Press Clips

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


NOAA CUTS TSUNAMI FUNDS

From: Chinook Observer
Despite a proposed budget hike of more than $150 million, NOAA is moving to curtail support for its critical ocean-based tsunami warning system and terminate funding…

TSUNAMI SCIENTISTS OBJECT TO CUTS IN WHITE HOUSE BUDGET

From: Anchorage Daily News
"This is like a homeowner trying to economize by disconnecting the smoke detector," said Jeff Ruch, president of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility,…

WHITE HOUSE PROPOSES TSUNAMI WARNING CUTS

From: NBC Bay Area
Here in the Bay Area, we've seen our fair share of earthquake disasters, including surging waves from the Japanese earthquake one year ago that battered the coast and damaged…

PARKS CHARITY SPENDS MORE ON ITSELF THAN PARKS: REPORT

From: Huffington Post
The foundation established to accept and administer gifts for the National Park Service spends more on fundraising, overhead and feeding corporate donors than on grants…

PAYMENTS TO MOVE CREEKS, DESTROY WETLANDS CRITICIZED

From: The Tennessean
“This is not just a little bit clogged up with algae,” said Barry Sulkin, an environmental consultant with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. more . . . 

WHITE HOUSE PROPOSES TO CUT TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEM

From: Mercury News
"This is like a homeowner trying to economize by disconnecting the smoke detector," said Jeff Ruch, president of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a nonprofit…

U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE RECOMMENDS MORE TESTING IN POMPTON LAKES

From: NorthJersey.com
Bill Wolfe, of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said, "This is a highly significant move on the part of the FWS and it completely undermines the prior…

ENVIRONMENTALISTS SLAM STATE RESPONSE TO PAULSBORO OIL SPILL

From: West Deptford Patch
That close proximity to the school, as well as the rest of the community, was something that also concerned Bill Wolfe, a former planner and policy analyst with the…

THE RECORD: CLEANUP CONTINUES

From: NorthJersey.com
The latest chapter in this toxic saga has the federal Environmental Protection Agency putting the kibosh on plans by the chemical giant to dredge 26 acres of Pompton Lake…

U.S. MAY SINK ITS TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEM

From: Central Valley Business Times
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration may curtail support for its ocean-based tsunami warning system, according to an analysis of NOAA’s proposed…