Press Clips

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


ONE YEAR AFTER STANDOFF WITH ARMED MILITIA, BLM EMPLOYEES STILL FEEL VULNERABLE

From: Government Executive

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said BLM has refused to disclose any documents relating to its decision-making process in regard to the…

ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCACY GROUP FILES PETITION SEEKING PROTECTIONS FOR USDA SCIENTISTS

From: Lexology

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) arguing that the agency does not adhere…

BILL WOULD REQUIRE DEP TO SET LIMIT FOR TOXIC CHEMICAL IN DRINKING WATER

From: NJ Spotlight

"Bill Wolfe, a former DEP official who now campaigns with the nonprofit Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility to keep state environmental policy separate…

THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND. NO, IT’S WASHINGTON’S LAND

From: The Wall Street Journal

"Shawn Regan didn’t need an apocryphal “script of a John Wayne film” to describe the “showdown brewing in the American West . . . between the states and…

USDA UNDER FIRE FOR RULES PERMITTING AGRIBUSINESS INTERESTS LIKE MONSANTO TO INTIMIDATE SCIENTISTS

From: eNews Park Forest

"Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--April 7, 2015. Scientists working with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) don’t have adequate protections from pressure…

BURDEN OF PROOF HURT STATE IN N.J.-EXXON SETTLEMENT, SOME SAY

From: WNYC

Bill Wolfe heads the New Jersey chapter of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility."The polluter knows that he's gotta pay something," he says. "But they know that…

SOME SAY NJ HAD LITTLE CHOICE BUT TO SETTLE WITH EXXON

From: New Jersey Law Journal

Bill Wolfe, the director of nonprofit environmental advocacy group New Jersey Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the issue is one he’s…

Terrorism, Fraud, and the RCRA Corrosivity Characteristic

From: JD Supra.com

"The agreement came in a joint motion approved on March 13, 2015, by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and filed between EPA and EPA employee Dr. Cate…

MONSANTO IS IN HOT WATER - AGAIN

From: Truthout

"The petition, filed by the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), demands that the USDA reform its so-called "scientific integrity…

BLM ALLOWS OLD UNPLUGGED WELLS TO FESTER IN UTAH, FORMER EMPLOYEE’S REPORT SAYS

From: The Salt Lake Tribune

"The Seep Ridge No. 3 well never produced much oil and gas...Such "orphaned" wells unnecessarily enlarge the oil and gas industry's footprint on Utah's landscape,…