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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Prevent a Mining Catastrophe in Alaska
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, BISTOL BAY MINING PROPOSAL, activism, conservation, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - change.org
NRDC has been ratcheting up pressure on EPA to do the right thing and stop the mine -- but we need your help to mobilize a massive public outcry that will compel the agency to protect Bristol Bay forever.
The Real Eco-Terrorists Wreaking Havoc on the World
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, mining companies, corporate abuse, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, humans, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Who should we truly be concerned about: the "eco-terrorists" aiming to protect and conserve the planet for future generations, or those who aim to exploit Earth's resources for monetary and materialistic purposes?
Mine Proposal Draws Hundreds at Alaska Hearing
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, BristolBay minng proposal, EPA, healthconditions, habitat, government, habitatdestruction, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - seattletimes.com
Hundreds of people turned out in Anchorage to comment on a proposal that would severely restrict development of a massive gold-and-copper mine in the Bristol Bay region.
Why Hungry Seniors Aren't Getting Enough To Eat
Society & Culture  (tags: hungry, seniors, food, hunger, society, politics, ethics, americans, law, health, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - npr.org
When we picture hungry Americans, we may see the faces of children, or single moms. But many of the people who struggle to fill their bellies are beyond age 65. Some of them are even malnourished
OP-ED: Paul Ryan's Welfare Reform Ideas Are Even Worse Than You Think
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: welfare reform, Paul Ryan's plan, politics, government, dishonesty, ethics, congress, usa )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thenation.com
New research shows us that the plan would deepen the damage already inflicted by eighteen years of reforming welfare out of existence.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Make the Fracking Industry Come Clean
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, protection, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The EPA has the chance to hold the oil and gas industry accountable by doing two big things -- requiring companies to disclose the chemicals used in fracking and studying how these chemicals impact public health
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Your Community From Exploding Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: danger of exploding oil trains, regulations, safety, ecosystems, destruction, environment, healthconditions, pollution, protection, green, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Trains carrying dangerous, highly explosive fuels travel through countless communities every day. You may be one of the 25 million Americans living in the blast zone of explosive oil trains without even knowing it.
It Takes More Than Two to Tango - or to Clean Up Argentina's Riachuelo River
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, clean-up, world, government, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ipsnews.net
Around 1,500 tons of solid waste was also removed from the river and its banks, and the wide towpaths along the river were reopened and paved to provide access to and control over the river.
The Vietnam War Might Seem Like Ancient History, But Thousands Still Risk Arrest and Torture for Helping the US
World  (tags: Hmong refugees, politics, Refugees&Relief, world, society, ethics, freedoms, conflict, government, Refugees&Relief, asia )

Cal
- 4 days ago - globalpost.com
4 decades later, Hmong who helped the US 'fight communism' are still persecuted and on the run.
CERD to Hear From Tribes About US's Discriminatory 'Unrecognized' Label
World  (tags: world, humanrights, 'unrecognized' tribes, US policy towards native americans, politics, news, society, government )

Cal
- 4 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk will give a presentation this week at the United Nations' 85th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) about the discriminatory nature of the United States' label
Norway Puts $1.6B Into Rainforest Conservation
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, government, green, protection, world )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
But how effective have those funds been in actually protecting forests?
A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be
Environment  (tags: Fukushima disaster, botched cleanup, TEPCO, cover-up, destruction, ecosystems, environment, water, world, government, politics, pollution, oceans )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - vice.com
In June 2013, TEPCO admitted that almost 80,000 gallons of contaminated water had been leaking into the Pacific Ocean every day since the meltdown. As of today, that leak continues.
Make Climate Polluters Clean Up After Themselves
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research )

Sara
- 3 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Tell the EPA you support these limits on carbon pollution and to make them as strong as possible. The polluters and their allies will be doing everything they can to stop it. So let's give this everything we can.
CAMPAIGN FOR KOCH-FREE ELECTIONS ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Koch Brothers, elections, congress, ethics, government, politics, tea party, republicans, SupremeCourt, freedoms, corruption, dishonesty, candidates )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - dccc.org
Sign the petition to urge Congress to reduce the influence of money in politics by passing meaningful campaign finance reform.For decades, our democracy was shielded from the corrosive influence of big money.The Supreme Court and Citizen's United has...
 

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