Press Clips

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


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…

MITT ROMNEY'S EPA WOULD LIKELY LOOK FAMILIAR

From: Politico
The effort was undone by his successor Gov. Deval Patrick in 2008, said the environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.  more . . . 

NJ ENVIRONMENTAL FEDERATION AND CHRISTIE -- A RELATIONSHIP ON THE ROCKS

From: NJ Spotlight
“For more than two years, they have been, if not firmly enabling these policies, they were quietly supporting them and undermining critics in other cases," said Bill Wolfe,…

ROMNEY RUNS AFOUL OF PEER

From: Politico
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility is going after Mitt Romney starting Thursday with a series of reports questioning his record as Massachusetts governor on seven…

N.J. ENVIRONMENTAL FEDERATION: ‘D’ ON CHRISTIE POLICIES

From: One New Jersey
Bill Wolfe, of Public Employees of Environmental Responsibility (PEER) called EF’s report card “self serving,” saying the group “enabled and supported policies” of the…

WILDLLIFE SERVICES' DEADLY FORCE OPENS PANDORA'S BOX OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS

From: Sacramento Bee
Like the prow of a ship, the Granite Mountains rise sharply from the creamy-white playa of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. Here, in rugged terrain owned by the American…

PARK SERVICE SLAMMED FOR NEW BIKE TRAIL AT BIG BEND NP

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
After reviewing the decision document and the public comments, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility director Jeff Ruch said it appears the park…