Press Clips

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


SUPPORTERS OF NJ TAX SAY RECYCLING DOWN WHEN FUND ALTERED

From: WNYC

"Towns that recycled more, got more money from the recycling fund,” said Bill Wolfe, a former Department of Environmental Protection employee-turned-environmentalist. Those…

LAWSUIT CHALLENGES USE OF GMO CROPS AND PESTICIDES IN U.S. WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: MinnPost

"The Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District extends over five counties in northwestern Minnesota, and its holdings might be thought of as a series of islands where…

WHY ARE THERE PESTICIDES AND GMOS IN OUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES?

From: Grist

"You might think that national wildlife refuges would be places where wildlife could take refuge from the environmental insanity of modern American agriculture....This…

THUMBS UP, THUMBS DOWN: BREVARD'S WINNERS AND LOSERS IN THE NEWS

From: Florida Today

"Thumbs down: To Gov. Rick Scott for presiding over a steep decline in enforcement of pollution laws. In the Central District that includes Brevard, enforcement…

GROUPS BATTLE PESTICIDES, GE CROPS ON U.S. WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: Environment News Service

"SAN FRANCISCO, California, September 3, 2013 (ENS) – The use of pesticides and the planting of genetically engineered crops on U.S. national wildlife…

RICK SCOTT ADMINISTRATION ACCUSED OF NOT ENFORCING ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION STANDARDS

From: Huffington Post

"Polluters are getting away scot-free in Florida, quite literally, according to one group that alleges Gov. Rick Scott and his slimmed-down Department of Environmental…

GROUP SUES NUCLEAR REGULATORS OVER OCONEE CONCERNS

From: WLTX

"GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - An advocacy group is suing federal nuclear regulators over documents they say would prove the government is covering up concern over what would…

NUCLEAR WHISTLE-BLOWER FEARS REPRISAL

From: Greenville Online

"The latest suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, asks a federal judge to…

NRC SUED OVER DOCUMENTS RELATED TO OCONEE NUCLEAR

From: Greenville Online

"An advocacy group for public employees is suing federal nuclear regulators over documents they say are unlawfully withheld — documents they say would prove…

REPORT SHOWS STATE ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION IS PLUMMETING

From: WGCU News

"A new report shows the state’s environmental regulatory agency isn’t enforcing laws as much as it used to. According to a statewide group that represents environmental…