Press Clips

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


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…

MERCURY NEWS EDITORIAL: DON'T REDUCE TSUNAMI ALERTS

From: Mercury News
When Congress passed the bill authorizing a tsunami warning system in 2005, every senator from California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii signed on. It was one of…

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,…