Press Clips

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


N.J. ENVIRONMENTAL FEDERATION: ‘D’ ON CHRISTIE POLICIES

From: One New Jersey
Bill Wolfe, of Public Employees of Environmental Responsibility (PEER) called EF’s report card “self serving,” saying the group “enabled and supported policies” of the…

WILDLLIFE SERVICES' DEADLY FORCE OPENS PANDORA'S BOX OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS

From: Sacramento Bee
Like the prow of a ship, the Granite Mountains rise sharply from the creamy-white playa of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. Here, in rugged terrain owned by the American…

PARK SERVICE SLAMMED FOR NEW BIKE TRAIL AT BIG BEND NP

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
After reviewing the decision document and the public comments, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility director Jeff Ruch said it appears the park…

THE KILLING AGENCY: WILDLIFE SERVICES' BRUTAL METHODS LEAVE A TRAIL OF ANIMAL DEATH

From: Sacramento Bee
"We all want to see bighorn sheep protected," said Karen Schambach, California field director for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. "What gives me the…

TREES, TREES -- NEW PLANTINGS EVERYWHERE

From: Philly.com
New Jersey has announced a plan to clear-cut 200 trees on Bull's Island State Park, south of Stockton. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has criticized the…

CORPORATE CRONYISM: HOW BIG IS THE REVOLVING DOOR?

From: The New American
The Obama administration is now blocking a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by an environmental group, Public Employees for Environment Responsibility…

FIVE ACRES OF BULL'S ISLAND TREES ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK

From: Lehigh Valley
The tree clearing drew criticism from West Amwell Township environmental activist Bill Wolfe, a former DEP employee who called the plan “a hairbrained scheme to wipe out…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE'S HANDLING OF MULTIPLE-USE TRAIL AT BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK CRITICIZED

From: National Parks Traveler
This would be the first trail constructed from scratch on undeveloped park land to accommodate both hikers and mountain bikes, according to Public Employees for…

COURT RULES AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS OVER PANTHER 'CRITICAL HABITAT'

From: Naples News
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the Southwest Florida-based Council…

DEP PLANS TO CLEAR-CUT TREES AT BULL'S ISLAND PARK, SITE OF FATAL CAMPGROUND ACCIDENT

From: NJ.com
Bill Wolfe of West Amwell Township, an activist and former DEP employee, said that the “harebrained scheme to wipe out supposedly killer trees should be halted in its tracks.”…