2006 Media Releases

December

Congress Passes First-Ever Legal Ban on Sports Gene Doping - December 20, 2006

New Rail Security Rules Leave Communities at Risk- December 1, 2006

Mitch McConnell - Out of Touch with Kentucky and America- December 13, 2006

New EPA Fuel Mileage Labels Applauded - December 11, 2006

November

Bush Administration Suppressed Global Warming Report, Conservation Groups File Suit - November 14, 2006

Green Groups Call for Cleaner Ships & Engines - November 13, 2006

Elections offer new hope for a pro-environment agenda in Congress - November 10, 2006

October

Economists Warn Climate Change will Cost Trillions without Government Action - October 13, 2006

Bluewater Network Files Petition to Get the Lead out of Aviation Fuel - October 11, 2006

Groups Challenge FDA on Nanotechnology Risks - October 10, 2006

The Heat is On: More Companies Coming Clean on Climate Change - October 10, 2006

September

World Bank Energy Framework Sells Climate and Poor People Short- September 17, 2006

Statement of Friends of the Earth on Interior Department Inspector General's Testimony on Oil Royalties - September 13, 2006

Bush Administration Sets Nation’s Energy Policy Back 20 Years - September 7, 2006

August

Oil Spills in Indian Ocean, Philippines, Lebanon- August 15, 2006

Court Rules Against Genetically Engineered Corn & Sugarcane - August 14, 2006

June

Senate Vote Tightens the Screws on Big Oil - June 29, 2006

President Bush Still Clueless About Global Warming - June 26, 2006

Global Warming Case Taken Up By Supreme Court - June 26, 2006

Wind & Solar Powered Yacht Sets Sail for La Route du Rhum - June 12, 2006

Bluewater Announces Ten Best Places to Avoid Jet Skis in 2006 - June 7, 2006

May

Major Shipping Company To Slash Smokestack Air Pollution - May 26, 2006

Atlanta Film Premiere of “The Great Warming”- May 18, 2006

Nano-ingredients Pose Big Risks in Beauty Products - May 16, 2006

Congressional Tax Bill Fails to Rein in Oil Company Profits - May 10, 2006

April

Nuclear Power as the Worst Solution to Global Warming - April 25, 2006

President's energy plan won't help consumers or end our oil addiction - April 25, 2006

Court Ruling Calls for Stronger, Daily Pollution Limits into Anacostia River- April 25, 2006

Risking Your Life for the Forest: Liberian Activist Wins Goldman Prize- April 24, 2006

Groups Call for Big Cuts in Shipping Industry Air Pollution - April 3, 2006

March

Statement of Friends of the Earth on the Kerr-McGee Oil Royalty Lawsuit - March 21, 2006

Friends of the Earth Deplores Kempthorne Nomination - March 16, 2006

Friends of the Earth Hails Norton Resignation - March 10, 2006

Court Rules Bush Administration Violating Law Designed to Reduce Foreign Oil Dependence - March 7, 2006

California Air Resources Board Report Release Expected Today- March 6, 2006

February

Leaked WTO Document Shows that U.S. Misled World on Biotech "Victory" - February 28, 2006

Editorial Memo: President’s Amtrak Budget - A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing - February 27, 2006

Dubai and Toxic Tank Cars: What are Bush’s Priorities? - February 23, 2006

Southeast Rail Tour Launched to Support Amtrak Service- February 10, 2006

World Trade Organization Ruling Tries to Force GMOs on Europe- February 7, 2006

2007 Budget Punishes Environmental Programs - February 7, 2006

Rebuffed by Congress in 2006, Bush Steers Amtrak Off a Different Cliff - February 6, 2006

National Grassroots Conference Says No to Bush Nuclear Power Plan - February 1, 2006

January

Bush Speech Waste of Energy - January 31, 2006

Exxon's Record Profits: Congress, Please Repeal Oil Industry Tax Breaks! - January 30, 2006

Banking Sector Not Upholding International Norms on Environment - January 27, 2006

EPA Responds to Bluewater's Call for More Accuracy in Fuel Economy Testing - January 10, 2006

Ten Years of Genetically Modified Crops Failed to Deliver - January 10, 2006