More than 300,000 people signed petitions calling for Pruitt to go, and we worked with 9,000 people to deliver petitions to congressional offices across the country.
Friends of the Earth Action and our amazing members got Ben Jealous through the primary — and now we’re one step closer to having an environmental champion lead Maryland.
Pebble Mine is a clear environmental disaster—yet its parent company found a financier for the project in First Quantum Minerals. To stop this project, Friends of the Earth has worked to hit them where it hurts: their financial backing.
Thanks to Friends of the Earth, three-quarters of the garden industry has moved away from neonics, and many major retailers have committed to stop selling plants and products treated with these bee-killing pesticides.
Overall, the Puget Sound NDZ is overall a fantastic, hard-earned success. Five years of environmental activism will clean the state’s waterways, protect public health, and boost local economy. This is a major win for both Washington and our planet.
We’re keeping Scott Pruitt’s name in headlines so none of his misdeeds go unnoticed. We took a creative turn in calling out his unethical actions, posting hundreds of posters across Washington, D.C. that highlighted his blatant corruption and favoritism of Big Oil.
Forcing the Trump administration to backtrack on their questionable agenda shows just how powerful your activism can be.
In early March 2018, Washington’s state legislature passed House Bill 2957—a bill that bans all future industrial net pen operations by 2022. This bill should send a message to the aquaculture industry that its time is up.
A decade later Keystone XL has not been built, and Friends of the Earth remains committed to resisting this dirty pipeline.