Press Clips

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


CAPE WIND: JUSTICE DEPARTMENT URGES SWIFT LAWSUIT RESOLUTION BEFORE TAX BREAKS EXPIRE

From: Indian Country

"The project also must secure more than $2 billion in financing. Cape Wind President Jim Gordon has admitted that the uncertainty caused by the pending lawsuits…

WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD IN BUILDING PRODUCTS

From: Pharos

"In March, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed legal challenges to agency proclamations of the safety of artificial turf, in part due to concerns…

IMPERIUM WATCH: NUCLEAR STANDARDS RELAXED

From: Valley Advocate

"That change would send the estimated number of cancer deaths expected from soil exposure soaring from the EPA’s standard of 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 23, according…

BUREAU APOLOGIZES TO KLAMATH BASIN BIOLOGISTS

From: Record Searchlight

"The biologists claimed that because of the alleged complaints they were being threatened with reassignment and their work would be outsourced to other federal…

ARK. OIL SPILL PROBE FALLS TO UNDERSTAFFED AGENCY WITH CLOSE INDUSTRY TIES

From: Inside Climate News

"Kathryn Douglass, staff counsel for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), has been examining PHMSA's relationship with oil and gas companies.…

REPORT DETAILS MURKY DRINKING WATER VIOLATIONS

From: Boca Raton Tribune

"Something smells in Boca Raton besides its water,” said Jerry Phillips, Florida director of the watchdog group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.…

FISHERIES BIOLOGISTS TO KEEP JOBS

From: Herald and News

"The biologists’ union and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the justification for the area manager’s claims were not substantiated and the…

CITING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IS NO EXCUSE

From: High Country News

"“Cool” is not a word the Eagle Defense Network and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) would use. For the last 12 years, they’ve frightened…

REPRIMANDED FOR CLIMATE CHANGE WORK, SCIENTIST SAYS

From: Courthouse News Service

" Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Dr. Charles Monnett sued the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management…

KEY FIGURE IN DREDGE POLICY LACKED CREDENTIALS

From: Times News

"In December, 2010, Gadinski and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility asked the state auditor general's office to do a performance audit to determine…