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.

Plutonium Fuel Plan Hits Roadblock

Mar. 13, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Tom Clements, 803-834-3084 Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 DOE’s Plans to Use Plutonium Fuel (MOX) Jolted by Duke Energy’s Withdrawal from Program Future of MOX Program Again in Doubt as DOE Now Has No Nuclear Reactors to...

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Cruise Ship Safety Bill Introduced in Congress

Mar. 12, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nick Berning, (202) 222-0748 Marcie Keever, (415) 544-0790 x23 Matsui and Kerry push for safety and accountability WASHINGTON, D.C—Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Senator John Kerry (D-MA) today introduced the ...

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Obama Overturns Bush Stem Cell Policy

Mar. 9, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Gillian Madill, 510-306-6562 Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Balance of promoting science and comprehensive regulation is crucial WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, President Obama announced that he will overturn the previous presid...

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Obama Budget Slashes Giveaways to Big Oil

Feb. 26, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning, 703-587-4454 Erich Pica, 202-783-7400 Obama Budget Proposal Would Slash Giveaways to Big Oil WASHINGTON, D.C.—The budget proposal released today by the Obama administration would slash taxpayer giveaway...

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Capitol Coal Plant Victory

Feb. 26, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Chris Weiss, 202-421-7319 Capitol Coal Plant Victory: Reid, Pelosi Call for End to Use of Coal WASHINGTON, D.C.—A multi-year effort to “green” the U.S. Capitol complex appears likely to res...

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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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