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Greenpeace Files Lawsuit against Corporate Spies

Media release | November 29, 2010 at 16:15

WASHINGTON, DC—Today Greenpeace filed a lawsuit against two major chemical companies, their PR firms and several individuals for activities that amount to corporate espionage. Chemical companies Dow Chemical and Sasol (formerly CONDEA Vista),...

Greenpeace’s 20-year campaign catalyzes groundbreaking climate commitment on...

Media release | November 29, 2010 at 11:13

Amsterdam, 29 November, 2010 – Greenpeace applauds the initiative announced today by the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the consortium of over 400 companies, to implement climate-friendly refrigeration using natural refrigerants (1) beginning in 2015.

Landmark Forest Protection Deal at Risk from Indonesian Industry

Media release | November 23, 2010 at 15:03

Jakarta, Indonesia, November 23, 2010 – A landmark $1 billion deal between Indonesia and Norway – intended to halt deforestation and reduce carbon emissions – is in danger of being squandered, unless action is taken to protect it from notorious...

Shumlin Election Affirms Support for Clean Energy

Media release | November 3, 2010 at 12:53

On Election Day, Vermonters elected Peter Shumlin as their next governor. Greenpeace congratulates Governor-elect Shumlin.

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:

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