Press Clips

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


BAISE: A BAN ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS?

From: Cattle Network

"On February 25, 2014, this statement was made by the Center for Food Safety, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Beyond Pesticides, and Center for…

DOES CHRIS CHRISTIE OWE HOBOKEN $700,000?

From: WNYC

"The Christie Administration has declined a request to release data on its funding decisions. But a spreadsheet obtained by the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for…

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION MAY OWE HOBOKEN $700,000 FROM SANDY ENERGY GRANT PROGRAM

From: NJ.com

"The investigation’s findings are based largely on an analysis of the internal scoring spreadsheet the Christie administration used to conduct its rankings. The spreadsheet…

A BAN ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS?

From: Farm Futures

On February 25, 2014, this statement was made by the Center for Food Safety, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Beyond Pesticides, and Center for…

BRIDGEGATE UPDATE: 4 REASONS AIR QUALITY MONITOR OFF DURING TRAFFIC JAM

From: Newsroom Jersey

New Jersey’s branch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility asked the EPA to review the matter. NJ Spotlight reported that an EPA letter stated that…

EPA ISN'T INVESTIGATING WHY AIR MONITOR WAS DOWN DURING BRIDGE-GATE, STATE SAYS

From: NJ.com

Ragonese's comments were in response to a published report by NJ Spotlight that the EPA's Office of the Inspector General had opened an "initial review'' of the issue at…

BRIDGEGATE GETS DIRTIER: AIR-QUALITY MONITOR WAS OFFLINE DURING TRAFFIC JAM

From: New Jersey Spotlight

"At the request of the New Jersey branch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of…

ACTIVIST RAISES ENVIRONMENTAL QUESTIONS AT RAIL MEETING

From: South Coast Today

"FALL RIVER — South Coast Rail officials got into a dispute Tuesday with environmental activist Kyla Bennett over how much land would be safe from development…

PEER CLAIMS MALIBU SCHOOL CONTAMINATION MAY STEM FROM WORLD WAR II USES

From: Santa Monica Mirror

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on Tuesday said military operations may explain the contaminated soils found on campus during a 2011…

MEETING ON SOUTH COAST RAIL PROJECT UPDATE SPARKS HEATED DEBATE

From: The Herald News

"“Saying there are protection areas, does not necessarily mean they will be protected,” said Kyla Bennett of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.”…