Press Clips

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


SHOULD CONTRACTORS DO NATIONAL SECURITY WORK?

From: The Washington Post

" Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, is one who believes government keeps too much information secret, making…

PEER FILES LAWSUIT ON THE POLITICAL SHENANIGANS BEHIND THE WOLF DELISTING

From: The Wildlife News

" The delisting came after a couple weeks delay that briefly raised hopes of wolf conservationists. PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility)…

WILDLIFE HEARINGS SET IN ALEXANDRIA AND NATCHEZ, MISS.

From: The Town Talk

"The agency also must conduct a new environmental analysis before deciding whether farmers may resume using genetically modified crops. Fish and Wildlife agreed…

EPA: NUMBERS DISPROVE CONSERVATIVE CLAIM OF BIAS

From: Politico

"Horner’s calculations, which have become a constant theme in the Republican attacks, allege that EPA denied 14 out of his 15 fee waiver requests when he sought information…

GROUP QUESTIONS SAFETY OF NEW TSUNAMI CENTER

From: Star Advertiser

" The Washington, D.C.-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility is critical of the location, saying the danger is that the center would be rendered…

SENATOR STABENOW PLEDGES OPPOSITION TO THE 'MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT'

From: eNews Park Forest

" This is a concern for consumer health and environmental organizations because they have used court decisions to help slow down the advance on GE crops. In…

FIRED WHISTLEBLOWER RECEIVES $820K SETTLEMENT FROM LABOR DEPARTMENT

From: Government Executive

" Richard Whitmore worked for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for more than 20 years as the agency’s top recordkeeping official before speaking…

FORMER WORKER WINS BIG DOL SETTLEMENT

From: Washington Post

" The settlement was announced by PEER, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. PEER said Whitmore’s termination followed Washington Post Federal Diary…

FEDS TO PAY OSHA WHISTLEBLOWER $820,000 SETTLEMENT

From: Charlotte Observer

" The size of the Whitmore settlement will likely get the attention of many federal officials, said Paula Dinerstein, a lawyer who has represented Whitmore…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS FILE LEGAL ACTION SEEKING TO BAN OFF-ROAD OPEN RIDING AT OCOTILLO WELLS

From: East County Magazine

" Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and the Desert Protective Council (DPC) filed a legal action May 21, 2013 to stop open riding in…