Letters and Endorsements

Stronger Control of Chemicals Is Needed

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March 24, 2014.  Green America weighed in with House leaders on the significant problems with the Chemicals in Commerce Act which fails to protect people and the environment from toxic chemicals.

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Support for CA Bill to Label Genetically Engineered Food

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March 19, 2014. Green America sent this letter to the California State Senate expressing thanks for the introduction of legislation, SB 1381, in support of the labelling of genetically engineered food.

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A Letter to the President to Stop Disastrous Fracking Nationwide

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March 19, 2014.  Green America joined this coalitional letter to President Obama urging the President to focus on clean energy and energy efficiency and to oppose the export of fracked, liquefied natural gas.

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Opposing the Export of Fracked Natural Gas

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February 26, 2014   Green America signed this coalitional letter to Senators Mikulski and Cardin of Maryland, urging them to support a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed fracked natural gas export facility at Cove Point on the Chesapeake Bay.

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Opposition to Deregulation of New Genetically Engineered Crops

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February 24, 2014.   Green America joined this letter organized by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility to urge the USDA and the EPA to reject applications for the deregulation of new genetically engineered crops.

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Urging Senators to Support the Glass-Steagall Act

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February 2014. Green America joined this coalitional letter sent to the Senate in support of the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act of 2013 (S. 1282), introduced by Senators Warren, Cantwell, McCain, and King. The letter urged senators to co-sponsor this important financial legislation.

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Letter to President Obama to Fulfill His Commitment to Require GE Labeling

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December 13, 2013. Green America joined this letter to President Obama that was promoted by the Just Label It Campaign on GMOs.

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Letter to the Environmental Protection Agency on Tracking Greenhouse Gases from Bioenergy

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December, 2013.  Green America joined this letter to the Environmental Protection Agency on tracking greenhouse gases from bioenergy.  Read more.

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GMO Apple Letter to McDonald's

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October 15, 2013.  Green America supported this letter to McDonald’s, asking the company to commit to not use genetically engineered apples in its products.

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Thank You Letter to Gerber Company

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October 7, 2013.  Green America supported this letter to Gerber thanking the company for its current policy of not using genetically engineered fruits and vegetables in its baby food products and urging the company to keep this policy in place and make a firm commitment to not use genetically engineered apples in its baby food products.  

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Letter to the Environmental Protection Agency on Biogenic Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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September 6, 2013. Green America signed this letter to the Environmental Protection Agency on biogenic carbon dioxide emissions.

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Investor Letter in Support of Power Plan Carbon Standards

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September, 2013.  Green America joined this letter to the President and Congressional leaders in support of proposed EPA rules to cut greenhouse gas emissions from both new and existing power plants. The letter was organized by US SIF and Ceres.

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Letter on the Need for True and Sufficient Labeling of Seafood

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July, 2013.  Green America joined this letter on the need for true and sufficient labeling of seafood. The Safety and Fraud Enforcement for Seafood (SAFE Seafood) Act (H.R.1012/S.520) takes important steps to protect consumers, honest U.S. fishermen, and our oceans by requiring full-chain traceability and honest labeling to ensure seafood safety and legality.

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Cordray Renomination Letter

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June 25, 2013. Green America joined this coalitional sign-on letter to the Senate in support of the re-nomination of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to protect Americans from abusive financial products and services. 

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Coalitional Letter to Senators on the Need to Fundamentally Strengthen the Chemical Safety Improvement Act

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June 13, 2013. Green America signed this coalitional letter to Senators on the need to fundamentally strengthen the Chemical Safety Improvement Act if our nation is to meaningfully control toxic chemicals. 

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Letter Urging Congress to Support Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh

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May 15, 2013.  Green America joined this coalitional letter with our labor colleagues to urge Members of Congress to support the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh and to encourage U.S. brands and retailers to sign on immediately.

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Letter to SEC Urging Implementation of the Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act

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April 26, 2013  Green America joined this letter to the SEC urging timely and full implementation of the Wall Street Reform & Consumer protection Act, with attention to the law’s provisions on executive compensation.

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Coalition Letter to Bank Regulators: Stop Payday Lending

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April 25, 2013:  Green America joined a coalition letter to bank regulators noting the importance of steps to halt payday lending.  

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Letter to Maryland General Assembly: Waste Management Bill is On the Wrong Track

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April 2013:  Green America signed this letter to the Maryland General Assembly urging the Assembly to amend or oppose SB 799, a bill on waste management that should minimize waste flowing to landfills and incinerators, not just to landfills.

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Letter to Banking Regulators: Problems with Payday Loans

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April 9, 2013: Green America signed this letter to banking regulators to underscore the problems with pay day loans. Green America helped collect signers on letters to the regulators, totaling 157,000 signatories generated by several organizations.

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