Pages tagged "media statements"


UMWA Union Not Alone in Outrage Over Patriot Bankruptcy Decision

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
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202-828-0940

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Missouri ruled in favor of Patriot Coal in its effort to eliminate collective bargaining agreements with its workers, a move that would effectively rob thousands of retired and active workers and their families of the retirement health care benefits they were promised.

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Keystone Bill Won’t Create Jobs; Green Investment Will

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
press@gfa.fchq.ca
202-828-0940

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Yesterday, the House passed the Northern Route Approval Act (H.R. 3), which authorizes construction of the first leg of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, designed to carry toxic tar sands oil from Canada to Texas. The bill is sponsored by Representative Terry Lee (R-Nebraska).

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Ernest Moniz Confirmed as Secretary of Energy Statement of Green For All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
press@gfa.fchq.ca
(202) 828-0940

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to today’s confirmation of Ernest Moniz for United States Secretary of Energy, Green for All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins issued the following response:

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Putting a Price on Carbon Pollution to Protect Public Health, Expand Opportunity

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
press@gfa.fchq.ca
202-828-0940

Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Henry A. Waxman (D-CA), Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) released draft carbon-pricing legislation. The announcement launches a one-month comment period for stakeholders to weigh in on several sections of the bill, including how to redirect investments back into the American economy.

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Green For All Praises Report on New Clean Energy Jobs

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
press@gfa.fchq.ca
(202) 828-0940

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following news that American companies created more than 110,000 clean energy jobs in 2012, according to a report released by Environmental Entrepreneurs, Green For All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins issued the following response: 

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Green For All Response to EPA Administrator & Secretary of Energy Nominations

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Alyssa Cocchi
press@gfa.fchq.ca
732-513-2192

Green For All Response to EPA Administrator & Secretary of Energy Nominations

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Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins among leaders arrested in White House protest against Keystone XL

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February 1, 2013

Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
press@gfa.fchq.ca
(202) 828-0940

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Green for All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins was arrested this morning at a White House protest calling on President Obama to reject plans to allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a project that would carry the world's dirtiest oil--tar sands crude--from Canada to Texas. The pipeline would help accelerate global warming, and put communities of color that are already overburdened with pollution at further risk from toxic water and air. Prior to her arrest she issued the following statement: 

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Green For All Response to President’s State of The Union Address

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February 12, 2013

Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
press@gfa.fchq.ca
(202) 828-0940

WASHINGTON, DC—In response to President Obama’s State of the Union address, in which he called for simultaneous, meaningful progress on climate change and strong economic growth, Green for All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins issued the following response: 

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Green For All Response to Energy Secretary Steven Chu Stepping Down

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February 1, 2013

Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
press@gfa.fchq.ca
(202) 828-0940

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that he will step down from his post. Green for All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins issued the following response: 

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Green for All Statement on President’s “Climate Change” remarks

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January 21, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following today’s inaugural speech marking the first time a President has noted that the answer to “climate change” is for the United States to lead the transition to “technology that will power new jobs,” Green for All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins issued the following response: 

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