Press Clips

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


EPA FAILS PUBLIC IN LACK OF TRANSPARENCY ON SUPERFUND CHANGES

From: Burlington Record

“No doubt, Pruitt’s EPA feels under siege from groups like PEER. But the environmentalists are correct to say it strains credulity to believe the Superfund report…

FOR YEAR END CHARITABLE GIVING - SOME FAVORITES

From: Huffington Post

“PEER’s staff is knowledgeable, organized and relentless in protecting federal employees’ right to bring their conscience to work and speak out against unlawful…

COVERING THE ENVIRONMENT IN THE AGE OF TRUMP

From: NM Political Report

“Despite the hopes of many, the Obama administration didn’t necessarily champion environmental issues or the agencies and employees working on natural resources.…

700+ EMPLOYEES HAVE LEFT THE EPA UNDER TRUMP: LOSS OF SCIENTISTS, STAFFERS UNDERMINES AGENCY'S PURPOSE

From: Eco Watch

““There has been a drop of employees of 770 between April and December. While several hundred of those are buyouts, the rest of those are either people that are retiring…

RACHEL MADDOW RIPS DISGRACED OKLAHOMA BANKER WHO 'IMMACULATELY CONCEIVED' REPORT ON TOXICALLY POLLUTED SUPERFUND SITES

From: Raw Story

““The EPA did not respond with any materials,” Maddow said. “PEER sued and this week, almost six months later, they did not get the documents they were looking for but…

PRUITT DRIVES OUT EPA STAFF, HIRES BUDDY

From: MSNBC The Rachel Maddow Show

“Rachel Maddow reports on the disgraced former banker Albert Kelly, Scott Pruitt's friend who he put in charge of an EPA superfund cleanup task force…

RETALIATION, NOT JUST HARASSMENT, A PROBLEM AT INTERIOR, GROUP SAYS

From: FED Week

“However, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility organization stressed that the survey also found that when employees complained, no action was taken in…

EPA: HOUSE REPUBLICANS QUERY PRUITT ABOUT SUPERFUND LIST

From: Greenwire

“EPA's Superfund Task Force, which helped create the list, kept no internal records of its activities, according to the agency's response to Freedom Of Information Act…

EPA SAYS SUPERFUND TASK FORCE LEFT BEHIND LITTLE PAPER TRAIL

From: The Tribune

“The advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, known as PEER, quickly filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking a long list of documents…

EPA: SUPERFUND TASK FORCE CREATED BY PRUITT DIDN'T MAINTAIN ANY RECORDS

From: Talking Points Memo News

“The task force in June issued a nearly three-dozen page report containing 42 detailed recommendations, all of which Pruitt immediately adopted. The advocacy…