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EPA Ignores Petition to Review Illegally Issued Refinery Permit to Pollute

The federal Environmental Protection Agency ignored a mandatory deadline to decide on a petition challenging an air permit for Phillip 66’s oil refinery in Rodeo, California.

Disastrous GOP Farm Bill Defeated

The defeat of the regressive and unjust GOP Farm Bill is a resounding victory for public health and the environment.

Environmental, Progressive, Civil Rights organizations deliver 300,000 petitions demanding that Congress fire Scott Pruitt

Today, Friends of the Earth and 24 other environmental, progressive and civil rights organizations delivered 300,000 petitions to members of the House and Senate, demanding that Congress fire EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

Fracked Gas Pipeline Neighbors file Federal Complaint against State of North Carolina Charging Environmental Justice Violations

An alliance of community, statewide and national groups today filed a federal complaint seeking to stop a hotly contested pipeline that would pump so-called natural gas from Appalachian fracking fields into and across North Carolina.

European Union bans bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides

The EU’s groundbreaking ban on bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides is a huge win for pollinators, people and the planet.

Friends of the Earth Releases Ad Aimed at Repeal of South Carolina Law that Enabled $9 Billion Waste at V.C. Summer Project

While the impact of the failed nuclear project is serious in nature and of paramount importance to the energy future of South Carolina, we need to focus attention on the public bailout of SCE&G and Dominion

Vermont Senate Unanimously Passes H.915–A Landmark Bill That Curbs the Use of Bee-killing Pesticides

The Vermont Senate listened to concerned constituents and adopted a key recommendation from the Vermont Pollinator Protection Committee that urged restrictions on bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides.

Farmers CARE Act Aims to Upgrade Farm Bill Conservation Program

This bill is vitally needed to counteract the misguided cuts to working lands conservation programs in the GOP Farm Bill.

Scott Pruitt faces Congress as corruption, ethics scandals grow

Pruitt cannot weasel his way out from under this mountain of scandal by lying and deflecting blame. Republicans who treat Pruitt with kid gloves should expect consequences in November from Americans who are fed up with Pruitt’s corrupt behavior.

New posters highlight Sen. Crapo’s involvement in Pruitt’s condo corruption

Activists plastered the area around Capitol Hill last night with over 300 posters calling attention to the growing scandal around Scott Pruitt’s condo rental that is now pulling in Senator Crapo (R-ID) and others.