Impact Stories Archive


Restoring our bedrock environmental law after Trump-era rollbacks

No matter who is in the White House, we are committed to ensuring that federal projects are not destroying the environment and the livelihoods of frontline communities. Read More

Fighting for Corporate Accountability

It is critical that investors — and the general public — understands how companies’ activities may be contributing to climate change, what the climate financial risk of their business is, and whether they have plans for transitioning to a low-carbon economy. Read More

Conserving California’s Open Spaces

Creating national monuments means preserving clean air and water, protecting species, offering recreational opportunities for local communities, and upholding sacred sites. Read More

Stopping Pebble Mine and Saving Alaska’s Wild Salmon

A years-long battle over a proposed mine in Alaska ended when a coalition that included Friends of the Earth successfully pushed the US Army Corps of Engineers to deny Pebble Mine a permit to operate in Bristol Bay, killing the project! Read More

Pausing LNG Exports

We joined over 300 organizations from over 40 countries across the globe in a letter calling on the Biden administration to abandon its support for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) at COP28. Read More

Standing Up for Polar Bears

The agency’s regulation gave oil and gas companies in Alaska a pass to harass polar bears along the Beaufort Sea coast and on the North Slope. Read More

Preserving Wyoming’s Public Lands

Thanks to our lawsuit, we have set an important precedent for protecting local species and communities from the widespread harms that drilling can bring about. Read More

Protecting Our Food System

In addition to working to influence lawmakers, we’ve devoted years to shifting the food industry towards more bee-friendly practices. Read More

Protecting Communities From Air Pollution

EPA announced its final endangerment finding on leaded aviation gas, a crucial step toward protecting the health of so many who have been unjustly exposed to toxic air pollution. Read More

Protecting the Birds and the Bees

The Birds and Bees Protection Act proposed to eliminate 80-90% of the neonics entering New York’s environment yearly. Read More