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Friends of the Earth calls on Congress to fire Scott Pruitt in ‘Corrupt’ ad on ‘Fox & Friends’

Scott Pruitt is the most corrupt administrator in the history of the EPA

219,210 Americans: call on EPA to ban bee-killing pesticides

219,210 public comments call on the EPA to ban neonicotinoid pesticides—a leading cause of pollinator decline.

House GOP Doubles Down on Highly Partisan, Regressive Farm Bill

It is clear that House Republicans have no interest in passing a bi-partisan Farm Bill that addresses the needs of vulnerable families, struggling farmers and ranchers, and our imperiled soil, air and water resources.   

U.S. Senators Reject Attempt to Weaken Protections from Aquatic Invasive Species

In a major victory for clean water, outdoor recreation, and local economies across the country, the U.S. Senate today rejected attempts to weaken Clean Water Act protections to prevent aquatic invasive species from entering U.S. waters through the discharge of ballast water. 

Trump and Abe’s pro-coal agenda disastrous for the planet

Despite Trump and Abe’s regressive pro-coal agendas, coal is the energy of yesterday, while renewables are the energy of today and tomorrow.

U.S. Senate Assault on Clean Water Act Will Leave Environment, Economy Vulnerable to Invasive Species

The Clean Water Act has provided protection for our waters from polluted ship discharges for almost a decade. Congress must not allow this dirty industry to start dumping its pollution in our oceans and lakes again.

D.C. Rally to Urge Governor Brown to Halt New Oil and Gas Projects, Protect Californians’ Health

Activists will greet Gov. Brown with banners outside his scheduled appearance at the National Press Club to demand an end to new fossil fuel projects in California and a plan to phase out the state’s dirty fuel extraction.

Separate reports point to corruption and incompetence at EPA

Pruitt has wasted millions on his lavish lifestyle and we learned today that he clearly broke the law with his secret phone booth.

Clean Arctic Alliance hails IMO move to ban heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping

Plans to develop a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) from Arctic shipping, along with an assessment of the impact of such a ban, were agreed upon during the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee.

Dirty energy lobbyist Wheeler confirmed by Senate for EPA Deputy Administrator

A long-time fossil fuel lobbyist with a record of climate denial, Wheeler is a likely successor if Scott Pruitt is fired or resigns.