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Can Your Town Ban Fracking? Depends on the State
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, law, municipalities, fracking bans, politics, protection, ecosystems, conservation, environment, energy )

Cal
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
As more and more cities and towns mull fracking bans, courts are weighing in with decisions that vary widely by state.
Tobacco - Zimbabwe's Forests Are Going Up in Smoke
Environment  (tags: economic boom, deforestation, overdevelopment, tobacco, poverty vs. progressdevastation of the l, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy )

Cal
- 8 days ago - theecologist.org
In Zimbabwe, 15 % of its natural forest has been burnt down as farmers free more land to plant tobacco. On current trends, the country will be a desert in just 35 years from now.
AUSTRALIA: Coal Terminals, Dredging Putting Great Barrier Reef at Risk, Senate Inquiry Told
Environment  (tags: world, Australia, pollution, protection, mining interests, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy )

Cal
- 9 days ago - abc.net.au
The fast-tracking of coal terminals and dredging along Queensland's coast was endangering the health of vital marine ecosystems, a conservation group has told a Senate inquiry.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 10 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
GOOD NEWS! EPA Blocks Huge Alaska Mine Project With Environmental Restrictions
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, government, GoodNews, green, protection, nature, conservation, energy, pollution, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 10 days ago - theguardian.com
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a set of restrictions that will in effect prevent the development of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska which many said would have been disastrous for the state's largest salmon fishery.
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 10 days ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
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
- 13 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
In North Dakota's Oil Bonanza, Natural Gas Goes Up in Flames
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 14 days ago - latimes.com
The rapid escalation of energy production in shale formations across the U.S. has produced a bonanza of oil, but it has left many states scrambling to handle the natural gas that often flows in large volumes along with the crude.
Stop Practice of Intentionally Harming Environmental Activists --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: USA, rolling coal, destruction, energy, environment, health conditions, humans, pollution )

Lynn
- 15 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.
Fix Radioactive Leaks at Nuclear Disaster Site --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: environment, oceans, pollution, radioactive, Japan, Fukushima, TEPCO, nuclear power, ecosystems, energy, habitat destruction, petition, health conditions )

Lynn
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
A corroded pipe at Japan's doomed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant... continues to leak radioactive water into the ocean and groundwater, delaying further cleanup of the site. ... (TEPCO) has known about the radioactive leak ... continues pose a hazard ...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Bay Delta Twin-Tunnels Project, and Protect the Pristine Northern California Watersheds
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, Overdevelopment, water, drought, California, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 16 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
the proposed project would severely affect critical habitat for many species, including endangered Delta smelt and steelhead and chinook salmon. In addition, it would decrease water flows, impact many other threatened and endangered species, exacerbate e
CANADA: First Nations Challenge Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline in Court
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, Enbridge Pipeline, First Nations, indigenous rights, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution, world, wildlife, humans, government )

Cal
- 16 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Several First Nations and some environmental groups have filed suit to block the Northern Gateway pipeline proposed by Enbridge Inc. through their territory, with a total of four legal challenges mounted as of Monday July 14.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Whales From Tar Sands Oil Pipeline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: energy, whales, proposed pipeline, tar sands, Canada, right whales, endangered, wildlife, habitat, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 16 days ago - forcechange.com
North American energy giant Kinder Morgan has proposed an expansion of a tar sands oil pipeline from Vancouver, BC that would ship their product overseas. This puts endangered species, like the North Pacific right whale and the blue whale, in a great deal
Say NO to New Dams on the Upper Green River! *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, government, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water )

Frans
- 17 days ago - act.americanrivers.org
As part of Wyoming's new statewide water strategy, Gov. Matt Mead is considering whether to recommend building two large dams near the headwaters of the Green River at the foot of the Wind River Range. The two dams -- one of which would impound 150,000 ...
Bill Cosby Supports March Against Massachusetts Pipeline
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, Bill Cosby, politics, protection, pollution, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, energy )

Cal
- 17 days ago - csmonitor.com
Bill Cosby and his wife call it 'astounding' that all six New England governors support the natural gas pipeline. Kinder Morgan told Bill Cosby it plans to survey his Massachusetts land for the pipeline.
 

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