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New Report Card Grades Maryland School Districts’ Commitment to Improving Nutrition and Ensuring Access to Safe Water in Schools

Friends of the Earth is excited to partner with Healthy School Food Maryland to encourage school districts to serve more healthy, plant-rich entrees. Emphasizing vegetables, fruits and plant-based proteins on school lunch menus will improve student health, as well as the health of our planet

Press Advisory: Cincinnati protest of Kroger annual shareholder meeting demanding company stop the “bee apocalypse,” join Fair Food Program

Groups including local Ohio organizers, farmworkers from Florida, students and public health, beekeeping, environmental, faith-based and consumer allies will protest at Kroger’s annual shareholder meeting to urge the food company to change its pesticide policies during their annual event.

House passes amendment to halt disastrous Pebble Mine

We are grateful to the House of Representatives for listening to the people of Bristol Bay and Alaska who overwhelmingly oppose this disastrous project. Senator Murkowski and the entire Senate should follow the lead of the House, and pass this amendment to protect Bristol Bay’s people and environment.

Friends of the Earth U.S. Condemns the Canadian Government’s Approval of Trans Mountain Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion

The Canadian government announced today that it has approved the Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline expansion project despite widespread opposition to the pipeline on both sides of the border.

Customers to demand Kroger stop selling food grown with bee-killing pesticides

To mark National Pollinator Week (June 17-23), more than  10,000 people across the country are joining a national week of action demanding that Kroger (NYSE: KR) help stop the “bee apocalypse.”

Klobuchar must reject Line 3 pipeline or contradict her Green New Deal support

Minnesota needs a bold Green New Deal that will eliminate fossil fuels to fight our current climate crisis and remove polluting oil infrastructure like the dirty Line 3 pipeline from criss-crossing our state.

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Rollbacks of Offshore Drilling Safety Regs

Ten environmental groups sued the Trump administration today to challenge rollbacks of the 2016 Well Control and Blowout Preventer Rule, a safety regulation meant to prevent another blowout like what happened during the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Appeals Court Throws Out Case Blocking Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline, Relying on New Permit Issued by President Trump

Trump’s actions were a clear overreach to help corporate polluters. Today’s decision attempts to foist an unnecessary and dirty project on communities while imperiling our environment. The Keystone XL pipeline is a direct attack on Americans’ right to safe, unpolluted resources.

Organizations threaten NOAA with lawsuit over industrial ocean fish farm funding

Friends of the Earth and Center for Food Safety today formally accused the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of violating the Endangered Species Act.

Congress must stop Export-Import Bank from financing fossil fuel projects abroad

As Congress considers the reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank, it is a rare opportunity to restrict U.S. financing of fossil fuel projects overseas. Any reauthorization must place a moratorium on the billions of dollars in support the bank provides for coal, oil and gas projects around the world.