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Greenpeace airship flies over Decker coal export mine to challenge Interior Secretary...

Media release | August 7, 2014 at 20:04

Decker, MT - Greenpeace flew its airship over the Decker coal mine in Montana today to challenge Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell to stop leasing publicly owned coal at subsidized rates, with large banners reading “Coal exports fuel...

Greenpeace airship flies at Glacier National Park warning against coal exports and...

Media release | August 4, 2014 at 15:19

Glacier National Park, Montana - Greenpeace flew its thermal airship near Glacier National Park today to highlight the climate change impacts of coal exports and mining, with large banners reading “Coal exports fuel climate change” and “Keep our...

Bureau of Land Management sells coal for export at 36 cents/ton, ignoring climate...

Media release | July 30, 2014 at 18:57

Denver, CO - The Bureau of Land Management sold eight million tons of coal today for $0.36/ton to Bowie Resource Partners, a company that has said it plans to boost exports of this publicly owned coal.

New report details how federal coal leasing and exports undermine Obama’s climate plan

Media release | July 28, 2014 at 12:16

Washington DC - A new report from Greenpeace details the carbon pollution that has been unlocked by the Interior Department’s federal coal leasing program, showing how selling coal owned by the American public at subsidized rates is undermining...

Greenpeace airship in Montana: “Coal exports fuel climate change, Keep our coal in...

Media release | July 25, 2014 at 13:59

Billings, Montana - Greenpeace flew its thermal airship in Billings Montana today to highlight the risks of coal exports and mining in the Western United States, with large banners reading "Coal exports fuel climate change" and "Keep our coal in...

Bureau of Land Management schedules Colorado coal lease, ignoring coal exports and...

Media release | July 1, 2014 at 15:48

Washington DC - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) posted a notice in the Federal Register today that it plans to lease more than 8 millions tons of publicly owned coal in Colorado, despite the fact that the company requesting the coal, Bowie...

Diverse Groups Fly Airship Over NSA’s Utah Data Center to Protest Illegal Internet Spying

Media release | June 27, 2014 at 14:02

BLUFFDALE, UT — The environmental campaigning group Greenpeace, digital rights watchdog Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and grassroots advocacy organization Tenth Amendment Center (TAC) joined forces today to fly an airship over the NSA’s...

Calls for Required Safeguards from Disasters Grow as Obama Administration Releases...

Media release | June 6, 2014 at 12:30

Over one hundred organizations have advocated for more than a decade for new safety standards at chemical facilities that would require high-risk plants to use safer available alternatives to eliminate catastrophic hazards.

Greenpeace: Obama climate rules send signal to utilities to clean up now

Media release | June 2, 2014 at 10:03

Greenpeace USA Climate and Energy Campaign Director Gabe Wisniewski released the following statement:

Energy [R]evolution report details how US can transition to nearly 100% renewable energy

Media release | May 12, 2014 at 10:18

Washington DC - The United States can quickly transition to nearly 100% renewable energy and phase out coal and nuclear power, according to a major new report from Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council. Energy [R]evolution - A...

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