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Polluting Politics: Koch Industries and Others Spend Millions to Gut Clean Water Act Protections
Environment  (tags: Koch Brothers, Clean Water Act, lobbyng against clean water, greed, politics, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, healthconditions, humans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
It turns out that the same companies that are polluting our waterways with toxic chemicals are also polluting our politics with their spending
OP-ED: Why U.S. East Coast Should Stay Off-Limits to Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, oi drilling off the US East Coast, commentary, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, world, pollution, healthconditions, water, oceans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - e360.yale.edu
ItâEUR(TM)s not just the potential for a catastrophic spill that makes President ObamaâEUR(TM)s proposal to open Atlantic Ocean waters to oil exploration such a bad idea. WhatâEUR(TM)s worse is the cumulative impact on coastal ecosystems that an active oil industry wou
Is Bolivia Going to Frack 'Mother Earth'?
Environment  (tags: fracking, f rack is whack, Bolivia, oil companies, greed, pollution, healthconditions, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, government, green, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, protection, water, nature, politics, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theguardian.com
First steps towards producing shale gas meet with increasing concern among Bolivian civil society
Obama: Keystone Pipeline Bill 'Has Earned My Veto'
Environment  (tags: Keystoene XL veto, obama, obama administration, protection, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, government, green, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - usatoday.com
President Obama vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have approved the Keystone XL pipeline, making good on a threat to reject a proposal embraced by Republicans as a jobs measure but opposed by environmentalists as contributing to climate change.
Montana's Carbon County Farmers Sue for Protection From Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, law, frack is whack, protection, pollution, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
Montana legislators have brushed off the attempts of farmers, ranchers and landowners to effect 'zoning' regulations to protect them, their land, their water and their livestock from the toxic impacts of fracking.Now they say: 'See you in Court!'
TAKE ACTION NOW! CALIFORNIA: Stop the Transportation of Crude Oil By Railroad
Environment  (tags: oil trains, healthconditions, protection, pollution, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy, humans, government )

Cal
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop a proposed rail project that intends to transport millions of gallons of crude oil.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Obama and Kerry - Address the Mega Drought Threat
Environment  (tags: climate-change, weather, megs droughts, politics, humans, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mega droughts lasting decades will likely grip the Western half of the United States by the end of the century, according to NASA scientists. The cause: climate change.
TransCanada Has Big New Plans for Moving Oil Around, and You WonâEUR(TM)t Like Them
Environment  (tags: TransCandad, pipelines, oil trains, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, humans, politics, energy, healthconditions )

Cal
- 9 days ago - grist.org
TransCanada, the company pushing the Keystone XL plan, is cooking up some new projects. Watch out.
OUTRAGEOUS! The Wreckers' Grand Canyon Intentions
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, GREED< greed, development, destroying the Grand Canyon, protection, humans, healthconditions, ecosystems, green, government )

Cal
- 9 days ago - truth-out.org
If Confluence Partners has its way, a 420-acre strip mall will be perched on the eastern rim of the Grand Canyon.
Big Cities Head for Water Crisis as Populations Explode
Environment  (tags: urbanization, water shortages, drought, population, destruction, ecosystems, environment, world, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 9 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
With more than half the worldâEUR(TM)s population now in cities, scientists warn that inadequate surface water supplies will leave many at increasing risk of drought
Will the Home of Fracking Bonanza Turn Against Its Creation Next Month?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frackis whack, activism, fracking bans, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 10 days ago - blogs.telegraph.co.uk
You might think it would be hard to find opposition to fracking in the city of Denton. Not only is it in Texas, the oil and gas capital in the United States âEUR" but it lies in the very crucible of the shale gas industry itself.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ask Secretary John Kerry to Show Some Love to the Ocean
Environment  (tags: plastic pollution, research, activism, activism protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, water, oceans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 10 days ago - secure.oceanconservancy.org
A brand new report reveals that 10 to 28 billion pounds of plastic end up in the ocean every year. That means there is 10 times more plastic in the ocean than we previously believed
Mercury - Thanks to Our Pollution, Tuna Will Soon Be Unsafe for Human Consumption
Environment  (tags: pollution, mercury pollution, food supply, tuna, mercury levels in tuna, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 11 days ago - theecologist.org
Levels of neurotoxic mercury in Yellowfin tuna are rising at almost 4% per year, and will soon reach a point where the fish are officially unsafe to eat
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help China Access Fresh Water
Environment  (tags: water, world, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, humans, government )

Cal
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
China desperately needs to access fresh water. Water is a vital resource needed to ensure survival.
 

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