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Montana's Carbon County Farmers Sue for Protection From Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, law, frack is whack, protection, pollution, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions )

Cal
- 3 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!'
Nebraska Judge Halts TransCanada's Eminent Domain Grab for Keystone XL
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, good news, law, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
TransCanada has for now lost its bid to seize NebraskansâEUR(TM) land via eminent domain for its Keystone XL pipeline project, thanks to a February 12 temporary injunction.
TAKE ACTION NOW! BP: Come Clean in the Gulf!
Environment  (tags: BP disster, culpabillity, law, responsibility, pollution, water pollution, energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, nature, humans, wildlife, pollution, radia-active )

Cal
- 24 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
With the third and final phase of the US Government's trial against BP for their Deepwater Drilling Disaster wrapping up, BP is trying hard to say they succesfully responded to the worst marine oil spill in history.
Thai Communities Poisoned By Illegal Lead Mine Waste
Environment  (tags: law, environment, destruction, mining interets, corruption, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, healthconditions, humans, world, government, energy, politics )

Cal
- 34 days ago - theecologist.org
For 16 years the Thai government has ignored the plight of a community where toxic lead mine waste is causing severe chronic poisoning
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Climate Change Education for Children
Environment  (tags: CLIAMTE CHANGE EDUCATION, law, politics, protection, ecosystems, environment, children, education, politics )

Cal
- 40 days ago - ori.wufoo.com
Please join with Congressman Michael Honda in co-sponsoring H.R. 4461: the Climate Change Education Act. We believe that educating children and families about climate change will help motivate people to modify behaviors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Toxic Pesticides Out of Our Environment and Our Bodies!
Environment  (tags: pesticiees, law, protections, protection, pesticides, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 42 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The United States and the European Union have entered into negotiations to establish a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
How Much Fracking Is Happening in the Gulf of Mexico?
Environment  (tags: frackingk frack is whack, offshore fracking, fredom of information, fracking chemicals, energy companies, law, environment, ecosystems, destruction, pollution, protection, oceans, politics, energy, water )

Cal
- 46 days ago - grist.org
We don't know nearly enough about the fracking that's already going on in the U.S. -- that's the point of two lawsuits filed this past week by environmental advocates against the federal government.
U.S. Green Groups Sue EPA Over Stormwater Regulations
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, destruction, law, EPA, lawsuits, ecosystems, protection, pollution, healthconditions, water )

Cal
- 68 days ago - reuters.com
Two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for what the groups said was failing to comply with a court order requiring the agency to strengthen regulations preventing pollution from stormwater runoff.
How An Indigenous Community in Ecuador Stood Up to Big Oil - and Won -
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, Indigenous rights, law, healthconditions, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 82 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Sarayaku, a Kichwa indigenous people numbering 1,200 from the Ecuadorian Amazon, won a historic court case in 2012.
Negligent and Unlawful: EFSA's Latest Guidance on Pesticide Use and Exposure
Environment  (tags: pesticides, law, Europe, EFSA, pollution, government, green, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, politics )

Cal
- 84 days ago - theecologist.org
After an apparent cave-in to Europe's pesticide industry, the European Food Safety Authority's latest guidance on pesticides conflicts with European law
Native Americans Arrested Following Keystone XL Pipeline Vote
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Keystoen XL Pipeline, native rights, law, activism, politics )

Cal
- 99 days ago - ecowatch.com
Native Americans in the gallery, singing a traditional tribal tune during this week vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline. Five of them were removed from the gallery and arrested.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Respect Citizens' Wishes to Ban Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, politics, protection, law, local ordinances, healthconditions, government, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 106 days ago - forcechange.com
The town of Denton, Texas recently voted to ban all fracking within its city limits, yet the State Railroad Commission, the body that regulates Texas' oil and gas companies, has said that it will continue to issue permits to frack in the town.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Your Representative to Close Unfair Pollution Loopholes for Fracking
Environment  (tags: law, loopholes, BP disaster, regulations, government, conservation, environment, destruction, CO2emissions, endangered, protection )

Cal
- 112 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Let's end the wait and ensure that companies like BP can't just dump toxic and unknown chemicals on oil spill disasters and call it a day.
Colombian Farmers Sue BP Over Pipeline's Environmental Impact
Environment  (tags: law, lawsuit, destruciton, BP, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, world, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 136 days ago - planetark.org
The group of farmers, called "campesinos," claim pipeline construction activities by British company Equion Energia, formerly BP Exploration (Colombia) Limited, severely reduced the productivity of their farms, and are seeking about 18 million pounds ($28
Brazil's Proposed Mega-Dam Auction Provokes Outrage, Indigenous Fight
Environment  (tags: AMazon, law, Brazil, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, healthconditions, nature, humans, healthconditions, government, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 144 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
When Brazil announced plans September 12 to build a new dam on the Tapajós River, they violated their own legal requirements to comply with a process of free, prior, and informed consultation with threatened indigenous and traditional communities. Read
 

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