Press Clips

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


Gensel appoints special prosecutor to review Pavilion project allegations

From: Chesterton Tribune

"A special prosecutor will investigate allegations that the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and Pavilion Partners LLC dodged state law in advance of…

Scott Pruitt's Embattled Science "Transparency" Rule Does Not Apply to Pesticides

From: Truth Out

"The rule would not apply to pesticide companies seeking to register new chemicals, extend federal registrations for pesticides already on the market, change a warning…

Yellowstone Superintendent Not Leaving Position For Now

From: Yellowstone Insider

"Representatives from the Greater Yellowstone Coalition and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility lamented the possible shift, saying that losing…

Pesticide Safety Data Transparency a Blind Spot Under EPA Policy

From: Beyond Pesticides

"Pruitt’s plan does not enable the public to have any meaningful information about ‘environmental health risk or safety risk’ as he claims,” stated PEER General…

Firm accused of falsifying Hunters Point Naval Shipyard cleanup data says $27 billion suit is 'without merit'

From: Napa Valley Register

"A firm accused in a lawsuit filed Tuesday of putting the lives of residents in San Francisco’s Bayview and Hunters Points neighborhoods at risk by allegedly…

Former Tetra Tech Workers Sentenced for Falsifying Records in Hunters Point Radiation Cleanup

From: NBC Bay Area

"Two former radiation control technician supervisors for Tetra Tech, the company hired to clean up radiation at the Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco, have…

Tetra Tech issues contradictory statements in response to Shipyard false cleanup suit

From: Fox KTVU

"We believe the lawsuit is factually incorrect and without merit. Tetra Tech stands by this work at Hunters Point. Our work was done properly and to the standard required…

Fed plan could send Wenk off

From: Jackson Hole News & Guide

"The watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility contends there’s reason to believe parts of the “stealth makeover” are political.…

Dunes Action applauds naming special prosecutor in pavilion complaint

From: Chicago Tribune

"special prosecutor has been appointed to review whether unauthorized construction activities have taken place at the pavilion at Indiana Dunes State Park, as…

White House Produces No Evidence It Considered Public Input on Reorganizing Government

From: Government Executive

"How could they not locate 100,000 comments?” Ruch said. “The White House call for public involvement in reforming government seems to have been merely a…