Press Clips

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


PCB LAWSUIT WILL GO TO TRIAL MAY 17

From: Malibu Surfside News

"On March 28, United States District Court Judge Percy Anderson declined to grant the District its motion for summary judgment on the lawsuit, which was filed…

UPROAR OVER CALIFORNIA SCHOOL HANDLING OF TOXIC CHEMICALS

From: CBS News

"Building materials used in a California school are sparking a nationwide debate about the safety of students."

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ELUSIVE FORMER EPA SCIENTIST LOOKING TO CLEAR HIS NAME

From: E & E

""It should concern every public servant and citizen that Phil North is being targeted for harassment solely for doing his job," PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch said in…

HARD TO FIND RETIRED EPA SCIENTIST TELLS WHERE HE'S BEEN AND WHY HE FOUGHT PEBBLE

From: Alaska Dispatch News

"After almost 10 hours of sworn testimony over two days last week in the Washington, D.C., law office of a firm representing Pebble, North on Friday began…

SUIT AGAINST SMMUSD CAN GO TO TRIAL

From: Santa Monica Daily Press

"Judge Anderson reprimanded the plaintiffs over their behavior calling the illegal testing “an outrageous abuse of the judicial process” and said the…

CEASE FIRE: US JUDGE TELLS FEDERAL MANAGERS TO HALT CORMORANT HUNTS

From: The Post And Courier

"The slaughter of thousands of cormorants on the Marion-Moultrie lakes was “biological malpractice” and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must prove the…

GREENS WIN FIGHT TO PROTECT CORMORANT

From: Courthouse News Service

"The agency ultimately chose in 2014 to extend the orders for another five years. That prompted Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER),…

DOUBLE CRESTED CORMORANTS FINALLY FIND A FRIEND

From: The Times Herald

"Judge Bates issued his ruling in a suit brought by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. PEER is a well-respected national advocacy group of public…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE PROPOSING CHANGES TO PHILANTHROPIC PARTNERSHIPS AND DONATIONS

From: National Parks Traveler

"One of the slogans called Bud Light "the perfect beer for removing ‘no’ from your vocabulary for the night.” At the time, Public Employees for Environmental…

COURT DENIES SMMUSD MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT

From: The Malibu Times

"AU (formerly Malibu Unites) and PEER are plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed in March 2015 against SMMUSD Superintendent Sandra Lyon, together with district CFO Jan…