Press Clips

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


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…

NOAA SAYS CUTS WON'T AFFECT TSUNAMI ALERTS

From: Denver Post
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…

A WIN FOR CLIMATE SCIENCE IN VIRGINIA

From: Summit County Citizens Voice
“This is a classic case of a politician misusing his office and the law to advance his career,” said Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Director…

EDITORIAL: WHAT TSUNAMI?

From: The Daily Astorian
According to the White House’s proposed 2013 budget and the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), tsunami warning and preparedness…

LOCAL OFFICIALS WEIGH IN ON REPORT OF POSSIBLE TSUNAMI PREPAREDNESS FUNDING CUTS

From: Belmont Patch
But a budget released earlier this month by the White House proposes to cut the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association's emergency public outreach and other programs…

N.J. ENDANGERED AND THREATENED SPECIES, MAP CHANGES

From: Asbury Park Press
Bill Wolfe of New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the New Jersey Sierra Club criticized the DEP, saying 31,000 acres of critical habitat…

PEER, NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION AT ODDS OVER FOUNDATION'S SPENDING HABITS

From: National Parks Traveler
The Foundation was chartered by Congress specifically to support the national parks. But according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, only about…