Press Clips

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


ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP CONTRACTOR SAYS HUNTERS POINT WORK WAS DONE BY THE BOOK

From: San Francisco Business Times

"The Pasadena-based corporation has been accused of fraud by the Navy, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Bayview Hunters Point Community Advocates,…

EPA HEAD SCOTT PRUITT HAS BEEN EMBROILED IN SCANDALS. HERE'S HOW HE'S SURVIVED

From: Time

"Pruitt has reversed the trajectory at the EPA and placed business concerns on an even playing field with environmental protection. And, as a result, the most significant…

DUNES GROUP ASKS PROSECUTOR TO REVIEW PAVILION PROJECT CONSTRUCTION PERMITS

From: Chicago Tribune

"Dunes Action and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, have asked Porter County Prosecutor Brian Gensel to investigate what the two groups…

FLORIDA GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT IS GETTING SUED BY TEENS FOR HIS ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES

From: Teen Vogue

"A report released by the Florida chapter of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility stated that in 2014 there was an 85% drop in environmental regulation…

OPERATING UNDER THE RADAR: TOP ZINKE AIDES UNDERMINE PROTECTIONS FOR PUBLIC LANDS AND ENDANGERED SPECIES

From: The Revelator

"The Trump administration wants to avoid public scrutiny of Interior’s decisions and sidestep Congressional oversight. This is occurring while the department systematically…

PETERSBURG ASSEMBLY MAY CONSIDER RESOLUTION ON TIMBER SALE LOSSES

From: KFSK

"Tonka on Kupreanof and Big Thorne on Prince of Wales, were the subject of a review completed by U.S. Forest Service staff from its Washington office in June of 2016. It…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP RELEASES REPORTS OF ADDITIONAL FALSIFIED SOIL SAMPLE RESULTS AT SAN FRANCISCO SHIPYARD SITE

From: JDSupra

"According to reports of documents released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), an environmental advocacy group, falsification of soil samples…

INTERIOR SUED OVER PREMATURE DISCLOSURE OF RESERVE ESTIMATES

From: The Cordova Times

"A public interest group has sued the Interior Department over the premature release of highly sensitive estimates of new reserves at the National Petroleum…

WORKERS' GROUP ALLEGES LEGISLATORS AREN'T DOING ENOUGH ON SHIPYARD RADIATION CONTAMINATION

From: SF Gate

"A public workers' advocacy group at a rally in San Francisco today criticized Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, for allegedly failing…

RYAN ZINKE'S GREAT AMERICAN FIRE SALE

From: The New Yorker

"In a speech to the National Petroleum Council last September, Zinke claimed that a third of the career civil servants under his command were “not loyal to the…