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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:

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...

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