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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.

Into the Wild?

Aug. 9, 2010 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

A recent article from the BBC has shown that genetically engineered (GE) plants have become established in the wild. Researchers from the University of Arkansas studied wild canola plants in the countryside of North Dakota and found that 80% of th...

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Tides are Turning Against Ethanol Subsidies

Jul. 29, 2010 / Posted by: KMcmahon / Categories: Blog

The political tides seem to be turning against the ethanol subsidy “VEETC” (or the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit… but we’ll call it VEETC from now on out) , as new developments over the last few weeks have proven VE...

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Klobuchar for Char

Jul. 29, 2010 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

On July 14, 2010 Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) co-sponsored a “homegrown” energy bill with Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) that promotes biofuels production.

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April 22, 2010: The Beginning of the End

Jul. 23, 2010 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

By Erich Pica Three months into the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, BP has finally capped the well and is now testing to see if it can withstand the pressure building underground until the well is permanently plugged. While the oil blow-out ha...

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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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