Press Clips

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


USDA MAY BE SUPPRESSING ANTI-GMO SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY

From: Top Secret Writers

"In October 2015, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) published a news release titled, 'USDA Scientist Punished for Pollinator Research.'"

S.D. RESEARCHER TO RECEIVE CIVIC COURAGE AWARD

From: Argus Leader

"In his complaint to the board, filed by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) on his behalf, Lundgren says he was suspended after lodging…

SD SCIENTIST HONORED FOR "CIVIC COURAGE" IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

From: Capital Journal

"A group called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, filed a legal challenge on Lundgren’s behalf on Oct. 28."

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PYTHON CHALLENGE ON THE WILD SIDE

From: Florida Today

"Because the hunt is being held in Everglades National Park, it has drawn strong criticism from PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility)."

NEWSTRACK - EFFIGY MOUNDS STILL TO TACKLE BOARDWALKS

From: The Gazette

"The admission came after two National Park Service critics — members of the Friends of Effigy Mounds and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility —…

DEP DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR MAY LACK ENVIRONMENTAL EXPERIENCE, BUT IS AN EXPERT IN HUNTING

From: Tampa Bay Times

""He must have been brought in to oversee the introduction of hunting to the state parks," said Jerry Phillips, a former DEP attorney who heads up the Florida…

INTRIGUE AT THE TOP OF THE US'S CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD

From: Chemistry World

"The Public Employees for Environmental Research (Peer), a non-profit environmental protection organisation that will provide legal representation for Horowitz…

TURF WARS: HOW SAFE ARE THE FIELDS WHERE WE PLAY?

From: ESPNW

""I kept asking people, 'Don't you guys think it's weird?' Does someone think it's weird that all these goalkeepers have cancer ... and there are only one or two per…

CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD MOVES TO FIRE TWO TOP STAFF

From: Chemical & Engineering News

"The letter was released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a watchdog group that is representing Horowitz, a 15-year…

NONPROFIT ACCUSES USDA OF SCIENTIFIC CENSORSHIP

From: Courthouse News Service

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, claims the USDA unfairly ignored its petition challenging the agency's 'scientific integrity…