Press Clips

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


POMPTON LAKE DREDGING DELAYED

From: NJ Spotlight
While the association is "excited" about the dredging delay, "we're still skeptical about the actual plan," Patterson said. She credited "public pressure," especially outreach…

EPA POSTPONES POMPTON LAKE DREDGING AFTER HEIGHTENED CRITICISM

From: New Jersey Newsroom
In recent years, Riggiola noted the residents have found allies among environmental groups including the Edison Wetlands Association and Public Employees for Environmental…

CLIMATE SCIENCE LEGAL DEFENSE FUND FLIPS THE THEME OF HEARTLAND’S LETTER

From: Planetsave
As I’ve noted in two posts so far, the Heartland Institute’s complete hypocrisy in the midst of its own documents being leaked is hard not to notice. Well, I think Public Employees…

NOAA TO ZERO OUT FUNDING FOR ALASKA TSUNAMI CENTER IN PALMER - UPDATED WITH SEN. BEGICH STATEMENT

From: Progressive Alaska
Alaska’s tsunami and seismic network and emergency public outreach for the West Coast and Alaska, among other activities, according to Public Employees for Environmental…

WHITE HOUSE REFUSES TO RELEASE EMAIL FROM MONSANTO-LINKED LOBBYIST

From: Truthout
"We suspect the reason an industry lobbyist so cavalierly shared strategy is that the White House is part of that strategy," stated Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

GLEICK APOLOGY OVER HEARTLAND LEAK STIRS ETHICS DEBATE AMONG CLIMATE SCIENTISTS

From: The Guardian
The outing of the researcher who exposed the Heartland Institute's efforts to discredit climate change has thrown the scientific community into tumult, with fierce debates…

CLIMATE SCIENTIST DEFENSE GROUP AND PETER GLEICK ILLUSTRATE HEARTLAND’S IRONY AND HYPOCRISY

From: Scholars and Rogues
While Heartland is apparently immune to the irony of their legal protestations about public exposure of confidential documents, Public Employees for Environmental…

NJDEP: STATE IS OVERSEEING TOXIC SITE, PEER REPORT WAS 'MISLEADING'

From: Fair Lawn Patch
The issue came to light Wednesday when Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) issued a statement excoriating the EPA for failing to add Borden Chemical…

COUNCIL'S OK ROUTES PIPELINE THROUGH HEART OF HIGHLANDS

From: NJ Spotlight
Bill Wolfe, a former Department of Environmental Protection staffer who helped write the Highlands protection law, told the council, Tennessee Gas Pipeline is not a "public…

POLLUTER TAX, SUPERFUND VITAL TO N.J

From: Asbury Park Press
New Jersey, as we all know far too well, is the nation’s leader in toxic waste sites. The state has the dubious distinction of placing 144 of them on the latest federal…