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 submit over a quarter million public comments against largest coal export terminal in North America

Jun. 14, 2016 / Posted by: Katherine Berko / Categories: Climate and Energy, Legal, News Releases / Tags: Fossil fuels, Pacific northwest

Friends of the Earth activists generate more than 38,000 of the comments expressing strong concerns over fossil fuel transport given recent oil train derailment on Columbia River WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth activists contributed ...

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More than 450 environmental, landowner, Indigenous rights and allied organizations to Congress: pending trade deals threaten efforts to keep fossil fuels in the ground, oppose Trans Pacific Partnership

Jun. 6, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Climate and Energy, News Releases / Tags: Fossil fuels, Keep it in the ground, Trade

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, in the largest display of opposition to the environmental impacts of two pending trade deals, more than 450 groups called on members of Congress to commit to vote against the toxic Trans-Pacific Partnership and to d...

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