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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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Giant Loophole in Forest Plans

Feb. 6, 2009 / Posted by: CSimril / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release POZNAN, POLAND -- A loophole in proposed schemes to tackle deforestation was exposed at the UN climate talks today. Friends of the Earth International has called on Governments to reject current plans for Reducing Emissions f...

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