Press Clips

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


HOW POLAR BEARS BECAME A POLITICAL SYMBOL

From: Outside

The scientist's only official punishment was a reprimand for forwarding a handful of internal emails to another researcher and a local government offical in Alaska. Monnett…

STATE AGENCY WAIVES ENVIRONMENTAL RULES TO SPEED REBUILDING AFTER STORM

From: NJ Spotlight.com
“The order amounts to a total abdication of DEP’s responsibility to supervise responsible planning and environmentally sound permitting of critical public infrastructure,’’…

DEP CUTS 24 EMPLOYEES

From: Tallahassee.com
An alliance of scientists, police and land managers said the DEP plan boded ill for the state’s environment. Jerry Phillips, director of Florida’s Chapter of Public…

OBAMA, ROMNEY ON THE ENVIRONMENT

From: KXLO-KLCM
Romney's record on clean water issues in Massachusetts is thin, in part because the state's clean water regulations are left to EPA with the state serving a minor role.According…

CONSERVANCY GIVING UP LEGAL FIGHT FOR PANTHER 'CRITICAL HABITAT' PROTECTION

From: Naples News
The Conservancy, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the Southwest Florida-based Council of Civic Associations…

COURT TO DETERMINE WHETHER U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE MUST MITIGATE IMPACTS OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
The three groups — Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Food Safety and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility — asserted that USFWS violated…

FOR WOLVES ON THE BRINK, A HOBBLED RECOVERY PLAN

From: Yale environment 360
The whistleblower organization behind this J’accuse is Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), which has harried the agency over the…

LAWSUIT REVEALS FDA CONCERNS ABOUT VOLUNTARY ANTIBIOTIC REDUCTION

From: Food Integrity Campaign
One of GAP's sister organizations, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), sued FDA for documents showing what progress exists regarding…

FOOD SAFETY CONCERNS OVER DRUG RESISTANCE

From: Food Poisoning Bulletin
When it comes to reducing the amount of antibiotics in livestock, a voluntary policy isn’t very effective, an environmental advocacy group, Public Employees…

FDA DOCUMENTS SHOW INTERNAL CONCERN ABOUT VOLUNTARY ANTIBIOTICS APPROACH

From: Food Safety News
Internal U.S. Food and Drug Administration documents recently made public show that the agency has some concern over whether its voluntary approach will successfully…