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Spending Bill Has Upsides and Downsides

Feb. 25, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 House omnibus spending bill makes progress on international climate funding, but makes too much available domestically to coal and nukes WASHINGTON, D.C.—Friends of the Earth President Bren...

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Changing the Course of Biofuels Policy

Feb. 23, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Friends of the Earth has been working with a small coalition of fellow environmental organizations to change the direction that biofuels policy is going. Our biofuels policy platform provides specific policy recommendations that would incentivise ...

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Massive Nuclear Bailout Removed from Stimulus

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

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Ben Schreiber, 202-222-0752 Loan guarantees coveted by nuclear industry’s lobbyists removed in conference committee Washington, D.C.—Legislative language authorizing up to $50 billion in lo...

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Landmark Global Warming Lawsuit Settled

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

For Immediate Release See Below for Contact Info Environmental groups and ‘cool cities’ force U.S. financing agencies to take action on climate as precedent-setting seven-year-old suit ends A federal lawsuit that sought to force two U.S. agencies ...

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Ads Slam Sen. Bennett for Nuclear Bailout

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

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Ads Slam Senator Bennett for Sneaking Nuclear Industry Bailout into Stimulus Package New Friends of the Earth ads also ask Majority Leader Reid and Appropriations Chair Inouye to pull up-to...

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