Press Clips

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


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…

TOXIC SITE IN FAIR LAWN LEFT UNCONTROLLED BY EPA

From: Fair Lawn Patch
A potentially environmentally hazardous site in Fair Lawn was left off the Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund National Priority List, according to a statement…

GROUP: 4 MORRIS SITES LEFT OFF SUPERFUND LIST

From: Daily Record
But according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), there are 27 additional sites in New Jersey that scored high enough on the government’s hazard…