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California's Fracking Opponents Introduce New Moratorium Bill
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, moratorium, CAlifornia, laws, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems )

- 1366 days ago -
California lawmakers have unveiled a new bill that would halt fracking and other controversial oil extraction practices in the state until a comprehensive review of their impact is complete
TAKE ACTION NOW! Interior Secretary Jewell Doesn't Know About the Most Dangerous Federal Fracking Loophole?
Environment  (tags: Fracking, frack is whack, Hallibrton Loophole, laws, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, water, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world )

- 1461 days ago -
Tell Secretary Jewell: The "Halliburton Loophole" fracking exemption is a major threat to our health and safety.
NEW YORK: The Secret War of Anti-Fracking Activists
Environment  (tags: fracking, Frack is whack, laws, ordinances, activism, activists, protests, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, water, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 1824 days ago -
Dedicated activists in upstate New York are fighting back against big energy companies with what else? Zoning ordinances and petitions. And it's working.
Bolivia Enacts New Law for Mother Earth
Environment  (tags: world, protection, environment, ecosystems, laws, Bolivia, humans, government, green, conservation )

- 1829 days ago -
Can the Earth have legal rights? Is a radical change in the way governments and people interact with the planet possible? A new Bolivian law says yes, defining Mother Earth as a living system with rights instead of an object open to unlimited exploitation
TAKE ACTION NOW! No More Dumping Mining Waste Into Our Waters!
Environment  (tags: environment, water, pollution, politics, laws, activism, ecosystems, nature, humans, habitat )

- 2010 days ago -
Ever since President George W. Bush created a massive loophole in the Clean Water Act in 2002, mining companies have been able to dump their toxic and dangerous mining waste directly into the waters we all rely on.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Chicken of the Sea to End the Use of FADs! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: fishing industries, enviornment, marine mammals, slaughtered, caught, killed, protection, laws )

- 2188 days ago -
Mermaids are about the only sea creatures you won't see being brutally killed in this shocking video. And if Chicken of the Sea has their way, that's not going to change. This never-before-seen footage was shot onboard a tuna fishing vessel.
ACTION ALERT: Force Exxon to Higher Standards to Prevent Further Oil Disasters! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: exxon, yellowstone river oil spill, disaster, enviornmental disaster, laws, legaliatoin, conservation )

- 2199 days ago -
On July 1, 2011, over 42,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into Yellowstone River from a buried Exxon pipeline. Clean up costs are estimated for Exxon at a minimum of $135 million, with more in fines and lawsuits pending.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Grand Canyon From Toxic Uranium Mining! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: grand canyon, ecosystems, uranium mining, threatened, laws, legalisation, obama administration, conservation, destruction, habitat )

- 2199 days ago -
In defiance of legal challenges and a U.S. Government moratorium, Canadian company Denison Mines has started mining uranium on the north rim of the Grand Canyon. According to the Arizona Daily Sun the mine has been operating since December 2009.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Offshore Oil Drilling Until New Regulations Are Placed! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: environment, offshore oil drilling, destruction, laws, congress, regulations, environment, pollution, wildlife )

- 2235 days ago -
As the particularly painful memory of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill still lingers in the minds of American citizens and continues to negatively impact the Gulf states, the Obama Administration shockingly began auctioning off more than 20 million acre
PETITION ALERT: Tell President Obama: Stop the Tar Sands and Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: tar sands, pipeline, destruction, water, communties, environment, conservaton, laws, habitatdestruction )

- 2278 days ago -
It's time to take a stand against the Keystone XL pipeline, a dangerous and destructive project that would pump over one million barrels of dirty "tar sands" oil from Canada to the USA every day.
ACTION ALERT: Tell PNM to Put Its Money Where Its Mouth Is! PLEASE TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: coall plants, destruction health, pollution, congress, consservation, laws, environment )

- 2297 days ago -
This Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency is slated to finalize a groundbreaking plan to clean up the San Juan Generating Station, a behemoth coal-fired power plant located in northwestern New Mexico.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Our Drinking Water and Clean Air! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: america, protection, environment, laws, legalisation, drinking water, clean air, ecosystems )

- 2349 days ago -
Loopholes in our laws are allowing certain oil and gas operations to continue polluting and threatening our health. The "Halliburton Loophole" exempts hydraulic fracturing, a risky oil and gas production method, from Safe Drinking Water Act regulations.
Will the San Jose Sharks Help Save Real Sharks? - PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Environment  (tags: ice hockey, environment, oceans, sharks, threatened, overfishing, killed, conservation, laws, legalisation )

- 2385 days ago -
California's San Jose Sharks are on a tear through the NHL playoffs this month, and so their mascot 'Sharkie' must be keeping seriously busy. Win or lose, when the season is done, we hope that the team can sink its teeth into an important statewide issue
ACTION ALERT: Tell President Obama: Don't Fail Our Forests ! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: trees, conservation, national forests, protection, ecoosystems, wildlife, laws )

- 2385 days ago -
The Obama administration is proposing sweeping new rules that will determine the health of America's 193 million acres of national forests and grasslands for the 21st century. However, its current plan fails to provide concrete protections for these
ACTION ALERT: Reform the International Whaling Commission ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: obama administration, reform international whaling commission , laws, legalisation, whales slaughtered )

- 2502 days ago -
The Japanese whaling fleet is in the Southern Ocean again this year killing whales. And they'll be there next year and every year after that if nothing changes at the International Whaling Commission (IWC). But there's hope. Not only does President Obama

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