Press Clips

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


LEGAL FUND HELPING CLIMATE SCIENTISTS DRAW LINE IN THE SAND

From: Inside Climate News
The Climate Science Defense Fund declined to release the names of the other four scientists it's working with. But Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees…

SENATORS DEMAND OBAMA TSUNAMI PROGRAM CUTS BE RESTORED

From: Mercury News
Alarmed at the Obama administration's proposed cuts to America's tsunami warning and preparedness programs, six U.S. senators from California, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii…

N.J. DEP ADOPTS RULE ALLOWING FOR WAIVERS FROM REGULATIONS

From: Philly.com
"It is so vague that it opens the door to all forms of abuse, which will result in protections of the environment and public health taking a backseat to politics and economic…

ACTIVISTS SAY EPA $204M FIX FOR POLLUTED AMERICAN CYANAMID PROPERTY WILL NOT PERMANENTLY RESOLVE PROBLEM

From: NJ.com
The Edison Wetlands Association and the Sierra Club said their stance was supported by the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, Clean Ocean Action, the Lawrence Brook Watershed…

EVEN AFTER COSTLY CLEAN-UP, TOXINS WOULD REMAIN AT AMERICAN CYANAMID SITE

From: My Central Jersey.com
But the proposal was roundly criticized by officials from the Edison Wetlands Association, the N.J. Sierra Club, Raritan Riverkeeper, NJ Public Employees for Environmental…

NPS RANGER SPEAKS OUT AGAINST DAN SNYDER, AGENCY CORRUPTION

From: WTOP 103.5 FM
Robert M. Danno says he has endured years of severe retaliation from the federal agency. The "employed but ignored" ranger and former chief ranger is telling all through…

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…