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Tell the EPA to Crack Down on Industrial Methane Pollution
Environment  (tags: methane, methane emissions, oil industry, gas industry, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, animals, endangered, energy, destruction, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature )

Sara
- 109 days ago - soe.salsalabs.com
Methane pollution is the second largest contributor to climate change (after carbon pollution) and every year the oil and gas industry dumps 9 million tons of methane and toxic pollutants into the air we breathe.
Stop SOCO Drilling for Oil in Virunga National Park, Africa - Via Force Change
Environment  (tags: Africa, Congo, Virunga National Park, SOCO, Oil Industry, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 141 days ago - forcechange.com
An oil company, SOCO, is looking to illegally drill for oil in Africa's oldest National Park in the Republic of Congo, which is home to the unique okapi, 200 mountain gorillas, many endangered species and also people. Please sign this global petition.
Report Exposes European Lobby Groups Who Ensure Expansion of Shale Gas
Environment  (tags: fracking frack is whck, European pro-fracking lobbying, oil industry, politics, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 190 days ago - ecowatch.com
A new report from Friends of the Earth Europe aims to expose Shell, Total and ExxonMobil, along with groups like BusinessEurope and OGP, to reveal what it calls a "thick web of lobbying activity."
A DANGEROUS EXPORT: Fracking Goes Global
Environment  (tags: corporate greed, oil industry, fracking, frack is whack, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, politics, pollution, world, radia-active, nature, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, wildlife )

Cal
- 215 days ago - ecowatch.com
While families across the U.S. continue suffering from the effects of the country's fracking boom, the practice is expanding to other nations.
No Limits to Shale Gas Chemicals in Mexico
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, world, fracking, frackis whack, harmful cheicals used in fracking, oil industry, no controls, disaster, nature, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, politics )

Cal
- 217 days ago - ipsnews.net
The new legal framework for Mexico's oil industry has not placed controls on the use of harmful chemicals in the extraction of unconventional fossil fuels, and environmentalists and experts fear their consumption will increase in an industry that is openi
Canadian Man Stops Oil Companies By Turning Property Into Artwork - Via Phil Irish (Artist)
Environment  (tags: Environment, Oil Industry, Art, Protection, Good News )

Victoria
- 248 days ago - phil-irish-artist.tumblr.com
Peter Von Tiesenhausen, artist and activist, has developed artworks all over his property in northern Alberta Canada. By copyrighting his property (ie the top 6 inches) as an artwork, he has successfully prevented oil companies from drilling beneath it.
Oil Industry Conjures Illusion of Public Support for KXL Using ALEC Politicians
Environment  (tags: ALEC, KXL, Oil industry, lobbying, state legislators, corruption, ALEC politiciansenvironment, destruction )

Angelika
- 315 days ago - prwatch.org
While US citizens voiced their opposition to KXL with more than 2 million public comments, at the same time, hundreds of state legislators have been lining up in favor of KXL, seemingly just as passionate and as heartfelt as those opposed to the project.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Regulation of CanadaâEUR(TM)s Oil-By-Rail Policies - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: oil by train transport, oil industry, safety, safety concerns, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 352 days ago - forcechange.com
In light of Quebec's recent Lac-Mégantic oil train explosion that has most likely claimed 50 lives, Canada needs to seriously re-examine its policies regarding the transport of crude oil via the railway system.
Keystone XL Decision Highlights Coziness Between Oil and Gas Industry, Obama Administration
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL decision, oil industry, obama, obama administration, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 354 days ago - alternet.org
Obama's embrace of fossil fuels shouldn't have come to a surprise of environmentalists.
Protect the Alaskan Arctic From Oil Drilling - Via Greenpeace (Global Petition)
Environment  (tags: Arctic, Oil Industry, Habitat Threat, Humans, Wild Animals, Polar Bears, Seals, Whales, Greenpeace, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 364 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Although no drilling will happen in 2014, there is still a need to make sure no oil companies drill using a lease. The Alaskan Arctic is home to hundreds of Alaskan Native communities in addition to wildlife like polar bears, seals and whales.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Misleading Energy Pipedreams!
Environment  (tags: energy security, Keystone XL Pipeline, pipeline construciton, oil industry, Big Oil, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, government, protection, politics )

Cal
- 500 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Remind Congress that we don't want to be misled into conclusions based on distracting statements that suggest that energy "independence" substitutes for real energy security. There are several bills that both the House and the Senate are trying to push fo
Sec. Kerry: Investigate the Conflicts of Interest in the Keystone Review - Take Action!
Environment  (tags: KXL pipeline, DOS, ERM( environmental Resource Management), review report, tar sands, TransCanada, oil industry, lies, cover-up, destruction, climatechange )

Angelika
- 570 days ago - action.foe.org
FOE has revealed that the contractor hired to write this review, Environmental Resources Management, lied to the State Department when it declared that "no conflict of interest exists for working on this project"
Tell Your Representative to Pass a Transportation Bill That Doesn't Cater to the Oil Industry ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, transportation, bills, oil industry, protection )

Cher
- 983 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
In mid-March the Senate passed a bipartisan transportation bill that would ensure that our highways and public transportation are maintained. Urge your representative to support this bipartisan Senate transportation measure that would mean real benefits
Clean Up the Oil Industry in the Niger Delta - Tell Nigerian President to Commit
Environment  (tags: Niger Delta, Nigeria, President, govt, Oil Industry, eco-justice, accountability, regulation, clean-up, environment, destruction, soil, water, food, fishing, livelihoods, survival, major health issues, Amnesty Int, UN Environment Program, UNEP )

LucyKalei
- 1205 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Oil pollution still having devastating impact on life in the Niger Delta, ruining crops, killing fish; contaminating food & drinking H20. Nigeria's govt must hold oil corp's to account, commit to comprehensive clean-up: duty to protect Niger Delta people
Oilsands Poisoning Fish, Say Scientists, Fishermen
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, water, wildlife, fisheries, fish, streams, rivers, canada, alberta, oil, fossil fuel mining, oil sands, oil industry, poison in water supply )

Kelly
- 1597 days ago - cbc.ca
Fish with tumours, deformities and signs of disease or infection were collected from the lower Athabasca River, Athabasca Delta and Lake Athabasca, downstream from the oilsands.
 

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