Press Clips

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


FIVE ACRES OF BULL'S ISLAND TREES ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK

From: Lehigh Valley
The tree clearing drew criticism from West Amwell Township environmental activist Bill Wolfe, a former DEP employee who called the plan “a hairbrained scheme to wipe out…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE'S HANDLING OF MULTIPLE-USE TRAIL AT BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK CRITICIZED

From: National Parks Traveler
This would be the first trail constructed from scratch on undeveloped park land to accommodate both hikers and mountain bikes, according to Public Employees for…

COURT RULES AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS OVER PANTHER 'CRITICAL HABITAT'

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

DEP PLANS TO CLEAR-CUT TREES AT BULL'S ISLAND PARK, SITE OF FATAL CAMPGROUND ACCIDENT

From: NJ.com
Bill Wolfe of West Amwell Township, an activist and former DEP employee, said that the “harebrained scheme to wipe out supposedly killer trees should be halted in its tracks.”…

STATE STARTS TO FACTOR TRANSPORTATION INTO POLLUTION EQUATION

From: NJ Spotlight
"There's a whole bunch of things they have walked away from when talking about the transportation sector," said Bill Wolfe, New Jersey director of the Public Employees for…

ARCTIC SCIENCE PROBE LOOKING MORE LIKE WITCH HUNT

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
“The lengths of this discredited probe suggest a vendetta rather than a fair-minded inquiry,” said Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility director…

FEDS INTERVIEW NEW WITNESSES IN POLAR BEAR PROBE

From: NPR
Earlier this week, the Department of the Interior's Office of Inspector General interviewed employees of the National Marine Mammal Laboratory in Seattle, says Jeff Ruch of Public…

AT PRIME HOOK, WATERS RISE AS FIVE-YEAR STUDY DELAYS DUNE REPAIRS

From: Delaware First Media
An earlier delay was caused by a lawsuit from the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the Delaware Audubon Society who together sought…

US INTEGRITY EFFORT HITS TROUBLED WATER

From: Nature
Jeff Ruch, executive director of the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in Washington DC, believe that an absence of whistle-blower protections is…

BARRY SULKIN HONORED BY CONSERVATION GROUP

From: The Tennessean
Nashvillian Barry Sulkin, director of Tennessee Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, has been named conservationist of the year by a North Carolina-based…