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Greenpeace response to National Oil Spill Commission report

Media release | October 6, 2010 at 15:53

In response to National Oil Spill Commission reports that the White House blocked efforts by federal scientists to publicly reveal how high the oil spill rate could have been, Greenpeace USA executive Director Phil Radford said:

Independently-funded research expedition locates deep sea remnants of Gulf oil plume...

Media release | September 30, 2010 at 12:10

Gulf of Mexico – Remnants of the oil and gas plume from the Deepwater Horizon disaster have been discovered at depths of over 3000ft (1000m), some 300 miles (500km) from the wellhead by a team of independent scientists on board the Greenpeace...

Greenpeace Activists Call For Federal Standards on Hazardous Coal Waste

Media release | September 28, 2010 at 8:10

LOUISVILLE, KY – Highlighting the need for federal standards to protect public health from hazardous coal waste, Greenpeace activists climbed the downtown Seelbach Hilton Hotel in Louisville this morning, unfurling a 23 x 23-square-foot banner...

Tarballs and oil beneath the sand at Horn Island, MS

Media release | September 8, 2010 at 18:33

HORN ISLAND, MS –Today, a Greenpeace investigative team from the Greenpeace ship the Arctic Sunrise found oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill on the shores of Horn Island, just off the coast of Mississippi.

Dow Facility Fails Greenpeace Security Inspection

Media release | September 8, 2010 at 13:57

HOUSTON — Following a citizen inspection conducted earlier this week by Greenpeace, the organization has issued a ‘failed inspection’ report to Dow Chemical Company for failing to fully secure its Texas Operations facility in Freeport, TX against...

Greenpeace Response to BP Report

Media release | September 8, 2010 at 11:02

WASHINGTON - Responding to BP’s report on the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Dan Howells, Greenpeace USA Deputy Campaigns Director, said:

Burger King cancels palm oil contract with rainforest destroyer Sinar Mas

Media release | September 2, 2010 at 14:34

Greenpeace welcomes Burger King’s cancellation of its palm oil contracts with one of the worst rainforest destroyers on the planet, Sinar Mas, becoming the first company to do so since the producer’s audit was made public last month.

Greenpeace launches three-month ship expedition to investigate oil disaster impacts...

Media release | August 12, 2010 at 10:50

St. Petersburg, FL - Greenpeace today launched a three-month ship expedition to support independent research into the impacts of the Gulf oil disaster on marine life, as well as researching the unique environments and marine life that are at risk...

Under Fire Rainforest Destroyer Caught Breaking Promises

Media release | July 29, 2010 at 15:40

A new Greenpeace investigation into the operations of Sinar Mas, one the most notorious destroyers of Indonesia’s rainforests, reveals how it is continuing to break its own environmental commitments on protecting forests and peatland.

Homeland Security Committee Fails To Remove Crosshairs From The Nation’s Chemical...

Media release | July 28, 2010 at 16:11

Today, the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee voted to allow high risk chemical plants to continue to use unsafe chemical processes and to not force chemical plants identified as high risk to evaluate safer chemical processes.

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