Press Clips

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


GREENS SAY EPA HIDING DISASTER PLAN DETAILS

From: Courthouse News Service

"In a complaint filed in the D.C. District Court on Oct. 24, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says it filed a Freedom of Information Act…

FEWER POLLUTERS CRIMINALLY PROSECUTED AS EPA COWERS FROM GOP ATTACKS

From: The Intercept

"Jeff Ruch, head of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, waved away all the excuses. “If the White House valued enforcement it would happen,” he said."

ANOTHER INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT SLAMS ILLEGAL IRRIGATOR SUBSIDIES

From: Daily Kos

"The audits have spurred calls by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and other groups to hold individual Reclamation officials accountable and…

EPA ADVANCES RADIOLOGICAL EMERGENCY GUIDE AS ADVOCATES SUE FOR DATA

From: Inside EPA

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), one of the 63 signatories to the comment letter, has repeatedly raised concerns that the proposed drinking…

EPA SENDS WHITE HOUSE CONTROVERSIAL RADIATION GUIDELINES

From: Greenwire

"Of those 110 radionuclides, EPA gave thresholds for only three: cesium-137, strontium-90 and iodine-131, said the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

DNR OFFICIAL EXPECTS PAVILION WORK TO BEGIN SOON

From: Chicago Tribune

"Dunes Action, a grass roots effort that opposes selling liquor at the state park and plans for the banquet center, will continue to question the decision about…

INSPECTOR GENERAL SAYS RECLAMATION WASTED $32.2 M ON KLAMATH IRRIGATORS

From: Counterpunch

"The misspending is a revealed in a new audit report that confirms charges leveled last year by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). In a…

EPA IS SUED FOR DOCUMENTS ON RADIOACTIVITY GUIDELINES

From: Greenwire

"The nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued U.S. EPA today, accusing the agency of withholding records on its contentious guidelines for radioactivity…

JUDGE REJECTS PUBLIC ACCESS TO EPA 'REVOLVING DOOR' INVESTIGATION

From: Texas Lawyer

"An environmental group has lost its bid to view documents about a "revolving door" investigation in which a former federal chemical safety official later advocated…

AMERICA UNITES APPEALS FEDERAL COURT RULING ON PCB REMEDIATION

From: Malibu Times

"Among the disputed rulings in the appeal are the standing of co-plaintiff Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), America Unites’ ability to independently…