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Press Release (July 25, 2017) A coalition of organizations (The FERC Vacancies Coalition) opposed to natural gas pipelines and the restoring of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC’s) quorum due to its rubber stamping of natural gas infrastructure is urging a “no” vote on
dirty energy, pipeline
Press Release (July 12, 2017) 100 small businesses: NAFTA currently privileges multinational corporations over U.S. small business unfairly under “Investor-State Dispute Settlement” preferential treatment. Washington, DC; July 12, 2017// Today, more than 100 small business…
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Press Release (June 28, 2017) Faced with the growing scourge of pipeline expansion nationwide, 180 groups -- including Sierra Club, Food & Water Watch, Green America, the Center for Biological Diversity, and community-level organizations -- are calling for the full Senate to vote “no”
pipeline, climate justice, climate, energy, climate change
Press Release (June 15, 2017) Planting Sustainability in Your Backyard: Small Businesses in San Diego, Boston and Chicago Receive Green America’s “People & Planet” Award.

Press Release (June 1, 2017) Group Says U.S. Policy Moving “In Wrong Direction” as Clean Energy Future Becomes Reality and Climate Crisis Intensifies.

Press Release (May 23, 2017) Organizations Nationwide Taking Part in Lobby Days, Call-ins, and Senate Hearings to Send the Message That FERC’s Rubber Stamping of Pipelines Nationwide Must End. WASHINGTON, DC – May 22, 2017 – Over 200 organizations from across the country will…

Press Release (May 18, 2017) Groups Say Ellis Unfit to Serve, Citing “Xenophobia,” “Lack of Regard for Human and Civil Rights.” WASHINGTON, DC – May 18 2017– Green America and The Child Labor Coalition issued the following statement of concern regarding the consideration of…

Press Release (May 15, 2017) President Trump’s Recent Firing and Threatening of former FBI Director James Comey Deepen the Cloud of Suspicion Over the Administration and FERC Commissioners Directing An Agency Deeply Tied to National Security. WASHINGTON, DC – May 15 2017– – A…

Press Release (May 9, 2017)   WASHINGTON, DC – May 9 2017– A coalition of around 160 local, state, regional and national organizations is calling upon the Senate to reject both nominations announced yesterday by President Donald Trump to be Commissioners of FERC, the Federal…

Press Release (May 4, 2017) Green America’s Green Business Network, representing 3,000 small and mid-sized companies nationwide, support the agreement’s creation of jobs, business opportunities, and lessening the economic impacts of Climate Change. Washington DC — May 4, 2017…

Press Release (March 21, 2017) Green America calls on universities to make “Better Paper Commitment” and would keep one million trees standing each year through using 100 percent recycled paper in alumni magazines. 
better paper, Better Paper Project, recycled paper, climate, college
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Press Release (March 8, 2017) Over 130 organizations across the country announced today that they will oppose nominees made by the Trump Administration to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The move reflects the growing resistance nationwide from residents, farmers, busi

Press Release (February 8, 2017) Consumers Ask Mars to Remove GMOs from Candies and Pet Foods; Green America Provides Consumers with a Chocolate Scorecard Grading Companies’ Social and Environmental Impacts. Washington - February 8, 2017 - Green America’s GMO Inside Campaign is…

Press Release (February 3, 2017) While Trump, Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics race to complete the pipeline, over 700,000 people representing over $2.3 billion in personal investments say no. New York, Madrid, Munich, San Francisco, Tokyo, Amsterdam - February 3,…

Press Release (January 13, 2017) One month after the pipeline was effectively put “on hold” by the Army Corps of Engineers, major commercial banks are still banking on the project -- and losing thousands of customers a week as a result. Standing Rock, ND - For the last six weeks,…

Press Release (December 19, 2016) New Reports of Abusive Labor Conditions Adds Urgency; Renewed Push as Petition Drive Approaches 20,000 Messages Sent. WASHINGTON, DC – December 19, 2016– As millions of Americans look to purchase electronics for the holiday season, Green America is…

Press Release (December 14, 2016) Green America delivered a recycled “Christmas Tree” representing over 11,000 petition signatures to Smithsonian Enterprises. The petition signers called on Smithsonian to move its magazine to recycled-content paper, in order to save impacted forests and r

Press Release (December 8, 2016) Small Businesses in New York, California and North Carolina Named ‘Top Dogs.’ WASHINGTON, D.C. — December 8, 2016 — Three small green businesses offering green pet and animal products in New York, California and North Carolina, today were announced…

Press Release (November 17, 2016) Green America Publication Is Guidebook for Socially Responsible Shopping, Living, and More; New for 2017, Expanded Information on Living and Buying Green, and Products to Avoid. WASHINGTON, DC – November 17, 2016 – Green America is unveiling today…