National Publications

Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy

Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy

August 23, 2017

Americans should understand the goal of the oil and gas industry: drill, extract, and burn all the oil and gas resources it can acquire. The business plan is to burn it all.Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy

Joint letter to oppose Senate tax legislation

November 16, 2017

On behalf of our millions of members and activists, we write to urge you to oppose the Republican leadership’s tax legislation. This plan would lavish huge tax cuts to the richest 1% and corporate polluters that are destined to be paid for by the health and environmental well- being of communities across the country.

Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery (CO2-EOR)

November 14, 2017

CO2-EOR presents risks to groundwater, the surface environment, and the health of communities living near oil fields.


Opposition to the Nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White as Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality

November 7, 2017

November 7, 2017

The Honorable John Barrasso Chairman

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works United States Senate

Washington, DC 20510

Letter to Congress: Oppose SECURE Act

November 7, 2017

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters, we write to express our strong opposition to the “Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy,” or “SECURE American Energy Act,” before the House Natural Resources Committee. This bill would transfer management authority for the permitting of federal oil and gas resources to states, encourage offshore oil drilling while limiting commonplace safeguards, and gravely weaken protections for marine mammals.

Sign-On Letter: Oppose Expanding the Section 45Q Tax Credit for Oil, Gas and Coal Companies

November 7, 2017

Attempts to address climate change must not be built on the backs of communities at the frontline of the fossil fuel industry and the unfolding climate crisis. Policies that hand billions of taxpayer dollars to the fossil fuel industry, extending the life of coal power plants and incentivizing companies to pump more oil, are false solutions.