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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 )

- 54 days ago -
"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."
President Obama Will Veto Congress' Keystone XL Pipeline Bill
Environment  (tags: politics, obama, democrats, Keystone XL Pipeline, congress, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

- 57 days ago -
President Barack Obama is planning to veto a bill that would force approval of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress to Oppose Destructive Alaska Rainforest Logging
Environment  (tags: Tongass, deforestation, Congress, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, politics, animals )

- 90 days ago -
Urge your Members of Congress to oppose destructive clear-cutting on our largest National Forest.
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 )

- 154 days ago -
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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Fear Mongering Senator From Pushing Big Oil Agenda - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, Keystone XL, congress, political grandstanding, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 295 days ago -
Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, a long-time proponent of the Keystone XL pipeline, has begun citing the instability in the Ukraine as a reason that the environmentally disastrous Keystone XL pipeline should move forward.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Defeat the Chemicals in Commerce Act Today!
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, chemicals, pending legislation, congress, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions )

- 349 days ago -
The Chemicals in Commerce Act is being shopped around the U.S. House of Representatives. It's beyond the pale. This bill - backed by chemical industry lobbyists - is nothing more than a rubber stamp for untested chemicals.
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 )

- 363 days ago -
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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Congress From Sending Oil to China With Keystone XL Pipeline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, Congress, activism, environment, habitat destrucition, ecosystems, protection, nature )

- 504 days ago -
Stop Congress from sending American oil to China via the environmentally destructive Keystone XL pipelin
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Senator for Putting Monsanto in Its Place - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: congress, usa, MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT, government, ethics, environment, politics )

- 513 days ago -
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
Genetically Modified Democracy: Monsanto and Congress Move to Stomp on States' Rights - Two ACTIONS Included !
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Obama, Congress, USDA, Protection Act, law, GMO, labeling, protest, corruption, Merkley amendment, King amendment, farm bill )

- 653 days ago -
The million-strong OCA and its allies in the organic and natural health movement are warning incumbent Senators and House members, Dems and Repubs alike, that thousands of health and environmental-minded constituents will work to drive them out of offic
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Atmosphere From Super Pollutants
Environment  (tags: congress, news, usa, politics, pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, Sustainabililty )

- 661 days ago -
With smart environmental legislation, it's still possible to cut the rate of global warming in half in the next 40 years. Demand that Congress stand up for further regulations on super pollutants.
Stop Mobile Chernobyl; No Fukushima Freeways! -TAKE ACTION
Environment  (tags: Neclear energy, nuclear waste, transport routes, centralized interim storage”, Congress, BRC, NIRS, Senate energy Committee, energy bill )

- 705 days ago -
Please sign the petition below to tell Congress that "centralized interim storage" of radioactive waste--and the accompanying and completely unnecessary risk of a Mobile Chernobyl--is unacceptable. We need a permanent solution, not Fukushima Freeways..
Please Sign To Protect Our National Parks! TAKE ACTION!!!
Environment  (tags: congress, wildanimals, wildlife, conservation, wildlife, environment, conservation )

- 728 days ago -
Tell the President and Congress to protect our national parks from even more budget cuts! The parks budget is so small already that it can't withstand even more cuts. Please sign to protect our wildlife and wildlands!
New York Governor Cuomo's Grand Plan Post-Sandy: Give Some of New York Back to Nature (+Video)
Environment  (tags: Hurricane Sandy relief, congress, legislation, responsible development, usa, politics, obama, republicans, democrats, news, politics, protection, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, nature, oceans, humans, Sustainabililty )

- 758 days ago -
New York Gov. Cuomo is proposing creation of an undeveloped coastal buffer zone by spending $400 million to buy and demolish up to 10,000 homes destroyed by superstorm Sandy.
PETITION: Protections for Wyoming Wolves: Stop Killing Wolves and Reinstate Their Protections.
Environment  (tags: wyoming, wolf hunts, wolves, congress, government, ecosystems, conservation, destruction, endangered, environment, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, protection )

- 911 days ago -
These wolves are beautiful, intelligent creatures that should not be exterminated. They are sacred to many people, tribes and customs. Not only is the revocation

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