• EPA Hears at Listening Session

    On February 28, 2018, the U.S. Environmental and Protection Agency (EPA) held a listening session on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan in San Francisco, CA. Operation Free is grateful that members of the larger Truman Project network were there to give oral remarks in support of the Clean Power Plan, recognizing the… Read more »

  • EPA Hears at Listening Session Part II

    Operation Free supporter and Truman Partner Daisy Pistey-Lyhne offered the following comments on the national security, public health, and economic benefits of the Clean Power Plan at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency listening session on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan in San Francisco on February 28, 2018. Pistey-Lyhne is an independent consultant… Read more »

  • EPA Hears at Listening Session Part III

    Operation Free is proud to announce that supporter, Maj. Jonathan Morgenstein, USMC, also attended the listening session on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan held by the U.S. Environmental and Protection Agency (EPA) on February 28th in San Francisco, CA. See full video of his testimony below.

  • Ignoring Climate Change and National Security Threats Don’t Make Them Go Away

      Last week, U.S. President Trump gave his first State of the Union address. In light of the greatest existential threat mankind has ever faced (hint: it’s climate change), these historically-routine events should now be an annual stage to underscore the urgency of this issue and our nation’s commitment to addressing it. Unfortunately, while the… Read more »

  • Infrastructure reboot

    Last week during his State of the Union address, President Trump cast the national spotlight back on infrastructure with a promise of $200 billion in federal aid. However, accompanying this promise was a clear message that the Trump Administration intends to rethink—read: limit—the use of these federal funds for infrastructure, putting most of the responsibility… Read more »

  • Trump’s Actions Leave Our Country Insecure

    When future generations look back at the volatile natural disasters and environmental tragedies that struck the United States in 2017, they may mark the year as the first time we were forced to deal with the chaotic consequences of climate change from coast to coast. From the relentless wildfires in California and the Northwest, to… Read more »

  • Happy New Year from Operation Free

    On behalf of Operation Free, we wish all of our supporters and advocates a happy and healthy new year! Looking back on 2017, Operation Free is proud to report several achievements. Hundreds of new supporters are now furthering the reach of our message within their own communities after attending a screening of The Burden or… Read more »

  • The Future of the Clean Power Plan

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last month delivered on President Trump’s promise to attempt to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP), federal standards that would have been one of America’s single strongest actions to combat climate change. This was little surprise, as any conservative administration would have sought to upend this signature accomplishment of the… Read more »

  • Energy Education Gives Veterans A New Mission

    The U.S. military is the single largest consumer of energy resources in the world. In 2016, the Department of Defense’s total energy use was three times more than the rest of the U.S. government and 5 percent of the entire country’s energy consumption. In comparison to other countries, the Department would independently rank as the… Read more »

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