Trump is stripping protections for Bears Ears & Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

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Sixth round of NAFTA talks stall

Regardless of the outcome of the negotiations, there is no prospect for a NAFTA that puts good environmental and climate policy first.

Doug Jones Wins Stunning Upset in Alabama Senate Race

In a stunning upset, Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, tonight defeated Roy Moore to win the seat, according to the Associated Press.

SC PSC to Hear SCE&G’s “Motion to Dismiss” Friends of the Earth/Sierra Club Complaint on VC Summer Nuclear Debacle

Complaint, filed on June 22, Seeks to Review Past “Prudency” of Decisions Allowing Massive Cost Overruns, Reclaim Ratepayer Money & Require Conservation and Alternative Energy

Hearing at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13 at PSC in Columbia, SC

See Agenda for December 13 Hearing Linked in Notes Below

Columbia, SC – Public interest efforts to hold South Carolina Electric and Gas (SCE&G) accountable for massive cost overruns of…

World Bank Announces End of Financing of Upstream Oil and Gas

We now expect all other public and private finance institutions to follow the World Bank’s lead and end fossil fuel financing once and for all.

Zinke Wastes Taxpayer Money on Helicopter Rides

In an administration defined by conflicts of interest, Secretary Zink’s continued use of taxpayer funds as his private piggy bank stands out as especially egregious.

#PollutingPruitt makes committee appearance

It’s clear that Scott Pruitt’s own mission at the EPA is something else altogether: to undermine it from within and to give polluters free reign to destroy our air, water and climate.

Zinke to Dismantle More National Monuments

This illegal land grab is just the latest piece of Trump’s agenda to rob the poor and give to the mega-wealthy.

Groups Call on Trump Administration to Evaluate New Keystone XL Route

Just last month, TransCanada spilled 210,000 gallons of oil from one of the Keystone pipeline just north of the new route

Trump Illegally Dismantles Utah Monuments

Dismantling these monuments is Trump’s latest gift to the corporate interests who backed his campaign. This action is unprecedented and will end up in court.

Military Revealed as Top Funder of Gene Drives; Gates Foundation paid $1.6 million to influence UN on gene drives

Over 1,200 emails released under open records requests reveal that the U.S. military is now the top funder and influencer behind a controversial genetic extinction technology known as “gene drives” – pumping $100 million into the field.