Press Clips

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


US INTEGRITY EFFORT HITS TROUBLED WATER

From: Nature
Jeff Ruch, executive director of the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in Washington DC, believe that an absence of whistle-blower protections is…

BARRY SULKIN HONORED BY CONSERVATION GROUP

From: The Tennessean
Nashvillian Barry Sulkin, director of Tennessee Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, has been named conservationist of the year by a North Carolina-based…

EPA WANTS TO LIMIT GREENHOUSE GASES FROM NEW POWER PLANTS

From: NJ Spotlight
Others were more critical. Bill Wolfe, director of the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, called the action irresponsible. "All the…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS SLAM EPA PLAN FOR BRIDGEWATER SUPERFUND SITE

From: NJ.com
"It will just make the flooding worse downstream," said Bill Wolfe, a former policy analyst for the state Department of Environmental Protection who now steers the watchdog group…

OSHA WHISTLEBLOWER JOB OPEN — CHER CAN APPLY

From: Washington Post
“It’s like shuffling bureaucratic deck chairs on a sinking ship,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the whistleblower group Public Employees for Environment Responsibility.

MONSANTO PLANS MASSIVE BIOTECH EXPERIMENT IN THE US

From: RT
Acting on concerns that Washington has been overly encouraging to Monsanto as they force farms into foreclosure, US-based non-profit group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

WHITE HOUSE MAKING WHISTLEBLOWER ADVOCATES NERVOUS

From: Washington Post
Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, wants Obama to demonstrate his bona fides “by appointing a whistleblower to run a program…

LEGAL FUND HELPING CLIMATE SCIENTISTS DRAW LINE IN THE SAND

From: Inside Climate News
The Climate Science Defense Fund declined to release the names of the other four scientists it's working with. But Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees…

SENATORS DEMAND OBAMA TSUNAMI PROGRAM CUTS BE RESTORED

From: Mercury News
Alarmed at the Obama administration's proposed cuts to America's tsunami warning and preparedness programs, six U.S. senators from California, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii…

N.J. DEP ADOPTS RULE ALLOWING FOR WAIVERS FROM REGULATIONS

From: Philly.com
"It is so vague that it opens the door to all forms of abuse, which will result in protections of the environment and public health taking a backseat to politics and economic…