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Democratic Party bets on failed past

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Democratic National Party chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as its new chair. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following response: The DNC is out of touch with the American public and their needs. Democratic leaders were at a crossroads and today they chose to continue the […]

FOE Action supports Sen. Sanders’ environmental leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the League of Conservation Voters released their 2016 Scorecard. The annual LCV Scorecard is one of the most important tools for rating members of Congress’ record on the environment. Despite a time-tested methodology there are rare instances when the scorecard doesn’t accurately reflect a member’s true leadership. This happened this year […]

FoE Action endorses Keith Ellison for Democratic National Committee Chair

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) for Democratic National Committee Chair. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: Friends of the Earth Action is proud to endorse Rep. Keith Ellison for DNC Chair. From the fight to stop the Keystone XL […]

FoE Action endorses Roy Cooper for North Carolina governor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of Roy Cooper (D-NC) for governor. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: North Carolinians need a governor who understands the importance of a healthy environment to the well-being and prosperity of the state. Even more urgently, they […]