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.

Spending Bill Has Upsides and Downsides

Feb. 25, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 House omnibus spending bill makes progress on international climate funding, but makes too much available domestically to coal and nukes WASHINGTON, D.C.—Friends of the Earth President Bren...

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Massive Nuclear Bailout Removed from Stimulus

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

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Ben Schreiber, 202-222-0752 Loan guarantees coveted by nuclear industry’s lobbyists removed in conference committee Washington, D.C.—Legislative language authorizing up to $50 billion in lo...

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Landmark Global Warming Lawsuit Settled

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

For Immediate Release See Below for Contact Info Environmental groups and ‘cool cities’ force U.S. financing agencies to take action on climate as precedent-setting seven-year-old suit ends A federal lawsuit that sought to force two U.S. agencies ...

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Ads Slam Sen. Bennett for Nuclear Bailout

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

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Ads Slam Senator Bennett for Sneaking Nuclear Industry Bailout into Stimulus Package New Friends of the Earth ads also ask Majority Leader Reid and Appropriations Chair Inouye to pull up-to...

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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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