Press Clips

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


EPA HEAD SLAMMED FOR 'CLUELESS' JET TOUR TO PROMOTE EARTH DAY

From: Newsmax

"An environmental group composed of public employees is criticizing Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy's weeklong tour of the Eastern United States…

FOR EARTH DAY, DO YOUR PART: FLY SOMEWHERE TO TALK ABOUT GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

From: Science 2.0

"The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility group is having a field day with this,cataloging how many tons of CO2 this is generating and wondering why the…

ON EARTH DAY, LIBERAL HYPOCRITES FLY FIRST CLASS

From: Bayou Buzz

"Sadly, the egregious travelling does not stop with the Obama family. EPA Director Gina McCarty is celebrating Earth Day with a five city tour asking Americans to undertake…

EPA MARKS EARTH DAY WITH CONTRAILS AS DIRECTOR JETS ACROSS NATION

From: US Finance Post

"Yesterday, the United States Department of Environmental Protection began a seven-day five city tour of the nation to speak to people about the concept of climate…

FWS MANAGERS VIOLATED SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY STANDARDS, INTERNAL REPORT SAYS

From: Endangered Species and Wetlands Report

"Two Fish and Wildlife Service managers are no longer working in the service’s Tulsa, Okla., office, FWS said, responding to the release…

STATE PROBE CONFIRMS SANDY ENERGY GRANT PROGRAM FRAUGHT WITH ERRORS

From: NJ Spotlight

"The findings were based largely on a review of the administration’s internal scoring spreadsheet, which was obtained by the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees…

THE RECORD: PINELANDS' POLITICS

From: NorthJersey.com

""It is a shame that the protections of the Pinelands and the independence of the Pinelands Commission must be sacrificed for the political ambitions of scandal-plagued…

CRITICS: STATE’S DISASTER-RISK ASSESSMENT LACKS SPECIFIC COURSE OF ACTION

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe of the NJ Chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the plan failed to adequately address the growing hazards of river flooding…

NEARLY TWO DOZEN NATIONAL PARK SITES BAN PLASTIC WATER BOTTLE SALES

From: The Wilderness Society

"Disposable plastic water bottles are the largest single contributor to trash in America's national parks, making up one-third of their solid waste on average,…

CHRISTIE VETOES MINUTES OF PINELANDS COMMISSION, SLAMS 5 PERCENT RAISE FOR STAFF

From: NJ Spotlight

"“This is round one in laying the political groundwork to replace commissioners and reverse the pipeline rejection,’’ said Bill Wolfe, New Jersey director of the…