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We Demand Strong Regulations for Dangerous Oil By Rail! ACTION
Environment  (tags: oil by rail, usa, ethics, business, corporate, air, water, money, politics, health, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - action.forestethics.org
After a record year of unsafe oil trains derailing, spilling, and exploding across the country -- President Obama proposed new regulations for unsafe tank cars. But shockingly, these new rules actually protect industry profits while sacrificing public...
Take Action! - Halt Construction of Airstrip That Would Threaten Endangered Dugongs -
Environment  (tags: Marine, mammals, dugongs, warship, endangered, USA, airstrip, Japan )

Marie
- 14 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States military is planning on building an airstrip in Okinawa, Japan. This construction would destroy the natural habitat of the Okinawa dugongs, which are a critically endangered species. Locals have also protested for years against.
Take Action! - Encourage Protection of the Endangered Species Act - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Endangered species act, endangered, protection, USA )

Marie
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States House of Representatives (House) passed a measure that, if approved by the Senate and President, would require vital information about endangered species to be shared with the public
Clean Up The Mines
Environment  (tags: Clean Up The Mines, uranium mines, USA )

Dandelion
- 32 days ago - cleanupthemines.org
To pass legislation for health and environmental studies on the effects of existing abandoned uranium mines; to educate the public about the effects of the mines; to clean up the mines and affected areas; also compensate those affected by these mines.
Stop Practice of Intentionally Harming Environmental Activists --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: USA, rolling coal, destruction, energy, environment, health conditions, humans, pollution )

Lynn
- 45 days ago - forcechange.com
There is a new hobby for anti-environmentalists involving the intentional emission of blankets of soot on pedestrians and other cars. These protesters need to be stopped from harming the environment, and more importantly innocent people.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Monsanto: Don't Sue the State of Vermont.
Environment  (tags: GMO Foods, labeling, Vermont, Monsanto, politics, greeed, usa, agriculture, health, environment )

Cal
- 87 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Vermont is set to make history by becoming the first state in the country to require genetically modified (GMO) food to be labeled. But Monsanto, the world's largest GMO producer, is gearing up to sue the state.
EPA Chief Says Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Save Country Billions
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, politics, new EPA rules, greenhouse gas rules, greenhouse gases, regulation, good news, usa, government, green, humans, ecosystems )

Cal
- 88 days ago - npr.org
New federal regulations that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants will have a large economic upside, largely through health savings, says Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Alaska Native Communities Receive Technical Assistance for Local Clean Energy Development April 29, 2013 - 3:08pm
Environment  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, Good News, government, green building, investing, Sustainable Development, usa, world, water, wildlife, conservation, habitat, world )

Ruth
- 135 days ago - energy.gov
"The Denali Commission is an independent federal agency designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure and economic support throughout Alaska. With the creation of the Denali Commission in 1998, Congress acknowledged the need for increased...."
Congress Passes First Wilderness Bill in Years: Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes Is a Winner!
Environment  (tags: Sleeping Bear Dunes, Michigan, habitat, environment, ecosystems, usa, congress )

Nancy
- 176 days ago - wilderness.org
About five years after Congress last protected any land as designated Wilderness, Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has broken the streak, a fitting celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
PETITION - Protect the World's Greatest Wild Salmon Fishery--Stop the Pebble Mine!
Environment  (tags: USA, Conservation )

David
- 208 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Urge the EPA to take immediate action to initiate Section 404c of the Clean Water Act to protect the world's greatest wild salmon fishery, the Alaska Native cultures who rely on the wild salmon, and 14,000 jobs! --- Sign the petition?
Obama's Carbon-Capture Plan For Coal Plants Has Dirty Trade-Off; Oil Production
Environment  (tags: Carbon dioxide, oil, coal, dirty trade off, USA, energy, destruction, pollution, Sustainabililty, green, environment )

Marie
- 249 days ago - m.huffpost.com
But once the carbon is stripped away, it will be used to do something that is not so green at all.
Help Keep Radioactive Frack Wastewater Off Our Rivers - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Radioactive, wastewater, frack, rivers, USA, environment, radioactive )

Marie
- 278 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
I oppose the Coast Guard's proposal to allow shale gas extraction ("frack") wastewater to be carried on the nation's rivers. Frack wastewater is highly toxic, often radioactive, and the chemical brew's "proprietary" ingredients will be kept from public.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Senator for Putting Monsanto in Its Place - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: congress, usa, MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT, government, ethics, environment, politics )

Cal
- 326 days ago - forcechange.com
The Monsanto Protection Act gave Monsanto leeway to bypass federal court decisions that would have protected consumer health. Now that it has been crushed, the USDA will have the ability to protect the public from illegal genetically engineered crops. Com
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Investigate Fracking Water Contamination
Environment  (tags: ethics, environment, EPA, news, FRACKING, fracking, business, law, society, usa )

Cal
- 340 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The EPA is supposed to protect American citizens from threats like fracking, not bow to the oil and gas industry.
TAKE ACTION NOW! President Obama and EPA Administrator McCarthy: Reopen EPA Investigations Into Fracking-Related Water Contam
Environment  (tags: ethics, environment, EPA, news, FRACKING, fracking, business, law, society, usa )

Cal
- 365 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Over the past year, the Environmental Protection Agency has repeatedly shut down its own fracking-related water contamination investigations after being pressured by the oil and gas industry.
 

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