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

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.

Activists appeal to Gov. Inslee to seek federal opposition to Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline expansion

Jun. 24, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Climate and Energy, News Releases, Oceans and Forests / Tags: Oceans, Pacific northwest

Activists call attention to risks to Southern resident Orcas, climate during Obama's visit to Seattle SEATTLE, WASH. – Friends of the Earth sent a letter to Governor Jay Inslee today from eight environmental organizations and accompanied by ...

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Millions of dead bees, millions more signatures highlight threat to bees & other pollinators

Jun. 22, 2016 / Posted by: Katherine Berko / Categories: Food and Technology, News Releases / Tags: Bees, Neonicotinoids, Save-the-bees; keep-hives-alive

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A truck full of dead bees will make its final stop at a rally outside the headquarters of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this afternoon, culminating a coast-to-coast tour to raise awareness about recent massive d...

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Diablo Canyon nuclear plant to be shut down, power replaced by renewables, efficiency, storage

Jun. 21, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Climate and Energy, Diablo News, Diablo Updates, News Releases / Tags: Diablo canyon, Nuclear

California, world’s sixth largest economy, going nuclear-free BERKELEY, CALIF. - An historic agreement has been reached between Pacific Gas and Electric, Friends of the Earth, and other environmental and labor organizations to replace the Di...

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