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Obama shows early leadership on climate

Feb. 17, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Obama directs EPA to act on states' request to move forward with clean car standards WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Barack Obama today directed his administration to take action on a waiver tha...

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Response to Economic Stimulus Draft

Feb. 17, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning: (202) 222-0748 Friends of the Earth Responds to Release of Draft Economic Stimulus Package Focus on clean energy praised, but clean transportation investments lacking WASHINGTON, D.C.—Friends of the Ear...

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Confirm Hilda Solis for Labor Secretary

Feb. 17, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning: (202) 222-0748 Friends of the Earth Urges Senate to Confirm Hilda Solis WASHINGTON, D.C.—Friends of the Earth President Brent Blackwelder today urged senators to confirm Representative Hilda Solis as th...

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Obama’s Call for Green Jobs Recovery Applauded

Feb. 17, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning: (202) 222-0748 In speech today, Obama pledges to create jobs by doubling alternative energy production, modernizing buildings and developing ‘whole new approach’ to meeting challenges WASHINGTON, D.C.—F...

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EPA Report Details Cruise Ship Pollution

Feb. 17, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release For more information contact: Marcie Keever: (415) 544-0790, ext. 23 Nick Berning: (202) 222-0748 EPA Responds to Friends of the Earth Lawsuit With Report Finding That Even Treated Cruise Ship Discharges Are Highly Polluted

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