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From calling on Levi's and Carnival Corporation to stop using fossil fuels to power their factories and ships, to pushing Starbucks and Charmin to incorporate recycled paper into their coffee cups and toilet paper, to fighting the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure while championing a clean energy future across California, Washington, and British Columbia — we're always up to something. Read our latest press releases here:


09 May 2016

May 9 2016 (Vancouver, Houston) – On the morning of May 10th First Nation leader Reuben George, Eugene Kung of West Coast Environmental Law and Lisa Lindsley of Sum of Us will attend the Kinder Morgan annual shareholders meeting in Houston, Texas....

Benicia City Council Delays Valero Decision
20 Apr 2016

April 19, 2016

Continuance Allows Valero to Seek Federal Preemption from the Surface Transportation Board

Benicia, CA -- Late last night, the Benicia City Council voted 3-2 to delay a decision on Valero’s controversial plans to...

14 Apr 2016

[San Francisco, CA] Today Attorney General Kamala Harris released a letter to the Benicia City Council clarifying that federal preemption does not limit the city’s authority to reject the Valero oil train project proposal. 

In response, groups...

STARBUCKS #Bettercup
08 Apr 2016

#BetterCup Campaign Launches in Seattle

[Seattle, WA] Today Stand (formerly ForestEthics) launched the Better Starbucks Cup Campaign demanding the coffee giant make good on earlier commitments to stop destroying forests. Starbucks serves four billion...

04 Apr 2016

[Benicia, CA] Dozens of Benicia residents and elected officials, joined by Californians from around the region, rallied this evening on the steps of Benicia City Hall before the first of several city council hearings on the Valero oil train project proposal....