These are our press releases
Preach-In will amplify President Obama’s call for strong action on climate change
Jan 23, 2013
- In his second inaugural address, President Barack Obama confirmed that we are commanded by God to care for the planet. “We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations,” he said.
Legislature passes landmark legislation to transition Washington off polluting coal-fired power
Apr 21, 2011
- Bill endorsed by environmental community, TransAlta, labor unions
House approves landmark legislation to transition Washington off polluting coal-fired power
Apr 11, 2011
- Bill endorsed by environmental community, TransAlta, labor unions and governor heads back to state Senate for final passage.
Historic agreement reached to phase out coal-burning in Washington
Mar 05, 2011
- “This agreement reinforces our responsibility to phase out coal-burning at the TransAlta plant and protect Washington families from the harmful health effects of burning coal for electricity. It also reinforces our responsibility to do this in a way that strengthens the local economy and takes care of the community,” said Earth Ministry/WAIPL executive director LeeAnne Beres.
Legislation to reduce coal pollution, protect our families’ health and strengthen economy introduced in House
Feb 03, 2011
- Environmental Priority bill would hasten end of coal-fired power in Washington
Statement of LeeAnne Beres, Executive Director of Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power & Light, on the challenge to the Longview Coal Export Terminal Permit
Dec 15, 2010
Growing Community of Voices Demand A Better Future Than Dirty Coal Export
Nov 16, 2010
- Groups Urge County Commission to Deny (or Delay) Permit for Longview Coal Export Facility
WOODINVILLE’S WOODEN CROSS LUTHERAN FIRST CHURCH IN THE NATION TO PROVIDE NEW PUBLIC ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING STATION
Oct 14, 2010
- “PLUG-IN WOODINVILLE” EVENT SET FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010
Senate Stalls on Climate and Clean Energy Solutions
Jul 28, 2010
- Earth Ministry/WAIPL Executive Director LeeAnne Beres joined Congressman Jay Inslee and members of the business and veteran communities in a press conference speaking to the continued need for comprehensive national climate legislation this year. LeeAnne’s full statement follows the press release below.
Business, Faith & Public Health Leaders Voice Support for Western Climate Initiative Design Document & Economic Analysis
Jul 27, 2010
- Earth Ministry/WAIPL Executive Director LeeAnne Beres is quoted in a press release about the Western Climate Initiative's “Design for the WCI Regional Program” document which outlines the guiding principles for states and provinces to use in developing programs that will increase clean energy production and reduce climate change pollution.
Senate Gets Cracking on Clean Energy and Climate
May 12, 2010
- Will they stand up to the fossil fuel lobby and deliver real solutions?
Cultural Innovation Toward Eco/Social Justice
Sep 28, 2009
- Deep Conversion Founder Advances Earth Ministry Through Winning Sermon