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Sickened by slack lawmakers? Nauseated by nonsense laws? Disgusted by lobbyists...

Media release | June 29, 2011 at 13:32

WASHINGTON - Greenpeace preempted today's Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) vote, handing out air sickness bags to Senators, Committee staff and attendees. One side of the bags has a graphic reminiscent of the Mr. Yuck...

Activistas de Greenpeace escalan una chimenea en la central térmica de carbón Fisk en...

Media release | May 24, 2011 at 12:53

CHICAGO - Esta madrugada, un equipo de ocho activistas de Greenpeace subieron una chimenea de 450 pies en la central térmica de carbón Fisk de Chicago para exigirle a Edison International que cierran las sucias y peligrosos centrales de carbón de...

Facebook Users Break Guinness World Record and Tell The Social Networking Giant To...

Media release | April 13, 2011 at 12:24

SAN FRANCISCO -- 13 APRIL 2011 – Eleven hours into their attempt, tens of thousands of Facebook users around the world established a Guinness World Record for the most comments to a Facebook post in 24 hours.(1) The Facebook users joined with...

Republican Led Chemical Security Bills Fail To Remove Nation’s Chemical Plants From...

Media release | March 4, 2011 at 14:25

WASHINGTON - March 4, 2011 - Today Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Representatives Dan Lungren (R-CA) and Timothy Murphy (R-PA) introduced three chemical security bills. These bills extend a flawed temporary law for three and seven years...

Costco marches forward on seafood sustainability Greenpeace suspends campaign,...

Media release | February 24, 2011 at 12:28

Issaquah, WA‐ Greenpeace USA congratulated Costco Corporation today on its newly revised sustainability seafood policy. The new policy covers the vast majority of the chain’s seafood inventory and means the retailer will discontinue sales of...

Greenpeace activists climb coal elevator at Bridgeport Coal Plant

Media release | February 17, 2011 at 14:42

BRIDGEPORT, CT— This morning Greenpeace activists scaled the Bridgeport Harbor Generating Station coal elevator to demand the aging and dirty coal-fired power plant be shut down. A 40 ft x 20 ft banner reading “Shut it Down - Quit Coal,” is...

Giant Indonesian palm oil company announces plan to halt forest destruction

Media release | February 9, 2011 at 12:52

Responding to news that the palm oil arm of Sinar Mas, Golden Agri-Resources, has announced a plan to halt the destruction of Indonesia’s forests previously caused by their operations, Bustar Maitar, head of Greenpeace’s campaign to protect...

Greenpeace airship sends message to secretive oil billionaires’ strategy meeting:...

Media release | January 28, 2011 at 14:50

Rancho Mirage, CA – Jan 28, 2011 – Greenpeace today flew an airship with a banner reading “Koch Brothers: Dirty Money” over Rancho Mirage, California as oil billionaires David and Charles Koch convened their latest secret political strategy...

New Poll: Large Majorities Support Obama’s Pledge to Strengthen Ban on Commercial Whaling

Media release | January 11, 2011 at 16:07

WASHINGTON - Jan 11, 2011 - Greenpeace delivered results of a new nationwide poll today to the White House showing overwhelming majorities of Americans oppose Japan’s whaling plans, and want President Obama to stand by his campaign pledge to...

Greenpeace response to National Oil Spill Commission final report

Media release | January 11, 2011 at 12:11

WASHINGTON – Jan 11, 2011 - In response to the final report released today by the National Oil Spill Commission, Greenpeace USA Research Director Kert Davies released the following statement:

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