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Legal petition seeks ban on plastic pollution from petrochemical plants

More than 270 community and conservation organizations filed a legal petition today that demands the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency adopt strict new water-pollution limits for industrial plants that create plastic.

Trump’s EPA continues to delay federal ban on the brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos, leaving states to take action

The EPA’s refusal to ban chlorpyrifos ignores decades of science showing that this pesticide has irrevocable effects on human health and the environment.

Activists Call on Retiring FERC Commissioner to Heed her Better Angels

If we want to stop climate change, FERC should commit to a policy of no more fossil fuel infrastructure and put an end to projects like the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

100,000+  People Demand a Green New Deal that Transforms Our Food System to Combat the Climate Crisis

Our current system of agriculture is one of the major contributors to climate change, but it’s also where we should look for transformative and just solutions.

Trump speech on environment, sponsored by fossil fuels

Trump’s delusional speech was full of fraudulent claims taking credit for the benefits of the very rules and agencies he is working to dismantle -- all of which is intended to keep us shackled to fossil fuels and boost profits for his corporate sponsors.

California Senate Education Committee Approves Nation’s First Climate-Friendly Plant-Based School Lunch Program

For too long, our tax dollars have subsidized unhealthy, highly processed factory-farmed meat in school lunch. It’s encouraging to see support for healthier, climate-friendly plant-based alternatives...

Activists urge Rep. Diana DeGette to support Green New Deal and reject fossil fuels

To be considered a genuine climate leader, DeGette must support a Green New Deal which completely eliminates fossil fuels, the only solution that matches the size and scope of the climate crisis we face.

Friends of the Earth boards call on Speaker Pelosi to begin impeachment inquiry

Friends of the Earth U.S. and Friends of the Earth Action today publicly released a resolution from the two boards of directors calling on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to begin an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. 

Conservation Groups Launch New Legal Challenges to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

Rubber stamping Trump’s attempt to build the dirty Keystone XL pipeline behind closed doors is devastating for the farmers, tribes and communities along its route.

Memphis coalition launches Save Energy, Save Dollars campaign

Save Energy, Save Dollars is dedicated to helping eligible Memphis residents save money on their energy bills with weatherization improvements to their homes.