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Attention Journalists

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

Kate Colwell
Media relations manager
202-222-0744
kcolwell@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.

THURSDAY: Environmental groups to protest Japanese and JBIC coal financing and controversial Batang coal-fired power plant

Mar. 30, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Economics for the Earth, News Releases / Tags: Climate finance, Cop, Fossil fuels

Japanese Prime Minister Abe set to visit Washington, D.C. later this week WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the eve of the April 6 deadline to secure financing for the controversial Batang coal-fired power plant in Indonesia, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe i...

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Proposed offshore oil and gas program stops Atlantic Coast drilling, but leaves Gulf communities and pristine Arctic vulnerable

Mar. 15, 2016 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Climate and Energy, News Releases / Tags: Keep it in the ground

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Obama administration released a proposed 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program. The proposal protects the Atlantic Ocean, but leaves the Arctic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico vulnerable to ...

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