Press Clips

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


SO MUCH FOR CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD TRANSPARENCY

From: The Charleston Gazette

"Jeff Ruch, the executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, and other critics contend the move was inappropriate and shouldn’t…

DEAR US NAVY: YOU CAN DO BETTER THAN SUMMER WAR GAMES IN GULF OF ALASKA

From: Alaska Dispatch News

"In a Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) press release on June 15, Rick Steiner, a retired University of Alaska professor and PEER board…

DISPUTED POWER MANEUVER DIVIDES CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD

From: Government Executive

"“What we have now is basically a governance takeover without public notice, and with truncated public comment and the absence of any quorum,” said Jeff Ruch,…

GROUP THREATENS SEC ACTION OVER CHEMOURS SPLIT

From: Delaware Online

""DuPont is trying to pass its dirty business off to a subsidiary and letting the chips fall where they may," said Bill Wolfe, founder of New Jersey Public Employees…

STATE BOARD RECOMMENDS WATER REGULATION ON PFNA

From: Philly.com

"Bill Wolfe, director of New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said that if approved, the drinking-water standard would generate a groundwater…

HYDRAULIC FRACTURING: STATE REGULATORY ROUNDUP VOL. 42

From: Lexology

"Wyoming – An environmental group has filed a challenge with the EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) over the issuance of five National Pollutant Discharge Elimination…

PEER UNVEILS DATABASE ON WORKPLACE CHEMICAL EXPOSURES

From: Safety and Health Magazine

"Washington – A new database from watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility lists workplace chemical exposure readings taken…

SANTA BARBARA SPILL: U.S. PIPELINES NEED BETTER SAFETY TESTING

From: San Diego Community News Group

"An investigation by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) found that from 2009-2013, the agency’s staff spent far more time…

NEW JERSEY WATER SUPPLY PLAN REMAINS A MYSTERY

From: Press Of Atlantic City

"Bill Wolfe, of the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said if the plan calls for new limits on water use, the business community…

EPA CRITICIZED FOR PERSECUTION OF 9/11 DUST WHISTLEBLOWER

From: JD Supra

"A judge from the U.S. Department of Labor rebuked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its concealment of evidence in a case from several years ago against…