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Highest Risk Chemical Plant in U.S. Fails Security Inspection

Media release | June 21, 2010 at 18:00

Following a May 13th citizen’s inspection of the highest risk chemical plant in the U.S., Greenpeace today cited the Kuehne Chemical Co., Inc. of South Kearney, NJ for “failure to prevent catastrophic risks.” The report was given to the...

President Obama: Give us our future back

Media release | June 14, 2010 at 18:00

In advance of President Obama’s speech tonight, Greenpeace Executive Director Philip Radford issued the following statement.

Greenpeace statement in response to vote on Senator Murkowski’s Dirty Air Act

Media release | June 10, 2010 at 17:03

Greenpeace issued the following statement today from Global Warming Legislative Representative Kyle Ash in response to the vote in the US Senate on Senator Murkowski’s resolution to block the EPA from addressing greenhouse gases under the Clean...

New Report: Greenpeace Energy Blueprint Shows How Existing Alternatives to Fossil...

Media release | June 8, 2010 at 18:00

In the midst of the intractable crisis caused by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it is time to stop investing in a broken energy economy and seize the opportunity to invest in a sustainable energy future, according to the environmental group...

Expectations rise for President Obama to build on commitment during June visit

Media release | May 27, 2010 at 20:23

Greenpeace today applauded the Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) for committing to a moratorium on forest and peatland clearance. The commitment came in advance of the governments of Indonesia and Norway signing a $1 billion...

Industry out of US Energy Future

Media release | May 26, 2010 at 18:00

Greenpeace today welcomed President Obama’s sensible and encouraging first step in ensuring that the BP oil spill disaster can never happen again - but the “never” will only last for the next six months while his commission reaches a conclusion...

Greenpeace To Dell: Design Out Toxics Now

Media release | May 25, 2010 at 18:00

A day after Greenpeace launched its latest consumer electronics rankings, the environmental advocacy group protested one of the poorly performing companies, computer giant Dell, for the company’s backtracking on its public commitment to eliminate...

Greenpeace Activists Paint Message in Oil on Arctic-bound Drilling Supply Ship...

Media release | May 24, 2010 at 14:13

As Obama Administration officials assessed the impacts of the Gulf oil disaster in Louisiana, seven Greenpeace activists took a stand at the Harvey Explorer to send a message to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Two activists rappelled off the...

Charge BP not Greenpeace

Media release | May 23, 2010 at 18:00

Today, seven Greenpeace activists were arrested for standing up to the oil industry, and sending a message to Secretary Salazar that we must stop offshore drilling. The activists were Lindsey Allen, Lauren Valle, Emma Cassidy, David Pomerantz,...

DUPONT FACILITIES FAIL GREENPEACE SECURITY INSPECTION

Media release | May 21, 2010 at 10:59

Following citizen inspections conducted by land, air and water today, Greenpeace issued a ‘failed inspection’ report to DuPont for failing to fully secure two of its chemical facilities in Delaware and New Jersey against terrorists or...

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