Press Clips

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


SACKED EPA CHEMIST WINS JOB BACK

From: RSC
Jenkins, who worked for the EPA for more than 30 years, was fired after being accused of threatening her supervisor. But her attorney, Paula Dinerstein, says that the claim is utterly…

INSIDER: EPA LIED ABOUT WTC AIR

From: CBS News
In an exclusive interview, Cate Jenkins. Ph.D., tells The Early Show national correspondent Tracy Smith that wasn't so, and EPA officials knew it, but covered up the truth.

MIKE MCQUEARY'S WHISTLEBLOWER CASE AGAINST PENN STATE COULD BE "TRICKY," EXPERTS SAY

From: CBS News
According to a 2011 analysis by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, 40 states have strengthened their whistleblower protection laws since 2006, and Moberly points…

CATE JENKINS, CYNTHIA MCKINNEY AND OTHER PATRIOTS

From: WOT on Earth
One of these professional, honest scientists is Dr. Cate Jenkins. She has worked at the EPA for over 30 years, a very diminutive person and also a survivor of polio. When…

E.P.A. CHEMIST WHO WARNED OF GROUND ZERO DUST IS REINSTATED

From: The New York Times
But Paula Dinerstein, a lawyer for Dr. Jenkins, said Tuesday that the ruling vindicated her client indirectly. “I think it shows to us that the agency was trying to…

EPA WHISTLEBLOWER GETS JOB BACK

From: Alan Colmes
It was also a rare victory for whistleblowers, said lawyer Paula Dinerstein. “This doesn’t happen that often.” Being a whistleblower requires courage and the ability to speak…

EPA WHISTLEBLOWER WHO EXPOSED 9/11 HEALTH RISKS GETS JOB BACK

From: Democracy Now
Cate Jenkins, a chemist who worked for the Environmental Protection Agency, was the first EPA official to warn that dust in the air around the World Trade Center could pose…

EPA COURT ORDERED TO REINSTATE FIRED 9-11 WHISTLEBLOWER

From: Free Speech Radio News
Dr. Cate Jenkins is a chemist who contradicted the official EPA line that there was no health hazard in the toxic dust released after the 2001 terrorist attacks…

EPA SCIENTIST WHO WARNED OF CAUSTIC DUST FROM GROUND ZERO WINS JOB BACK

From: The Guardian
It was also a rare victory for whistleblowers, said lawyer Paula Dinerstein. "This doesn't happen that often." Jenkins, who has spent more than 30 years at the EPA, was…

WORTH FIGHTING FOR

From: National Parks Traveler
After the chief ranger approached Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility about his concerns over the tree-cutting, his relationship with Superintendent…