2004 Media Releases

December

Statement of Friends of the Earth on the Resignation of J. Steven Griles, deputy secretary of the Department of the Interior - Dec. 4, 2004

November

New FDA policy to approve contamination of food supply with experimental genetically engineered crops - Nov. 23, 2004

GM Crop Safety Tests 'Flawed,' New Scientific Paper Shows - Nov. 16, 2004

The Elections of 2004: A Message from Friends of the Earth - Nov. 4, 2004

October

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Congratulated by Friends of the Earth - Oct. 8, 2004

August

Groups File Complaint With State Department Against Three American Companies Named in UN Report - Aug. 4, 2004

World Bank Misses Historic Opportunity - Aug. 3, 2004

July

Experimental Pharmaceutical Rice May Pose Serious Health and Environmental Hazards - July 21, 2004

Senate Blocks Anti-Environmental Judicial Nominee - July 20, 2004

Trade Negotiations Threat to Environment, Development - July 20, 2004

Banks Advised Not to Sell Environmentally Damaging China Bonds - July 19, 2004

Cooking the Books: Scorching the Planet - July 15, 2004

June

Green Watchdog Report Offers 10 Budget Proposals that Improve and Reform the Way California's Environmental Protection Programs are Funded - June 9, 2004

Equator Principles; Principles, Profits or just PR? - June 3, 2004

Environmental, Consumer, Farm Groups Submit Amicus Brief in Controversial WTO Case Involving Genetically Modified Organisms - June 2, 2004

Road Pork Bloats Highway Bill - June 2, 2004

May

WTO Hands Off Our Food, Say 48 Million in Global Campaign - May 25, 2004

Genetically Modified Foods in Europe - May 19, 2004

Special Interest Energy Plan Celebrates Dubious Anniversary - May 17, 2004

Circ Construction Stopped - May 10, 2004

Monsanto Drops GM Wheat - May 10, 2004

April

Another Nail in the Coffin for Special Interest Energy Bill - April 29, 2004

Statement of Erich Pica, Director of Friends of the Earth's Economic Campaigns on the Section 29 Tax Credit - April 28, 2004

On World Bank 60th Anniversary, Friends of the Earth Chairman Demands President Wolfensohn to Get Out of Oil and Coal - April 22, 2004

Leaked Letter: Equator Banks Oppose Strengthening World Bank Environmental, Social Protections - April 5, 2004

Statement of Sara Zdeb, Legislative Director, on the Nomination of William Myers - April 1, 2004

March

Bush Proposal Would Devastate Communities, Environment by Allowing More Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining - March 30, 2004

February

Friends of the Earth Opposes Anti-Environmental Nominee to 9th Circuit Court - Feb. 5, 2004

Major Banks Criticized for Supporting Caspian Pipeline Project - Feb. 4, 2004

Bush Budget Abandons Public Health, Conservation Programs - Feb. 2, 2004

January

Welcoming the Act But Holding the Applause - Jan. 22, 2004

Fight to Clean Up the Anacostia River Goes to Court - Jan. 21, 2004

Eight Groups Counter Industry "Wish List" at Controversial Hill Junket - Jan. 8, 2004

Industry-Sponsored Junket for Western Congressional Representatives in Phoenix to Focus on Carving Up West - Jan. 8, 2004