Press Clips

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


VOTERS TO DECIDE FUTURE OF OPEN SPACE FUNDS

From: Edison/Metuchen Sentinel

"NJ Keep it Green, an environmental group, is asking the public to vote “yes” on the question, while members of New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental…

CORPS’ CAMP DECISION CHALLENGED

From: Suffolk News Herald

"A former employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers believes his opposition to the Corps’ preliminary wetlands assessment of a Holland Road property proposed…

UNDER SCOTT, DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION UNDERGOES DRASTIC CHANGE

From: Tampa Bay Times

"When Jeb Bush was governor, it took an average of 44 days for the DEP to approve a permit. Cutting that to two days means it's now as easy to get a pollution…

HOW SAFE ARE YOUR KIDS!: IGNORING THE KILLER DANGERS OF ARTIFICIAL TURF … FOR POLITICS AND PROFIT

From: City Watch

"Watchdog groups like Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) have approached government agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the…

MALIBU DIVIDED OVER CLAIMS OF TOXIC CHEMICALS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

From: The Guardian

"Some parents accepted that. Others remained unconvinced. They formed a group, Malibu Unites, which teamed up with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

DISTRICT OFFICIALS AGREE TO REMOVE PCBS FROM SOME CLASSROOMS

From: The Malibu Times

"According to documents from Malibu Unites and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), Malibu school officials have now pledged to remove polychlorinated…

GRAZING WARS: GRASS MARCH COWBOYS RIDE TO CAPITOL HILL

From: Roll Call

"Along the course of the ride, the cowboy crew has run into opposition from environmental advocates who say the BLM was more than justified in removing cattle from drought-stricken…

COWBOY EXPRESS PREPARES TO REACH DC

From: Elko Daily Free Press

"The Express has gotten the attention of a few newspapers and television stations along the way. The Los Angeles times ran an article late last week titled…

CANAVERAL SEASHORE STAFF CITED FOR PURCHASING VIOLATIONS, NEPOTISM; WATCHDOG GROUP QUESTIONS PARK SERVICE RESPONSE

From: News Journal Online

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility distributed the report from the Department of the Interior’s Inspector General’s office last week, saying…

HORSEBACK PROTEST TARGETS BLM, BUT ENVIRONMENTALISTS SAY WHOA

From: LA Times

"Kirsten Stade, advocacy director for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said ranchers running their cattle on public lands were trespassers."They're…