Press Clips

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


DISTRICT RELEASES NEW PCB TEST RESULTS

From: The Malibu Times

"The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) Friday released new results for PCB testing in Malibu High School and Juan Cabrillo Elementary, which…

GROUP QUESTIONS USDA SCIENCE PETITION TO USDA DEMANDS CHANGES IN SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY POLICIES, PROCEDURES

From: DTN The Progressive Farmer

"The group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, charges that USDA scientists "routinely suffer retaliation and harassment" from managers…

LEGISLATURE OPPOSES CREATION OF AN ALEUTIAN ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

From: Alaska Native News

"The Senate unanimously passed Bush Caucus Chair Bryce Edgmon’s House Joint Resolution 7, which lays out the reasons why the Legislature is angered by the move…

MALIBU PARENTS AND TEACHERS ARE FRIGHTENED TO LEARN THAT TEST RESULTS REVEAL SHOCKINGLY HIGH PCB EXPOSURE

From: JD Supra

"New test results posted by the Santa Monica-Malibu school district (SMMUSD) show nine classrooms and other facilities containing toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)…

GROUPS SUE MALIBU SCHOOL OFFICIALS TO HASTEN CLEANUP OF TOXIC CONTAMINATION

From: Southern California Public Radio

"Attorneys representing America Unites for Kids and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed the complaint on Monday. It…

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON HAS SOME CHOICE WORDS FOR ANYONE WHO VOTES FOR A CLIMATE DENIER

From: Think Progress

"Since that piece came out, more reports have come out claiming that the banextended to other agencies in Florida. A report from Public Employees for Environmental…

LAWSUIT DEMANDS MALIBU SCHOOLS REMOVE CONTAMINATED CAULK

From: SF Gate

"Parents and teachers at a California school district where celebrities including Cindy Crawford removed their children over fears about PCBs filed a lawsuit Monday demanding…

PCB LAWSUIT FILED TODAY AGAINST SCHOOL DISTRICT

From: The Malibu Times

"America Unites For Kids (formerly Malibu Unites) and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) today filed a lawsuit against the Santa Monica-Malibu…

CITIZEN'S LAWSUIT ALLEGES PCB CONTAMINATION IN MALIBU CLASSROOMS

From: Santa Monica Mirror

"A citizen's lawsuit filed today accuses Malibu school officials of violating the federal Toxic Substances Control Act by failing to decontaminate the city's…

LAWSUIT ALLEGES TOXIC CONTAMINATION IN MALIBU CLASSROOMS

From: My News LA

"“The district had ample notice and more than ample opportunity to avoid litigation but has not moved a step toward complying with the law to insure safety for students…