press Clips

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


GROUP SAYS FDA LAX ON ANTIBIOTICS IN LIVESTOCK

From: San Francisco Chronicle

"Combing through piles of documents obtained by a Freedom of Information Act request, an environmental group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

N.J. WOODLANDS LOGGING MEASURE SPLITS ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS

From: Philly.com

"A message to the Audubon Society, the only organization in the state certified to produce Forest Stewardship Plans, was not returned. In the past, Bill Wolfe, an environmental…

VIOLENCE AGAINST PARK POLICE ON THE RISE

From: The Baltimore Sun

"Data complied by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, found a 43 percent jump in violent incidents against the Park Police alone…

PIPELINES: SECRECY SURROUNDING EXXON'S PEGASUS PROBE FUELS QUESTIONS OVER KEYSTONE XL PLANS

From: Environment and Energy Publishing

"Another nonprofit watchdog group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, recently sued PHMSA for disclosing six of 300 emergency…

RECORDS: STATES PRESSED FOR LIMITS ON GRAY WOLVES BEFORE FEDERAL PROPOSAL TO LIFT PROTECTIONS

From: The Washington Post

"The documents suggest the animal’s fate was decided through political bargaining between state and federal officials, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of…

PUC SHUFFLES ITS STAFF AMID FUROR OVER ITS HANDLING OF PG&E PUNISHMENT FOR SAN BRUNO EXPLOSION

From: Mercury News

"We could have another San Bruno. It could happen again," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. "The lessons…

DEP SAYS IT HAS SAVED $8.8 MILLION THROUGH STAFF REDUCTIONS AND IMPROVED EFFICIENCY

From: The Florida Current

"The Florida Chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility last December questioned the cost-savings of employee layoffs saying the agency was…

VIOLENCE, ATTACKS REPRESENT AN UNHEALTHY TREND

From: Herald and News

"In our area, where federal employees and spending are central, we must be particularly conscious of increasing violence toward key public employees. In 2012,…

VIOLENT ATTACKS ON U.S. PARK POLICE, RANGERS HIT RECORD HIGH

From: Environment News Service

"WASHINGTON, DC, June 20, 2013 (ENS) – Federal employees in national parks, wildlife refuges and marine sanctuaries experienced more attacks and threats…

THE SOCIAL FIGHT FOR OCOTILLO WELLS

From: Cycle News

"Currently, that is the question of the week. After being served by PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) and the DPC (Desert Protective Counsel),…