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Friends of the Earth urges FERC to deny extension for ACP

The ACP is the poster child of environmental racism and will disproportionately harm Indigenous and African American communities. It is a financial mistake and totally unnecessary to meet the energy needs of the people it portends to serve.

Expert report: Savings are real for Memphis if break with TVA happens

A new expert study joins the growing body of evidence showing that Memphis could save billions of dollars by leaving the Tennessee Valley Authority for cheaper, cleaner, and greener power.

Tampa progressive groups affirm Democratic chair’s climate action plan doesn’t go far enough

Climate activists call on Rep. Kathy Castor to support a phase-out of fossil fuels no later than 2030

68 Organizations call on Secretary Michael S. Regan to stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

68 environment, faith, justice, community, and Indigenous groups today called on North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Secretary Michael S. Regan to stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).

Email shows oil industry lobbying strategy for bailout

Although the oil lobby has repeatedly declared that it is not “looking for a government handout,” an email obtained by Friends of the Earth through the Freedom of Information Act shows that the opposite is true.

Big Oil’s #1 Senator introduces bailout bill

We need to prioritize recovery for everyday Americans, not cut taxes for big polluters like Chevron and Exxon.

U.S. Beekeepers lost the second-most hives in history

Beekeepers recorded the second highest annual losses in history, including the highest summer losses ever.

Forest advocates present asset managers with essential principles for forest and human rights protections

Today, long-time advocates for the protection of earth’s remaining tropical forest lands and the people, including Indigenous communities who live in them, presented a set of essential principles asset managers must follow if they are to claim they are taking into account the survival of forests and human rights.

Community members and environmental groups denounce Florida Keys plans to release genetically engineered mosquitoes

Despite public outcry and scientific dispute, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved GE mosquitoes for environmental release.

Supreme Court rules that controversial, dirty Atlantic Coast Pipeline can proceed

In a 7-2 decision the Supreme Court today overturned the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' finding that the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) cannot cross the Appalachian Trail.