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Genetically Engineered Animals: From Lab to Factory Farm

This report, provides a scientific overview of the concerns with genetically engineered food animal experiments that are underway, and reveals the risks to human health, the environment and animal welfare.

Pesticides and Soil Health

This brief summarizes the science on a third critical principle of regenerative agriculture that receives comparatively little attention: minimizing use of pesticides.

Toxic Acres

Since neonicotinoid insecticides were rst intro- duced in the 1990s, U.S. agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insect life, according to a new study in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS One.

Save Energy, Save Dollars

A bold new vision for reducing low income energy burdens in Shelby County, Tennessee.

2019 Cruise Ship Report Card

The 2019 Cruise Ship Report Card hands out F’s to the biggest cruise company in the world—Carnival Corp.—for its seven subsidiary cruise lines’ illegal environmental pollution over the past two+ years.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Risk Upon Risk

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline faces some of the stiffest community and environmental opposition in the country today, comparable to that faced by TransCanada’s ill-fated Keystone XL project. Seventeen months since certification by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, construction has barely progressed.

Power to Memphis: Options for a Reliable, Affordable and Greener Future

The Brattle Report concludes that if MLGW and the City of Memphis were to exercise a clause in their contract with the TVA that allows the utility to terminate its contract in five years, the city could develop an alternative energy supply that could generate cost savings of $240-$333 million per year compared to costs incurred by Memphis under the current TVA plan.

Organic for All: Results of the Organic Diet Biomonitoring Study

In this peer-reviewed study, we compared pesticide levels in the bodies of four American families for six days on a non-organic diet and six days on a completely organic diet. We found that an organic diet rapidly and dramatically reduced exposure to pesticides in just one week.

Toxic Secret: Pesticides uncovered in store brand cereal, applesauce, beans and produce

Friends of the Earth and our allies across the country conducted this testing to discover if pesticide residues are present in foods commonly eaten by children and families found at the top four food retailers in the United States: Walmart, Kroger, Costco and Albertsons/Safeway.

Port of Savannah Shore Power Analysis

This study indicates that using shore power at the Port of Savannah would result in significant financial and fuel savings as well as emission reductions particularly for NOx, BC, CH4, and VOC. Anticipated emissions reductions and financial savings were calculated as described above and can be found in Tables 4 and 5.