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California Approves Groundbreaking New Climate Regulation

New regulation targets super-pollutant HFCs in cooling, announces planned R4 Program Sacramento CA—The California Air Resources Board (CARB) today approved a groundbreaking new regulation to reduce emissions of super pollutant hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants across many sectors using cooling equipment, including supermarkets and air conditioners. The regulation is the first in the U.S. to enact comprehensive […]

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EIA JOINS CALL FOR PERMANENT PROTECTIONS FOR BRISTOL BAY AFTER ARMY CORPS DENIAL OF PEBBLE MINE PERMIT

Washington, DC – Today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied Northern Dynasty Mineral’s Clean Water Act 404 permit for the Pebble Mine, a massive gold and copper mine proposed for the headwaters of Bristol Bay Alaska. EIA’s Wildlife Team Lead and Counsel, Danielle Grabiel, said: “The Army Corps made the right decision today for […]

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IMO and Arctic States Slammed for Endorsing Continued Arctic Pollution

IMO and Arctic States Slammed for Endorsing Continued Arctic Pollution NGOs protest outrageous approval of Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil “ban” which will drive continued pollution of the Arctic throughout 2020s London, 20 November 2020:- The Clean Arctic Alliance today slammed the decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to approve a ban ridden with of […]

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Damaging the Forest, Harming People

Negative impacts of the illegal timber trade between Cameroon and Vietnam WASHINGTON-D.C. – Following a three year investigation in Cameroon and Vietnam, the Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) and the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) released today Tainted Timber, Tarnished Temples, a report showing how several Vietnamese companies operating in Cameroon are at the […]

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Peru Issues 35 Million Dollar Fine, Orders Plantation Company to Leave the Amazon

Tamshi SAC must immediately cease operations and restore ecosystem damage Lima, Peru— In an unprecedented decision, the Peruvian Environmental Assessment and Enforcement Agency (OEFA) issued a fine of 129,000,000 soles (35 million dollars) to the plantation company Tamshi SAC in the province of Loreto for continuing to operate without required environmental permits and for illegally […]

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Newly Released Recordings Pull Back the Curtain on the Canadian Company Behind Pebble Mine

Washington D.C. —The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) today released two tapes that feature Canadian mining baron, Ron Thiessen, discussing his political strategy for securing a federal permit for the controversial Pebble Mine project in southwest Alaska. The recordings underscore both Thiessen’s importance as a driving force behind the Pebble project and the financial windfall that […]