Press Clips

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


IS YOUR COASTAL TOWN TSUNAMI READY?

From: UTSan Diego
Participation in the TsunamiReady program is voluntary — and it will wither if NOAA ends its financial support as planned, according to Public Employees for Environmental…

NOAA CUTS MAY WEAKEN TSUNAMI MITIGATION PROGRAM

From: OPB News
Jeff Ruch is the executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. It's a non-profit alliance of local, state and federal employees. Ruch says documents…

NJ TOWN IN FEAR OVER 30 YEAR OLD TOXIC MESS

From: WPIX
Bill Wolfe, a former EPA employee and self-proclaimed environmental muckraker says of those who live in Garfield, "They should be very concerned. They should stay out of their basements…

DEP'S TAMPA DIRECTOR MADE POLLUTION REGULATION MORE BUSINESS-FRIENDLY, THEN QUIT

From: Tampa Bay Times
...the Tampa district has been the leader in enforcing pollution rules, according to Jerry Phillips of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an environmental…

GROUP ALLEGES POLITICAL MEDDLING IN WOLF PROGRAM

From: San Antonio Express-News
Public Employees of Environmental Responsibility filed a complaint this week with the U.S. Department of Interior, alleging that political meddling has threatened…

FEDERAL CIRCUIT FINALLY GETS DUE PROCESS AND "CLEAR AND CONVINCING"

From: Whistleblowers Protection Blog
The Federal Circuit has finally put to rest the unfortunate practice of judges at the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB) of allowing the agency to "prove"…

BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE IN THE ARCTIC

From: Truthout
Because of sustained complaints from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility the administration’s attempt backfired, and instead the head of the Bureau of Ocean Energy…

CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS LITTERING NORTHERN PART OF PETROGLYPHS

From: KOB
Construction debris is littering the land and Ike Estvold said it has been sitting there since the 1980s. But the group PEER, or Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

PETROGLYPH NAT. MON. IMPERILED, NEEDS YOUR HELP

From: Tucson Citizen
The inability of the City and the National Park Service (NPS) to cooperatively manage the two-thirds of the monument that is City-owned land, according to documents posted…

NPS EMPLOYEES PUSH FOR BETTER MANAGEMENT ON PETROGLYPH NATL. MONUMENT

From: KUNM
The National Park Service, which manages the remaining third of the historic site, has offered to extend its protections across the whole area. But according to Daniel Patterson…