Press Clips

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


EPA TO ALLOW CONSUMPTION OF TOXIC FRACKING WASTEWATER BY WILDLIFE AND LIVESTOCK

From: Paper Blog

"Millions of gallons of water laced with toxic chemicals from oil and gas drilling rigs are pumped for consumption by wildlife and livestock with the formal approval…

FRACKING WATER OKAY FOR LIVESTOCK, WILDIFE; EPA CLAIMS

From: Bubblews

"Drink up folks! The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency thinks that it's okay to drink the leftover waste water from fracking (well, for wildlife and livestock to drink…

WILDLIFE, LIVESTOCK DRINKING FRACKING FLUIDS? EPA SAYS OK

From: Common Dreams 

"From the depths of the earth, or from the surface of the land, Wyoming's water is under the assault of fracking. The non-profit watchdog group Public Employees…

EPA NUKES RADIATION RULES

From: EnviroReporter

"EPA NUKES RADIATION RULES."

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GROUP SAYS FDA LAX ON ANTIBIOTICS IN LIVESTOCK

From: San Francisco Chronicle

"Combing through piles of documents obtained by a Freedom of Information Act request, an environmental group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

N.J. WOODLANDS LOGGING MEASURE SPLITS ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS

From: Philly.com

"A message to the Audubon Society, the only organization in the state certified to produce Forest Stewardship Plans, was not returned. In the past, Bill Wolfe, an environmental…

VIOLENCE AGAINST PARK POLICE ON THE RISE

From: The Baltimore Sun

"Data complied by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, found a 43 percent jump in violent incidents against the Park Police alone…

PIPELINES: SECRECY SURROUNDING EXXON'S PEGASUS PROBE FUELS QUESTIONS OVER KEYSTONE XL PLANS

From: Environment and Energy Publishing

"Another nonprofit watchdog group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, recently sued PHMSA for disclosing six of 300 emergency…

RECORDS: STATES PRESSED FOR LIMITS ON GRAY WOLVES BEFORE FEDERAL PROPOSAL TO LIFT PROTECTIONS

From: The Washington Post

"The documents suggest the animal’s fate was decided through political bargaining between state and federal officials, said Jeff Ruch, executive director of…

PUC SHUFFLES ITS STAFF AMID FUROR OVER ITS HANDLING OF PG&E PUNISHMENT FOR SAN BRUNO EXPLOSION

From: Mercury News

"We could have another San Bruno. It could happen again," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. "The lessons…