Press Clips

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


CORMORANT HUNTING TO BE ALLOWED ON LAKES MARION, MOULTRIE FOR SECOND YEAR

From: The Herald

"In notices sent to the 520 hunters/agents, the state warned that the program could be put on hold at any time based on a ruling in a lawsuit filed by Public Employees…

NOAA SHIES AWAY FROM ALEUTIANS MARINE SANCTUARY

From: Stories In The News

"A proposal to name the Aleutian Islands marine ecosystem as Alaska’s first National Marine Sanctuary has run aground on local political opposition, according…

RESTRICTED CORMORANT HUNT BEGINS NEXT WEEK IN LOWCOUNTRY

From: Houston Chronicle

"But the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last year saying the hunts violate the federal migratory…

CORMORANTS TO BE HUNTED AGAIN ON LAKES MOULTRIE, MARION DESPITE PROTESTS

From: The Post and Courier

"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is in charge of managing the birds as protected migratory species, but gives states depredation permits “to protect public…

AGENCY AND UTILITY UNDER SCRUTINY FOR PROPOSED PINELANDS GAS PIPELINE

From: Philly.com

"Among the half-dozen members of the public who spoke Friday, Bill Wolfe of Bordentown urged the commission to "impose a moratorium" on all such MOAs while it reviewed…

COUNCIL TO FOCUS ON HALIBUT BYCATCH, NEW P-COD FISHERY

From: Alaska Journal of Commerce

"The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration rejected the sanctuary nomination, which was submitted by Washington, D.C. conservation group Public…

NOAA REJECTS NOMINATION FOR ALEUTIAN ISLANDS SANCTUARY

From: Alaska Journal of Commerce

"The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration rejected a nomination to establish the Aleutian Islands National Marine Sanctuary on Jan. 23. Washington,…

EXPLAINER: WATER-QUALITY WATCHDOG GETTING READY TO GET BACK TO WORK

From: NJ Spotlight

"New Jersey’s oversight of drinking water is provided by the Drinking Water Quality Institute, a panel of experts that was established by law in the 1980s but which…

SENATE PANEL WANTS BPU TO PICK UP PACE ON DEVELOPING OFFSHORE WIND POWER

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe, executive director of New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, lauded the provision dealing with the cost-benefits analysis. “It…

LAWSUIT FILED OVER ORANGE GUNK

From: The Tennessean

"The irony wasn’t lost on Barry Sulkin, a man who once headed compliance and enforcement for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. He says “incremental…