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Pennsylvania Confirms First Fracking-Related Earthquakes
Environment  (tags: USA, Pennsylvania, Lawrence County, Pittsburgh, New Castle, Utica Shale, Department of Environmental Protection (, “zipper” fracture, Hilcorp Energy Company )

Evelyn
- 178 days ago - stateimpact.npr.org
Officials say they've confirmed the state's first fracking-related earthquakes took place last year in Lawrence County. DEP has set up a "stop-light" procedure -which the company has agreed to -to shut down operations there if an earthquake greater than2
Pledge to Fight for People and Planet! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, government, USA )

Anna
- 221 days ago - ran.org
As the incoming Trump administration threatens to gut environmental protections, eliminate all barriers between corporate power and the U.S. government, and turn back the clock on civil rights,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Stop the Modern Day Native American Land Grab
Environment  (tags: dishonesty, media, politics, usa, INDIGNEOUS RIGHTS, OIL DRILLING ON PROTECTED LANDS, SACRED LANDS, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government )

AWAY AWHI
- 317 days ago - act.credoaction.com
For the first time in more than 100 years, the federal government could steal fragile, sacred land from Native American tribes and hand it over to the fossil fuel industry.
Rain Bombs and Thousand Year Floods Catch Americas Attention
Environment  (tags: rain bombs, Louisiana, inland storms, USA, global heat records, charts, thousand year floods )

Dandelion
- 347 days ago - floodlist.com
Massive Aug. floods in Louisiana have triggered new high level examination of large number of historic inland storms that have clobbered USA since May 2015. The cluster of dramatic downpours has coincided with 15 consecutive months of global heat records
Climate Justice From the Ground Up: 6 Ballot Initiatives to Watch in 2016
Environment  (tags: freedoms, politics, government, usa, regulating emissions, green, politics, healthconditions )

AWAY AWHI
- 449 days ago - occupy.com
These measures are noteworthy because they donâEUR(TM)t just regulate emissions or mandate transitions. They actually do things like help the economically insecure, create material incentives for individual change, restore ecosystems, and reassert the auth
Fairewinds Arnie Gundersen Presents Sobering Facts in Fukushima
Environment  (tags: Fairewinds, Arnie Gundersen, Fukushima, atomic power reactors, USA, Japan, radiation, facts )

Dandelion
- 509 days ago - fairewinds.org
Fairewinds is proud to share our knowledge with you we R also dismayed that mainstream media has failed 2 tell the truth about the worst industrial disaster in human history. 100 operating atomic power reactors in USA like the one in Japan disaster awaits
Save the Grand Canyon From Destruction
Environment  (tags: save, great, canyon, estruction, petition, usa )

Scooby
- 684 days ago - change.org
Save the Grand Canyon from being developed on the rim and at the confluence of the Little Colorado River and the Colorado River. The Navajo Nation with outside developers want to create lavish restaurants
Tell Your Lawmakers: The Oil Export Ban Must Stand - Petition
Environment  (tags: oil export, ban, petition, USA, Elizabeth Warren, carbon emissions )

Dandelion
- 715 days ago - environmental-action.webaction.org
Climate champion Elizabeth Warren pointed out that lifting the ban would increase global carbon emissions by more than 22 million metric tons annually. It is among the many reasons that she characterized the bill as very dangerous for our environment.
Save Small Pacific Island From Destruction
Environment  (tags: Pacific island, save, USA, commonwealth, military, petition )

Scooby
- 805 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States Military is allegedly planning to obliterate a pristine, uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean just so they can get some practice killing people. The military has nearly completed a deal to lease Pagan Island from the Commonwealth
US Mexico Water Pact Brings Life Back To Colorado Rivers Parched Delta
Environment  (tags: USA, Mexico, Colorado river, Minute 319, Sea of Cortez, Yuma clapper rail, southwestern willow flycatcher, yellow-billed cuckoo, native birds )

Dandelion
- 832 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
This is the first agreement of its kind by neighboring countries to give water back to a river they share, it ordered the release of a single pulse flow of water that mimicked natural surge flows in spring. Native birds not seen in half century returned
These Maps Show Why We Keep Electing Climate Change Deniers in USA
Environment  (tags: interactive maps, climate change deniers, USA, elections )

Dandelion
- 849 days ago - climatedesk.org
In 58 percent of congressional districts, majorities do not believe humans are causing global warming. Things look even more discouraging when you use the interactive maps to break down the estimates by congressional district.
Up Next on the GOP's To-Do List: Selling US National Forests
Environment  (tags: republicans, politics, environment, corruption, environment, sellingnational forests, usa, government, lies, ethics, americans, protection, destruction, ecosystems, environment, trees, politics )

AWAY AWHI
- 883 days ago - truth-out.org
Several parties have drawn up a proposal for the House GOP budget resolution that calls for the seizure and sale of US national forests and public land
House Republicans Just Passed a Bill Forbidding Scientists From Advising the EPA on Their Own Research
Environment  (tags: congress, government, science, environment, research, corruption, usa )

Nancy
- 954 days ago - salon.com
"In other words," wrote Union of Concerned Scientists director Andrew A. Rosenberg in an editorial for RollCall, "academic scientists who know the most about a subject can't weigh in, but experts paid by corporations who want to block regulations can."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Retain Essential Crude Oil Ban - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, politics, USA )

AWAY AWHI
- 1016 days ago - forcechange.com
Urge new Republican majority to continue to protect and preserve our environment
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight Back Against Chemical Corporations That Poison Our Planet and Our Democracy
Environment  (tags: congress, usa, politics, news, corruption, politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

AWAY AWHI
- 1054 days ago - change.org
tell Congress to stop toxic money from controlling our elections. We need reforms to elect politicians who will support more safeguards to protect the public from dangerous chemicals.
 

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