Press Clips

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


GLEICK APOLOGY OVER HEARTLAND LEAK STIRS ETHICS DEBATE AMONG CLIMATE SCIENTISTS

From: The Guardian
The outing of the researcher who exposed the Heartland Institute's efforts to discredit climate change has thrown the scientific community into tumult, with fierce debates…

CLIMATE SCIENTIST DEFENSE GROUP AND PETER GLEICK ILLUSTRATE HEARTLAND’S IRONY AND HYPOCRISY

From: Scholars and Rogues
While Heartland is apparently immune to the irony of their legal protestations about public exposure of confidential documents, Public Employees for Environmental…

NJDEP: STATE IS OVERSEEING TOXIC SITE, PEER REPORT WAS 'MISLEADING'

From: Fair Lawn Patch
The issue came to light Wednesday when Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) issued a statement excoriating the EPA for failing to add Borden Chemical…

COUNCIL'S OK ROUTES PIPELINE THROUGH HEART OF HIGHLANDS

From: NJ Spotlight
Bill Wolfe, a former Department of Environmental Protection staffer who helped write the Highlands protection law, told the council, Tennessee Gas Pipeline is not a "public…

POLLUTER TAX, SUPERFUND VITAL TO N.J

From: Asbury Park Press
New Jersey, as we all know far too well, is the nation’s leader in toxic waste sites. The state has the dubious distinction of placing 144 of them on the latest federal…

27 N.J. SITES COULD HAVE BEEN ON CLEANUP LIST

From: Philly.com
According to the agency's internal documents, obtained by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, 27 sites scored greater than 28.5 points, the qualifying score…

EPA FAILS TO DEFEND CLEAN WATER ACT, ALLOWS APPOINTMENT OF INDUSTRY INSIDERS

From: The Examiner
The organizations, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the Florida Clean Water Network, and the Androscoggin River Alliance, say EPA is ignoring blatant…

PALLONE ASKS EPA TO EXPLAIN 27 SITES LEFT OFF SUPERFUND LIST

From: Asbury Park Press
According to the group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), these sites scored high enough on the government’s hazard ranking system to be placed…

SUPERFUND-ELIGIBLE SITES IN NEW JERSEY NOT LISTED FOR CLEANUP

From: Environment News Service
New Jersey already has 144 Superfund sites, more than any other state, but it could have even more according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency documents…

REPORT: 27 NEW JERSEY SUPERFUND-ELIGIBLE SITES LEFT OFF LIST

From: Asbury Park Press
According to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), there are 27 sites in New Jersey that scored high enough on the government’s hazard ranking system…