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EPA Sued for Records of Andrew Wheeler Meetings With Oil Lobbyists

The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth sued the Environmental Protection Agency today for refusing to release public records concerning meetings and communications with the lobbying firm Faegre Baker Daniels, the former employer of EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler.

Senate must reject Andrew Wheeler for EPA Administrator

Andrew Wheeler is a puppet of the fossil fuel industry and a disaster for the EPA. As Acting Administrator, Wheeler has continued Scott Pruitt’s toxic agenda and opened the EPA’s doors even wider to corporate polluters.

Zinke Probe Referred to the Justice Department for Investigation

If the DOI Inspector General believes Zinke broke the law, the Secretary must be removed from office as quickly as possible.

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Trump Resistance
Trump Resistance

Friends of the Earth and our members aren’t afraid of speaking truth to power. Using every tool we have, we have pushed back against Trump and his despicable administration… and that resistance has paid off.

Holding Scott Pruitt Accountable
Holding Scott Pruitt Accountable

We’re keeping Scott Pruitt’s name in headlines so none of his misdeeds go unnoticed. We took a creative turn in calling out his unethical actions, posting hundreds of posters across Washington, D.C. that highlighted his blatant corruption and favoritism of Big Oil.

Backing Interior Away from Steep National Park Fee Hike
Backing Interior Away from Steep National Park Fee Hike

The idea of pricing millions of Americans out of visiting our beloved spaces is wholly un-American. Zinke’s decision prioritizes the elite over the general public, and further undermines the challenges facing low-income families and individuals.

Withdrawal of Trump’s Climate-Denying Environmental Advisor Nominee
Withdrawal of Trump’s Climate-Denying Environmental Advisor Nominee

This success is significant. Hartnett White — who is not a scientist — has no place affecting our environmental safeguards. 

Withdrawal of Trump’s unqualified anti-science USDA nominee
Withdrawal of Trump’s unqualified anti-science USDA nominee

Friends of the Earth members successfully pressured unqualified, anti-science USDA nominee Sam Clovis to withdraw from consideration.

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The caravan reveals what is happening in our country: an interview with Bertita Zúniga Cáceres
The caravan reveals what is happening in our country: an interview with Bertita Zúniga Cáceres

I spoke with Bertita about the trial of her mother’s killers, which has since concluded with a guilty charge against four of Berta’s killers, the conditions of instability in Honduras and the reasons for the mass exodus from her country that has come to be known as a migrant caravan.

Four ways for Democrats to root out Republican corruption
Four ways for Democrats to root out Republican corruption

Democrats in the House must hold administration officials accountable for their unethical and illegal actions. They should start with the Department of Interior and its Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is facing no less than 17 federal investigations.

Why Brett Kavanaugh is a disaster for the environment
Why Brett Kavanaugh is a disaster for the environment

Kavanaugh is a huge threat to the environment and public health. He’s consistently sided with corporate polluters, and he’s used his position on the lower courts to allow more mercury in our environment, more pollution in our air and water and to block federal action on climate change.

Resources See All
  • Department of Interior FOIA (August 16, 2018)
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  • Environmental Groups Oppose SCOTUS Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh
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  • Department of Interior FOIA (June 26, 2018)
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