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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
- 5 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
- 10 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
- 13 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
- 17 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
- 39 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
- 53 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
- 55 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
- 69 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
- 77 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
- 83 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
- 107 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
- 115 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
A Mining Company's $300 Million Attack on El Salvador's Water
Environment  (tags: corporate greed, environmental protection, law, water, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation )

Cal
- 115 days ago - theecologist.org
OceanaGold is demanding $300 million in compensation from impoverished El Salvador after a mining permit was refused to safeguard a clean drinking water source that millions of people depend on
Ban on Uranium Mining at Grand Canyon Upheld By Arizona Court
Environment  (tags: law, development, goodnews, environment, Grand Canyon, habitat, ecosystems )

Cal
- 118 days ago - theguardian.com
Ruling protects national treasure against the possibility of opening it to 26 new mines and 700 exploration projects
MAKE FRACKING COMPANIES COME CLEAN!
Environment  (tags: fracking, pollution, chimicals, humans, endagered, animals, law, government, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 139 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Please put people before polluters and require mandatory reporting and public disclosure of all chemicals used during fracking. Thank you.
 

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