Press Clips

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


EPA TO ALLOW CONSUMPTION OF TOXIC FRACKING WASTEWATER BY WILDLIFE AND LIVESTOCK

From: Nation of Change

"Millions of gallons of water laced with toxic chemicals from oil and gas drilling rigs are pumped for consumption by wildlife and livestock with the formal approval…

HAZARDOUS WASTE: NEW CORROSIVITY TEST DENIED BUT THE FIGHT IS NOT OVER

From: JD Supra

"PEER’s petition asserts that “inhalation exposures primarily due to concrete or cement dust… may occur in the course of manufacturing or handling cement and building…

PUBLIC LANDS: DEMOCRATS URGE OBAMA TO BOOST VISITOR, MANAGER DIVERSITY

From: Greenwire

"House Democrats' top natural resources lawmaker and the leaders of the black and Asian-Pacific American caucuses today are calling on President Obama to take specific…

BRISTOL BAY: HOUSE PANEL, EPA TO GO ANOTHER ROUND OVER PEBBLE MINE

From: E & E

"House Republicans are set to interrogate U.S. EPA's Pacific Northwest administrator over his agency's decision to limit mining in Alaska's Bristol Bay -- home to a world-class…

IG TO PROBE WHETHER DEPARTMENT MUZZLES ITS RESEARCHERS

From: Greenwire

"The Department of Agriculture's inspector general will determine by early next year whether the agency squelches the work of its own researchers, a congresswoman following…

OBAMAS TIMID LEGACY ON CHEMICAL SAFETY

From: Charleston WV Gazette-Mail

"PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch said: U.S. industrial safety will be left little improved by the faint imprint left in the Obama years. This very…

ENVIROS SAY BLM IGNORES GRAZINGS EFFECT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

From: Law 360

"In complaint letters to the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility accused…

FEDS TO RESTORE GRAZING ALLOTMENT HEALTH STATS IN REPORTS

From: Statesman Journal

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility in the complaint initially filed in December 2014 said the 2013 report didn't include the number and land…

EPA REQUESTS COMMENT ON TENTATIVE DENIAL OF PETITION TO EXPAND RCRA CORROSIVITY CHARACTERISTIC

From: Lexology

"On September 8, 2011, an EPA scientist, Dr. Catherine (“Cate”) Jenkins, and the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (“PEER”) (hereinafter referred to jointly…

STATE WATER BOARD SCHEDULES CLOSED MEETING ON DELTA TUNNELS

From: Elk Grove News.Net

"The 'notice of meetings in closed sessions' was issued the same day that the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) revealed that the Department…