Press Clips

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


EPA WANTS TO LIMIT GREENHOUSE GASES FROM NEW POWER PLANTS

From: NJ Spotlight
Others were more critical. Bill Wolfe, director of the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, called the action irresponsible. "All the…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS SLAM EPA PLAN FOR BRIDGEWATER SUPERFUND SITE

From: NJ.com
"It will just make the flooding worse downstream," said Bill Wolfe, a former policy analyst for the state Department of Environmental Protection who now steers the watchdog group…

OSHA WHISTLEBLOWER JOB OPEN — CHER CAN APPLY

From: Washington Post
“It’s like shuffling bureaucratic deck chairs on a sinking ship,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the whistleblower group Public Employees for Environment Responsibility.

MONSANTO PLANS MASSIVE BIOTECH EXPERIMENT IN THE US

From: RT
Acting on concerns that Washington has been overly encouraging to Monsanto as they force farms into foreclosure, US-based non-profit group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

WHITE HOUSE MAKING WHISTLEBLOWER ADVOCATES NERVOUS

From: Washington Post
Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, wants Obama to demonstrate his bona fides “by appointing a whistleblower to run a program…

LEGAL FUND HELPING CLIMATE SCIENTISTS DRAW LINE IN THE SAND

From: Inside Climate News
The Climate Science Defense Fund declined to release the names of the other four scientists it's working with. But Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees…

SENATORS DEMAND OBAMA TSUNAMI PROGRAM CUTS BE RESTORED

From: Mercury News
Alarmed at the Obama administration's proposed cuts to America's tsunami warning and preparedness programs, six U.S. senators from California, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii…

N.J. DEP ADOPTS RULE ALLOWING FOR WAIVERS FROM REGULATIONS

From: Philly.com
"It is so vague that it opens the door to all forms of abuse, which will result in protections of the environment and public health taking a backseat to politics and economic…

ACTIVISTS SAY EPA $204M FIX FOR POLLUTED AMERICAN CYANAMID PROPERTY WILL NOT PERMANENTLY RESOLVE PROBLEM

From: NJ.com
The Edison Wetlands Association and the Sierra Club said their stance was supported by the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, Clean Ocean Action, the Lawrence Brook Watershed…

EVEN AFTER COSTLY CLEAN-UP, TOXINS WOULD REMAIN AT AMERICAN CYANAMID SITE

From: My Central Jersey.com
But the proposal was roundly criticized by officials from the Edison Wetlands Association, the N.J. Sierra Club, Raritan Riverkeeper, NJ Public Employees for Environmental…