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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA That You Support Their Efforts to Cut Carbon Emissions on Behalf of the Ocean
Environment  (tags: oceans, pollution, politics, EPA, power plant emissions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed an action that would cut power plants' carbon emissions--emissions that are changing the very nature of our ocean
Paying the Price of Tar Sands Expansion
Environment  (tags: Tar Sands, #NoTarSands, #TarSandsBlockade, US, Expansion, EPA, Climate Change, Taxpayers, Emissions, Toxic Contamination )

Brian
- 9 days ago - truth-out.org
"Despite all the reasons to keep tar sands in the ground, the refining equipment tax credit has helped put tar sands development in the US on the rise, accelerating climate change at the expense - in every sense of the word - of American taxpayers."
Major Oil Spill Strikes Louisiana, Threatens Waterways
Environment  (tags: Oil Spill, Disaster, Toxic Contamination, Environmental Devastation, Louisiana, EPA )

Brian
- 9 days ago - commondreams.org
"Officials on Sunday are continuing work to contain what an EPA representative called a major oil spill in northwestern Louisiana that could take months to clean up."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Coal Ash Regulations Must Be In Place By December 19
Environment  (tags: la, w pollution, coal ash regulations, EPA, politics, habitat, environment, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government )

Cal
- 14 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
. Thanks to a lawsuit by Earthjustice, and because of your actions to pressure decision makers, the EPA is under a court-ordered deadline to finalize the first-ever federal safeguards for coal ash.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Allow Companies to Pollute Our Waters - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, EPA, lax regulations, pollution, protection, government, conservation, water )

Cal
- 16 days ago - forcechange.com
Companies are polluting wetlands and streams, and are getting away with it because these bodies of water are not clearly defined as being protected under the Clean Water Act.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Raise Levels of Deadly Pesticides - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: pesticides, Syngenta, protection, pollution, die-offs, bees, EPA )

Cal
- 37 days ago - forcechange.com
The Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, a large pesticide company, is petitioning the EPA to raise the legal tolerance level for a bee-killing pesticide by as much as 4,000%
Please Sign: Tell Ohio Suprmes It's NOT Ok to Strip Mine State Wildlife Areas
Environment  (tags: strip mining, Ohio Supreme Court, surface destruction, Justice O'Donnell dissents, Ohio freezes renewable energy goals, Brush Creek, EPA, reduction of carbon emissions, Ohio sues EPA, Governor Kasich, ODNR )

Susan
- 39 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Ohio Supreme Court, with only Justice O'Donnell dissenting, has just Ok'd strip mining on part of a state-owned wildlife area. Aside from the land surface destruction this would cause, strip mining is the last thing Ohio needs right now.
Powerful Opportunity to Stop Destructive Mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay - Via Earth Justice
Environment  (tags: Environment, North America, Alaska, Mining Industry, Bristol Bay, Ecosystem, Habitat destruction, Forest, Water Pollution, Salmon Migration, Spirit Bear, Trees, Wildlife, EPA, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 48 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The proposed mine would be the largest, most destructive open-pit mine ever built in North America destroying the great salmon migration, the spirit bear and heavily polluting water. The EPA is currently accepting public comments so please sign.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA You Support Strong Limits on Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, EPA, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, energy )

Cal
- 62 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
The EPA has issued new rules on limiting carbon emissions from existing power plants in the US, and they are now accepting comments from the public.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight for Northern Moose/EPA
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, climatechange, EPA )

Cal
- 69 days ago - change.org
Help create a better future for moose by sending a message to the Environmental Protection Agency in support of limits to carbon pollution from existing coal-burning power plants.
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
- 72 days 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
Mine Proposal Draws Hundreds at Alaska Hearing
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, BristolBay minng proposal, EPA, healthconditions, habitat, government, habitatdestruction, politics )

Cal
- 77 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.
Fracking Waste Puts Americans' Drinking Water at Risk
Environment  (tags: study, fracking wastewarrter, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, official research, environment, destruction, water, healthconditions, humans, protection, pollution, politics, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 91 days ago - ecowatch.com
Yesterday the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an eagerly awaited report on the state of something called the Underground Injection Control program.
 

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