Murkowski-Manchin energy bill stalls

The defeat of the bill means a temporary respite from the risks of so-called critical mineral extraction in our wild places.

Memphis Residents Strongly Support Leaving TVA, New Poll Finds

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.

Progressive national, New Jersey groups challenge Dem leader on 2050 climate bill

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.

Pressure from environmental groups drives POSCO International to adopt “No Deforestation” policy in Indonesia

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 Argue in Federal Court Keystone XL Pipeline Approval by Trump Administration Was Illegal

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 package supports dirty energy and dangerous extraction

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.

Senate energy package must avoid dirty energy and dangerous extraction

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.

Environmental groups call for JPMorgan Chase to drop climate denier Lee Raymond from board

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. 

Groups rally over public’s ability to protect environment

Environmental advocates from across the country today protested the Trump Administration’s proposed rollbacks of the National Environmental Policy Act.

Environmental, rights and justice groups urge Gov. Cooper to stop Atlantic Coast Pipeline

A coalition of more than 65 environmental, justice and human rights groups from throughout the U.S. and North Carolina are calling on NC Governor Roy Cooper to stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.