Letters and Endorsements

Support for Crucial Farming Initiatives

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May 20, 2014. Green America joined this letter spearheaded by the American Sustainable Business Council to key Senators urging full funding for programs that provide access to credit, technical support and training, access to local markets, and other programs that help farmers create strong, financially viable businesses.

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Letter to the SEC

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May 16, 2014. Green America joined this letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission, signed by 65 concerned investors, expressing opposition to any revisions to the shareholder resolution process that would weaken the ability of shareholders to raise environmental, social, and corporate governance issues before corporate management.

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Human Trafficking in the Seafood Industry

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April 2014. Green America joined this letter signed by human rights and labor rights organizations to urge Secretary of State John Kerry to take action to address the human trafficking of Cambodians aboard Thai fishing vessels.   Read more »

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Concerning the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

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May 12, 2014. Green America signed this letter in coalition with US and European organizations to express our collective, deep concern about the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TIPP) and its implications for the well-being of communities and the environment.

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Pesticide Spray Drift

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April 30, 2014.  The National Resources Defense Council initiated a letter signed by Green America and others to the EPA to help inform the agency’s polices on how off-site spray drift will be evaluated for ecological and human health risk assessments for pesticides.

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Remembering the Rana Plaza Disaster

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April 24, 2014. Green America joined an investor sign-on statement on the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster to urge apparel brands and retailers to use their influence to protect the human rights of workers throughout their global supply chains, and to provide remedies when those rights are violated.

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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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