Press Clips

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


CHRISTIE'S NOMINATION FOR PINELANDS COMMISSION OK'D AS PIPELINE PROJECT LOOMS

From: NJ.com

""I think Mr. Barr's a fine man. He's a good public servant," said Bill Wolfe, head of the state chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. But Wolfe…

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE APPROVES PINELANDS NOMINEE

From: Burlington County Times

"TRENTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Gov. Chris Christie’s controversial nominee to the New Jersey Pinelands Commission."

ENVIRONMENTALISTS PROTEST FOREST SERVICE JOB CUTS

From: Government Executive

"A Forest Service plan to eliminate 133 jobs in law enforcement on federal property prompted an outcry from the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental…

WHISTLEBLOWERS, ACTIVISTS CALL FOR FEDERAL PROBE INTO PEACE BRIDGE ROAD PROJECT

From: The Buffalo News

"In separate letters to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Inspector General, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and the Niagara Gateway…

GROUPS SUE TO BLOCK INYO COUNTY OFF-ROAD PLAN

From: KCET

""A small group of off-roaders has convinced Inyo County supervisors to force this project on unwilling residents, who not only bear the social and environmental impacts,…

POPULAR ATHLETIC FIELD TURF RAISES WORRIES IN NORTH JERSEY

From: North Jersey

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, pointed to 30 or so chemicals “of some concern” in tires. PEER, a non-profit…

ORGANIZATION CHALLENGES ADVENTURE TRAILS IN STATE COURT

From: Sierra Wave

""A small group of off-roaders has convinced Inyo County supervisors to force this project on unwilling residents, who not only bear the social and environmental impacts,…

KLAMATH WATER AND POWER AUTHORITY HEAD CALLS WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT “PETTY AND SPITEFUL,” SAYS IT WON’T HELP ENVIRONMENT

From: Endangered Species & Wetlands Report

"Statement by Hollie Cannon, executive director of the Klamath Water and Power Authority, in response to the whistleblower complaint filed…

‘MILLIONS WASTED’: WHISTLEBLOWER CLAIM LODGED AGAINST BOR, IRRIGATORS

From: Herald and News

"The claim, filed Wednesday by the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), asserts that a federal program meant to help Klamath Basin fish has…

WHISTLEBLOWERS TARGET BUREC KLAMATH BASIN CONTRACTS

From: Endangered Species & Wetlands Report

"A 2008 contract between BuRec and the Klamath Water and Power Agency “has morphed beyond any recognizable shape from a feasibility study…