News releases

Attention Journalists

For more information or to set up an interview with one of our experts, please contact:

Kate Colwell
Media relations manager
202-222-0744
kcolwell@foe.org

Our news releases are where you can find some of the latest news and breaking updates from our campaigns for climate and energy solutions, safe food and technology, healthy oceans and ecosystems and economic policies that put people before polluters, as well as statements on behalf of our organization made by our president, Erich Pica.

Journalists who wish to arrange an interview or to acquire more information are encouraged to contact our media team at the phone number and email address in the box to the right.

Ahead of KXL NAFTA claim, environmental groups deliver voided $15 billion check to TransCanada office

May. 5, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Climate and Energy, News Releases / Tags: Climate, Fossil fuels, Keystone xl, Trade

Experts available to discuss future of NAFTA case, TPP WASHINGTON, D.C. - Earlier this year, TransCanada announced plans to sue the United States under NAFTA in a private, unaccountable tribunal for $15 billion in damages because of President Obam...

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TransCanada asks for Keystone permit delay, admits pipeline would fail Obama’s climate test, says Friends of the Earth

Nov. 2, 2015 / Posted by: Ben Schreiber / Categories: Climate and Energy, News Releases / Tags: Climate colonialism, Keep it in the ground, Keystone xl

WASHINGTON, D.C.: It has been reported that Canadian oil company TransCanada has requested that the State Department suspend its review of the permit application for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Friends of the Earth President Erich Pic...

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Keystone XL veto stands

Mar. 4, 2015 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Climate and Energy, News Releases / Tags: Keystone xl

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With a vote of 62-37, Senate Republican leadership failed to override President Obama's veto of legislation authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline. The National Interest Determination process is nearing completion and the St...

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