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U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil
Environment  (tags: tar sands oil, US, EU, dirty energy diplomacy, environment, ecosystems, energy, conservation, government )

Cal
- 104 days ago - ipsnews.net
Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force European countries to import particularly dirt
Save Oregon & California Wild Rivers in US From Nickel Strip Mining - Via Earthworks
Environment  (tags: US, Rivers, Salmon, Habitat, Eco-systems, Mining Industry, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 155 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Sign to stop foreign companies who want to strip mine for nickel in the unique wild lands in Southwest Oregon and Northwest California. Sign this global petition to protect pure water rivers, native salmon, steelhead streams and botanical species.
Ban Pesticides Linked to Human Illnesses and Birth Defects in US - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Food Industry, Pesticides, Human Health, Eco-system, US, Sustainability, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 159 days ago - forcechange.com
If agricultural employees have to wear safety suits and masks to spray food with pesticides in the field, how can it be safe to eat? Sign this global petition to ban toxic chemical pesticides and adopt environmentally friendly methods of agriculture.
The Politics of Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, politics, environment, US, destruction, ecosystems, research, healthconditions, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 263 days ago - theweek.com
Environmental agencies are studying fracking's impact on groundwater. Why do they keep delaying their findings?
Petition NRC to Revoke the Operating Licenses of Dangerous GE Mark I & Mark II Reactors ACTION US
Environment  (tags: nuclear reactors, radiation, US, GE, health, containment vents )

Nancy
- 586 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
.. by majority vote (4-1), the Commissioners sided with the industry agenda for dangerous half measures that will potentially leave the downwind communities vulnerable to the uncontained releases of radioactivity in the event of an accident involving...
American Electric Power Agrees to Retire Three Coal-Fired Power Plants
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, US, coal fired plants, protection )

Nancy
- 590 days ago - earthjustice.org
Collectively, a total of 2,011 megawatts (MW) of coal-fired power will retire as part of the settlement, removing almost 12 million tons of climate-disrupting carbon pollution and nearly 84,000 tons of sulfur dioxide pollution that the three coal-fired ~
Welcome to Canada Inc., A Subsidiary of the American Empire & Co.
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, environment, destruction, US, Canada, protection, ecosystems, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 680 days ago - alternet.org
Should Canada cooperate with the US in the wholesale plundering of the world?
200-Plus Groups Urge Griljava for Next Interior Secretary
Environment  (tags: environment, Interior Secretary, US, ecosystems, globalwarming, climate-change, habitatdestruction, oceans, energy, Sustainabililty, water, weather, protection, wildlife, world )

Nancy
- 683 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Congressman Grijalva's a visionary leader with the courage and practical skills to solve the long list of pressing environmental issues we face," said Kierán Suckling, the Center's executive director. "There's no better person for interior secretary than
Defend America Against Keystone XL
Environment  (tags: jobs, gas prices, property rights, Trans Canada, tar sands, ecosystems, Texas, destruction, wildlife, KeystoneXL, US, environment, habitatdestruction, government )

Nancy
- 744 days ago - rideforrenewables.com
Keystone XL violates so many core American values, it can only be described as un-American. It is time to stop playing politics with American lives and treasure and stand up to energy giant TransCanada. Failure to confront this foreign corporation seeking
Thanks to North Dakota, US Waste of Natural Gas Grows Rapidly
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, us, natural gas emissions, green, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 837 days ago - csmonitor.com
The United States is posting rapid growth in the waste of natural gas in new oil fields where the fuel is either burned or vented into the atmosphere. Experts say the process damages the environment and fails to maximize the return to investors.
'Last Call at the Oasis': Why Time Is Running Out to Save Our Drinking Water
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, world, media, us, water, pollution, protection, humans, nature, habitat, conservation )

Cal
- 897 days ago - alternet.org
A new film provides a much-needed wake-up call for Americans: Our false sense of water abundance may be our great undoing.
Another Fracking Explosion ACTION
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, health, fracking, habitat destruction, animals, humans, drinking water, water, US, NY )

Nancy
- 913 days ago - action.workingfamiliesparty.org
From poisoned water in Wyoming to earthquakes in Ohio and an explosion in Pennsylvania, it's clear that fracking is too dangerous for New York. Join us in calling on Governor Cuomo to ban fracking in New York.
Stop Congress From Erasing Protections for Visitors, Turtles and Birds at Cape Hatteras ACTION
Environment  (tags: habitat, nature, humans, wildlife, Cape Hatteras, US )

Nancy
- 926 days ago - secure.npca.org
Please consider urging your Representative to oppose H.R. 4094 and ask your Senators not to support similar legislation in the Senate. Ask your elected officials to support the National Park Service plan that provides opportunities for beach driving as
Lakotas Launch Hunger Strike Against Tar Sands Pipelines
Environment  (tags: tar sands, ecosystems, US, Canada, environment, world, nature, conservation, habitat, pollution, protection, politics, healthconditions, wildlife, research )

Cal
- 939 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In the Dakotas, members of the proud Lakota Nation rose in protest this week to join a 48-hour hunger strike in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline -- and all tar sands pipelines -- they say will destroy precious water resources and ancestral lands in
STUDY: Tar Sands Emit More Carbon Than Previously Estimated
Environment  (tags: tar sands, ecosystems, US, Canada, environment, world, nature, conservation, habitat, pollution, protection, politics, healthconditions, wildlife, research )

Cal
- 961 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Now, a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has found an additional source of carbon that has been unaccounted for: peatlands
 

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