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.

House increases stimulus funding for public transit

Feb. 17, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Friends of the Earth Praises Increased Funding for Public Transportation Projects in House Stimulus Bill WASHINGTON, D.C.—Friends of the Earth President Brent Blackwelder had the following ...

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Obama shows early leadership on climate

Feb. 17, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Obama directs EPA to act on states' request to move forward with clean car standards WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Barack Obama today directed his administration to take action on a waiver tha...

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Response to Economic Stimulus Draft

Feb. 17, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning: (202) 222-0748 Friends of the Earth Responds to Release of Draft Economic Stimulus Package Focus on clean energy praised, but clean transportation investments lacking WASHINGTON, D.C.—Friends of the Ear...

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Confirm Hilda Solis for Labor Secretary

Feb. 17, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning: (202) 222-0748 Friends of the Earth Urges Senate to Confirm Hilda Solis WASHINGTON, D.C.—Friends of the Earth President Brent Blackwelder today urged senators to confirm Representative Hilda Solis as th...

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Obama’s Call for Green Jobs Recovery Applauded

Feb. 17, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning: (202) 222-0748 In speech today, Obama pledges to create jobs by doubling alternative energy production, modernizing buildings and developing ‘whole new approach’ to meeting challenges WASHINGTON, D.C.—F...

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