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Lawsuit Against State Department Prompts Expedited Treatment of Polluter FOIA Request

The U.S. Department of State has reversed its denial of expedited processing for a FOIA request targeting potential polluter influence. Read More

State Department sued over Amos Hochstein FOIA request

A FOIA request has been filed to shine light on potential bias that Amos Hochstein, a former LNG executive, might be bringing to his role. Read More

Report: Big Oil Makes Billions While Society Shoulders Staggering Costs of Public Lands and Waters Drilling

Friends of the Earth released an analysis on the true social cost of carbon if the Biden administration continues allowing Big Oil to drill. Read More

Amos Hochstein: Diplomat or Fossil Fuel lobbyist?

Friends of the Earth filed a Freedom of Information request targeting the entanglements of Amos Hochstein, Senior Advisor for Energy Security. Read More

Friends of the Earth Statement on EPA’s Final Strategic Plan

The EPA's 2022-2026 strategic plan unfortunately omits a plan to address the environmental impacts of animal agriculture and factory farming. Read More

Biden Sides with Big Oil Barons and Wall Street in EU Gas Deal

President Biden's decision to supply the EU with LNG exports won't alleviate the crisis in Ukraine and will spell danger for the climate. Read More

Friends of the Earth Urges Senate Passage of Stronger Build Back Better Act

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better (BBB) Act. This landmark legislation makes historic investments in environmental and social programs. Read More

Groups call on Biden to recenter environmental justice as a pillar in Build Back Better

The Biden administration cannot continue to claim they are addressing the climate crisis while also directly funding the dirty energies responsible for polluting vulnerable communities. Read More

New Report: A dead CEPP is better than another fossil fuel giveaway

The report finds that previous demands for the CEPP from Senator Joe Manchin and fossil fuel interests would have drastically reduced and even eliminated the climate efficacy of the program. Read More

Friends of the Earth reacts to the release of DOI report Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful

The Department of Interior just released a report on achieving the U.S. goal to conserve 30 percent of our lands, waters, and ocean by the year 2030 Read More