Representative Collin Peterson (D-MN) has introduced a bill that would authorize the federal government to issue permits for industrial ocean finfish farms. These facilities would use giant floating cages to cultivate fish in ocean waters all around the U.S. coast.
A majority of Memphis residents would like to see Memphis, Light, Gas, and Water leave TVA for cheaper, greener power according to a recent poll commissioned by Friends of the Earth.
A coalition of national and New Jersey-based groups warned U.S. House Democratic leadership about Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone’s (D-N.J.) recently introduced CLEAN Future Act.
Following years of pressure from environmental and human rights groups, POSCO International, South Korea’s largest trading company, has adopted a zero-deforestation policy for its global palm oil operations.
Conservation, environmental and landowners groups argued in federal court in Montana today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ issuance of a permit authorizing the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline to be constructed through hundreds of rivers, streams, and wetlands failed to evaluate the project’s impacts, in violation of bedrock U.S. environmental laws.
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Ranking Member Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) today released the American Energy Innovation Act.
Environmental and conservation groups are urging the leaders of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to exclude expected portions of a major energy package anticipated this week.
Friends of the Earth U.S., Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, 350BK and Sunrise NYC delivered a letter signed by 47,000 supporters calling on JPMorgan Chase to remove former ExxonMobil CEO Lee Raymond from the bank’s Board of Directors during JPMorgan Chase’s Investor Day, today in New York City.
Environmental advocates from across the country today protested the Trump Administration’s proposed rollbacks of the National Environmental Policy Act.