News releases

Attention Journalists

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

EA Dyson
Communications director
202-222-0730
edyson@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.

San Onofre: Internal letter reveals Edison knew of defects at crippled reactors but misled federal regulators to get expedited license

May. 28, 2013 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Climate and Energy, News Releases, San Onofre News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Barbara Boxer has released a private 2004 letter from Southern California Edison that reveals the utility knew of major problems in its radically redesigned replacement steam generators at the San Onofre Nuclear Gener...

Read More »

Federal judges: No San Onofre restart without formal relicensing hearings

May. 14, 2013 / Posted by: Shajuti Hossain / Categories: Climate and Energy, News Releases, San Onofre News / Tags: Damon moglen, Nuclear reactors, Nuclear regulatory commission, San onofre

Atomic Safety Licensing Board grants Friends of the Earth’s petition WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a stunning rebuke to Southern California Edison’s bid to start up the crippled San Onofre nuclear power plant, the U.S. Atomic Safety Lic...

Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg, unfriend Big Oil!

May. 1, 2013 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: News Releases

Clean energy activists will protest at Facebook HQ at noon today MENLO PARK, Calif. – A protest today at Facebook headquarters will target founder Mark Zuckerberg’s support for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline and drilling in the...

Read More »

Keystone XL: What is Foggy Bottom hiding?

Apr. 26, 2013 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: News Releases

State Department denies request for quick release of lobbyist documents; appeal filed WASHINGTON, D.C. – The State Department has denied Friends of the Earth’s request for expedited release of internal documents that could shed light o...

Read More »