Press Clips

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


DEP ENFORCEMENT FALLS SHARPLY UNDER SCOTT'S REIGN

From: The Bradenton Times
Enforcement of anti-pollution laws in Florida has nose-dived during the first full year of Governor Rick Scott’s tenure, according to a report by Public Employees…

THE BATTLE OVER CLIMATE SCIENCE

From: Popular Science
There’s no police tape across Michael Mann’s office doorway this morning. “Always a good start,” he says, juggling a cup of coffee as he slides his key into the lock.…

NAVISTAR FINED BY EPA OVER TECHNOLOGY BUILT WITH AGENCY

From: Bloomberg Businessweek
“EPA is entangled in a blatant conflict in regulating a business partner,” Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said…

B.L. ENGLAND POWER PLANT CONVERSION TO DRAMATICALLY REDUCE EMISSIONS OVER FOUR YEARS

From: Press of Altantic City
"This is good news for air quality," said Bill Wolfe,CQ director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. "I don't think there's any dispute over that."…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SAYS FLORIDA GETTING LAX ON POLLUTERS

From: South Florida Sun-Sentinel
In the governor's first full year in office, the number of new cases in six southeast Florida counties dropped 38 percent, according to the Public Employees…

I-TEAM: REPORT CLAIMS FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NEGLECTING ENVIRONMENT

From: ABC Action News
The job of the Department of Environmental Protection is to the protect the environment, as the title says. But a new report from an environmental watchdog group ...Public…

REPORT: POLLUTION ENFORCEMENT DROPS UNDER SCOTT

From: Miami Herald
The declines during Scott’s first year in office were across the board, from the number of major cases opened to the size of penalties collected, according to an analysis…

INYO COUNTY SUED OVER ADVENTURE TRAILS PROJECT

From: Inyo Register
The Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a lawsuit this week in which they claim county leaders did not adequately…

EPA TO LOOK INTO N.J. DEP CHIEF'S CANCELLATION OF $429K FINE FOR PARSIPPANY TREATMENT PLANT

From: NJ.com
The EPA was alerted to the issue after Bill Wolfe, director of New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, sent them a letter and press release decrying Martin's…

EPA OK WITH N.J. POLLUTION POLICING

From: My Central Jersey.com
New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility asked the EPA to look into the issue last month after learning that the state had spiked the fine against…