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Climate change disclosure in SEC filings

Nov. 18, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Automobile, Insurance, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, and Utilities Companies This report is Friends of the Earth’s fifth annual review of climate change reporting in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings of automobile, manufacturi...

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The facts about cruise ships

Nov. 3, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

Cruise Ships Generate Vast Quantities of Waste Cruise ships generate hundreds of thousands of gallons of human sewage and offer a host of amenities that create pollutants, including dry-cleaning, pools, hair salons, restaurants, photo processing, ...

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Ship Shape: Treating Toxic Waste as Waste

Oct. 24, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

In September, the Port of Seattle adopted Friends of the Earth's proposal to dispose of 20,000 cubic yards of PCB-tainted sediment dredged from Puget Sound into a waste management facility (the alternative was to dump it back into the Sound).

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Victory at the IMO! ... and Next Steps

Oct. 14, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Friends of the Earth strongly welcomed the IMO’s formal adoption of revisions to MARPOL Annex VI last Thursday, which will bring about a substantial reduction in air pollution from ships. Currently, the average sulfur content of ship fuel is...

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Ship Shape: The IMO and Emission Control Areas

Oct. 10, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Friends of the Earth and Friends of the Earth International have been working tirelessly with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to revise an international agreement that would strengthen ship emissions standards and allow countries to ...

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IMO gets it right .... finally

Oct. 8, 2008 / Posted by: John Kaltenstein / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

Members of the Friends of the Earth and Friends of the Earth International delegations let out a collective sigh of relief this afternoon when the IMO approved a major amendment to MARPOL Annex VI, an international agreement governing air pollutio...

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