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FoE Action endorses Gov. Maggie Hassan for U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan for U.S. Senate. Hassan (D-N.H.) is running against Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.). Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: We need Gov. Maggie Hassan in the U.S. Senate as a strong advocate […]

Climate activists forcibly removed from American Petroleum Institute-sponsored Politico energy event at DNC in Philadelphia, PA

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today environmental activists, Indigenous youth, and other concerned citizens disrupted a Politico event sponsored the American Petroleum Institute, the leading American trade group of the fossil fuel industry. The event, “Energy and the Election at the DNC”, featured prominent Democratic lawmakers and energy advisors including, Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Gov. Jay Inslee […]

Vilsack VP pick reinforces pro-corporate Clinton bias

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Presumptive Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton is reportedly considering Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack as her running mate for the presidency. In response, Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: Friends of the Earth Action opposes Secretary Tom Vilsack as a possible vice presidential pick. While he has supported […]

Friends of the Earth Action congratulates Sen. Sanders on inspiring campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica made the following statement on Sen. Sanders’ endorsement of Secretary Hillary Clinton: One year ago, Friends of the Earth Action proudly endorsed Senator Sanders for president. Our endorsement was based on Sanders’ ideals and willingness to boldly push an inclusive progressive agenda for all […]