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Tuesday Press Conference: Lawmakers Propose Citizen-Led Redistricting Commission to End Gerrymandering in North Carolina

North Carolina state senators and redistricting reform advocates on Tuesday will introduce legislation aimed at transforming the state’s voting maps, placing citizens at the center of the redistricting process.

First-Ever Legislation Incentivizing Plant-Based School Lunch Options Moves Forward in California

The California Assembly Education Committee has approved legislation incentivizing K-12 public schools across the state to offer healthier, climate-friendly lunch options.

Bernhardt unfit to lead DOI

David Bernhardt is an industry crony who spent his career helping corporate polluters increase their profits and avoid regulation. If Bernhardt is confirmed, Big Oil will wield even more power and influence within Trump’s pro-polluting and pro-fossil fuels DOI.

Investors Beware: Atlantic Coast Pipeline Faces Multiple Legal, Regulatory Threats

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline was always a bad idea. But now it’s clearer than ever that it is a failure. If Dominion and Duke don’t drop the project soon, investors can only expect more cost hikes and delays.

TransCanada Loses Again in Latest Attempt to Begin Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

The Ninth Circuit made the right call in upholding the prohibition against construction activity by TransCanada. We do not need a foreign corporation disrupting Montana communities for a dangerous project whose permit has been deemed unlawful by federal courts.

Carnival Corporation makes bombshell claim to only use cleaner fuel on cruise ships in Arctic 

Switching to a cleaner fuel while still carrying heavy fuel oil onboard doesn’t address the concerns about the long-term impact of a spill of this thick, tar-like oil in this fragile region.

Environmentalists Call on AFL-CIO to Support Green New Deal

With the energy committee’s position, the AFL joins climate deniers like the Koch brothers, the Republican Party and Big Oil. We encourage the AFL and other unions within it to rethink this position.

Electrifying Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal

Friends of the Earth released an analysis by Eastern Research Group (ERG) today on electrical shore power at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal. The analysis shows that if container ships at the port used grid-based electrical shore power instead of marine diesel fuel, it would substantially reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

FDA Lifts Import Ban on Genetically Engineered Salmon

The FDA's decision to allow GMO salmon onto the U. S. market runs counter to sound science and market demand. More than 80 retailers have said they won't sell this risky, unlabeled GMO fish and polls show consumers don't want it.

Budget Slashes Environmental Protections

The American people should not have to pay the price for Trump’s 2017 giant tax giveaway to billionaires and Big Oil.