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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.

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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