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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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New Roads = New Pollution

Feb. 10, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Transportation in the U.S. is responsible for 30 percent of our global warming pollution and 70 percent of our oil consumption. We cannot solve the energy and climate challenge without making our transportation system far cleaner and more efficient.

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