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Friends of the Earth’s blog is a staff-run blog that provides policy analysis, insight and commentary about the environment and other progressive issues, advances our campaigns, and builds momentum for a healthy and just world.

What’s the story with toxins in cosmetics?

Jul. 20, 2010 / Posted by: SMier / Categories: Blog

Watch The Story of Cosmetics and learn about the newly introduced Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 What are all those chemicals in your shampoo? Your lipstick? Your aftershave? And what do they have to do with asthma, breast cancer and learning disabili...

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Ending Corporate Control in Congress

Jul. 2, 2010 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

By Kelly Trout Catastrophes like the drilling disaster in the Gulf of Mexico don’t have to happen. We have a surplus of existing solutions that can propel us toward an oil-free and climate-secure future. Because the federal government has ...

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Crude Awakening: How We Can Avoid Another Gulf Tragedy

Jul. 2, 2010 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

By Scott Baumgartner On April 22, the BP-leased Deepwater Horizon rig sank off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11 workers. Estimates show the amount of oil pouring into the ocean to be more than 19,000 barrels a day, far exceeding the 1989 Exxon V...

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