Press Clips

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


COUNCIL LEADERS ANGRY OVER REVELATIONS ON PEACE BRIDGE

From: The Buffalo News

"Buffalo Common Council leaders reacted angrily Thursday to the disclosure that state planners of a Peace Bridge plaza project saidthey had received the approval…

GROUP IS SKEPTICAL OF GOV. RICK SCOTT'S CALL FOR MORE ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION

From:WGCU

"This is the kind of thing that environmentalists like Jerry Phillips with the Florida chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) want to hear. PEER…

PROPOSAL GIVES MOST NATIONAL BISON RANGE MANAGEMENT TO CSKT

From: Missoulian

"A Washington, D.C., group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, led opposition of the 2008 funding agreement, claiming that it opened up 80 percent of…

FEDS TO PHASE OUT GMO FARMS AND NEONICOTINOID PESTICIDES AT WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: Truthout

"Scientists warn that GMO farming leads to increased pesticide use that can harm native grasses and wildlife such as birds and aquatic animals, according to a statement…

PLOTTING AT THE PEACE BRIDGE

From: The Buffalo News

"It all happened in a little-noticed public meeting of the Peace Bridge Authority board April 25, and it’s all revealed in audio recordings obtained by Public…

IN FACE OF CRITICISM, DISTRICT REOPENS MORE MALIBU HIGH BUILDINGS

From: The Malibu Times

"Malibu Unites, a local group formed by concerned parents, accuses the district of remaining in Federal violation of the law by not removing materials that contain…

FEDERAL AGENCY CONSIDERS REGULATING OIL, GAS DRILLING ON WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: Victoria Advocate

"The public comment period closed in July, and no further steps are scheduled. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an environmental watchdog group,…

NATIONAL REFUGES TO BAN GE CROPS AND BEE-KILLING PESTICIDES

From: eNews Park Forest

"The FWS decision, announced via internal memoranda July 17 and obtained by Center for Food Safety (CFS), follows a longstanding grassroots, legal, and policy…

BARNEGAT BAY / FOLLOW THE SCIENCE

From: Press of Atlantic City

"In a perverse way, it's a shame all threats to New Jersey's all-important tourism economy can't be as big and impossible-to-miss as Hurricane Sandy. State…

THE U.S. BANS GMOS, BEE-KILLING PESTICIDES IN ALL WILDLIFE REFUGES

From: TakePart

"“We are gratified that the Fish and Wildlife Service has finally concluded that industrial agriculture, with GE crops and powerful pesticides, is both bad for wildlife…