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May 26, 2010

Love and the climate crisis

by PhilLee — last modified May 26, 2010 10:23 AM

FoEI Chair Nnimmo Bassey talks about what the recent Cochabamba climate summit in Bolivia meant to him.

May 03, 2010

It's Not Just BP That Bears Responsibility for Spill; Government Is Responsible Too

by PhilLee — last modified May 03, 2010 12:25 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Friends of the Earth's president, Erich Pica, had the following response to President Barack Obama's remarks this afternoon in Louisiana:

"President Obama was correct when he said BP is responsible for this spill. But the government bears responsibility too, as it failed to protect U.S. waters and the people who depend on them. Offshore oil drilling is inherently dirty and dangerous. In order to fulfill its responsibility to protect its citizens and territory, the government must establish a permanent moratorium on offshore drilling."

 

More information about offshore drilling, the oil spill and Friends of the Earth’s response can be found here: http://www.foe.org/gulf-oil-spill

 
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