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California Utilities Commission Affirms Closure of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant
California Utilities Commission Affirms Closure of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant

The plan to close California’s last nuclear power plant, Diablo Canyon, at the end of its current operating lease was approved today by the California Public Utilities Commission.

Trump announces rollback of GMO, biotechnology regulations
Trump announces rollback of GMO, biotechnology regulations

This is just the latest of Trump’s attacks on sensible, science-based regulations, once again putting the interests of corporations ahead of the interests of our health and environment.

FERC Rejects Perry’s Power Plan
FERC Rejects Perry’s Power Plan

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today rejected a Department of Energy proposal to change electricity market rules that would have bailed out failing nuclear and coal plants projects.

Trump Administration to open oceans for corporate polluters to drill for oil
Trump Administration to open oceans for corporate polluters to drill for oil

The reckless move by the Trump Administration to pursue increased offshore oil drilling is an appalling attack on our already imperiled communities.

Statement on Dominion Takeover of SCANA
Statement on Dominion Takeover of SCANA

A bad deal for clean energy in South Carolina and for SCE&G ratepayers, who get stuck paying for the V.C. Summer Nuclear Reactor debacle for 20 years.

Agribusiness Giant Cargill Suspends Contract with Controversial Guatemalan Palm Oil Producer Over Environmental and Human Rights Violations
Agribusiness Giant Cargill Suspends Contract with Controversial Guatemalan Palm Oil Producer Over Environmental and Human Rights Violations

Land defenders continue to be under threat, and companies that have profited from activities in the region have a responsibility to prevent these threats.

Senate Committee Votes on Trump’s Ex-Im Bank Nominees

The Export-Import Bank dodged a bullet today when a Senate committee voted down Scott Garrett, a climate change denier and bigot.

S.C. Public Service Commission to Decide on December 20 on Challenge to Friends of the Earth Complaint in Nuclear Reactor Construction Fiasco in South Carolina

PSC to likely Rule Against South Carolina Electric & Gas’ “Motion to Dismiss” Effort to Recover Money Wasted on Nuclear Reactor Debacle

Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Public Service Commission (PSC) is set to rule on an attempt by South Carolina Electric and Gas to block a complaint by Friends of the Earth and the Sierra Club that seeks to recover ratepayer money wasted on the terminated VC Summer nuclear reactor…

Trump’s USDA to Withdraw Organic Animal Welfare Rule

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced plans to withdraw a regulation that would have set animal welfare standards in organic agriculture.

EPA Nominee Michael Dourson Withdraws

Dourson’s withdrawal is a victory for everyone who cares about keeping toxic chemicals out of our air, water, food and bodies.