Press Clips

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


EXPLODING HOG FARMS AND MYSTERIOUS MISSING BIRDS

From: High Country News
Perhaps it was the "intense public scrutiny," as Jeff Ruch, head of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, put it, or it may have been a sudden attack of…

The New West Political Revolving Door Opens An Ethical Debate

From: News and Guide
I asked attorney Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in Washington, D.C., to offer his interpretation. more . . . 

NOAA Says Cuts Won’t Affect Tsunami Alerts

From: Claims Journal
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the cuts planned for its tsunami warning network won’t affect emergency alerts. That agency has issued a rebuttal…

THE HIDDEN EMAIL THE WHITE HOUSE HOPES TO KEEP UNDER WRAPS

From: Food Consumer
In related news, the White House has refused to release certain portions of a January 11 email sent from a Monsanto-linked lobbyist to top Obama administration policy analyst…

SHOULD CORPORATIONS BANKROLL NATIONAL PARKS?

From: Mother Jones
But that hasn't stopped some from worrying about creeping corporatization in our parks. Most recently, the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

DOCUMENTS SHOW NINE MORE NEW JERSEY SUPERFUND-ELIGIBLE SITES UNFUNDED

From: Press of Altantic City
The nine were found in documents released to the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which sued the Environmental Protection Agency for the…

NEW NUCLEAR REACTOR CONSEQUENCES ANALYSES DOWNPLAYS RISK OF “UNLIKELY” NUCLEAR ACCIDENT IN UNITED STATES

From: Enformable
Monitoring of radioactivity providing the data that Dr. Sherman and Mangano linked to infant mortality, the EPA announced it would only gather readings every three months.…

PD EDITORIAL: SAVING PENNIES, RISKING LIVES ON TSUNAMI WARNING

From: Press Democrat
“This is like a homeowner trying to economize by disconnecting the smoke detector,” Jeff Ruch, the president of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told…

PUSH BACK ON CUTS TO TSUNAMI WARNING FUND

From: Times-Standard
Just under a year ago, as soon as news of a 9.0-magnitude earthquake in Japan reached our North Coast, authorities began evacuating shores likely to be hit by the tsunami…

COURT: 'COOL IT, KEN'

From: Fredericksburg
SOME 16,000 faculty teach in Virginia colleges, and a goodly number of them get state research grants. But Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli directed his office's investigative…