Press Clips

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


IS CATTLE-GRAZING DAMAGING PUBLIC LANDS IN THE WEST?

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
“Livestock’s huge toll inflicted on our public lands is a hidden subsidy which industry is never asked to repay,” said Kirsten Stade, advocacy director for…

FEDERAL COURT REINSTATES EPA WHISTLEBLOWER AFTER 9/11 ASBESTOS DUST WARNINGS

From: Asbestos.com
According to Jenkins’ lawyer, Paula Dinerstein, the federal court’s actions amount to vindication. Jenkins, who is also a polio survivor, worked for the EPA for more than…

BLM REPORT: PUBLIC LANDS RANCHING FAILS RANGELAND HEALTH STANDARDS ON A THIRD OF RANGELANDS ASSESSED, 33 MILLION ACRES

From: The Wildlife News
Last November, PEER filed a scientific integrity complaint that BLM had directed scientists to exclude livestock grazing as a factor in changing landscapes as part of…

NEW JERSEY COMMUNITY DEVASTATED BY CONTAMINATED WATER

From: Fox News
Pompton Lakes residents plea for more to be done to rid lake of poisonous DuPont chemicals more . . . 

FIGURE IN BROKERAGE FAILURE OUT AS ADVISER TO EPA

From: Washington Times
“In Abelow, you have a Wall Street executive who just presided over the disappearance of $1 billion in investor funds purporting to help guide federal infrastructure…

EPA CHEMIST WHO EXPOSED TOXIC 9/11 DUST REINSTATED

From: Mesothelioma.com
Cate Jenkins was reinstated in her former position as a chemist with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after blowing the whistle on the government…

SACKED EPA CHEMIST WINS JOB BACK

From: RSC
Jenkins, who worked for the EPA for more than 30 years, was fired after being accused of threatening her supervisor. But her attorney, Paula Dinerstein, says that the claim is utterly…

INSIDER: EPA LIED ABOUT WTC AIR

From: CBS News
In an exclusive interview, Cate Jenkins. Ph.D., tells The Early Show national correspondent Tracy Smith that wasn't so, and EPA officials knew it, but covered up the truth.

MIKE MCQUEARY'S WHISTLEBLOWER CASE AGAINST PENN STATE COULD BE "TRICKY," EXPERTS SAY

From: CBS News
According to a 2011 analysis by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, 40 states have strengthened their whistleblower protection laws since 2006, and Moberly points…

CATE JENKINS, CYNTHIA MCKINNEY AND OTHER PATRIOTS

From: WOT on Earth
One of these professional, honest scientists is Dr. Cate Jenkins. She has worked at the EPA for over 30 years, a very diminutive person and also a survivor of polio. When…