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Environment

Fracking Waste Puts Americans' Drinking Water at Risk
Environment  (tags: study, fracking wastewarrter, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, official research, environment, destruction, water, healthconditions, humans, protection, pollution, politics, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Yesterday the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an eagerly awaited report on the state of something called the Underground Injection Control program.
Deforestation Ramping Up in Yasuni as Ecuador Sets to Open Up National Park to Drilling
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Yasuni National Park, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife, nature, protection, pollution, politics, government, green )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Recently, disturbance in the park may have ramped up, with satellite data showing a significant increase in deforestation alerts within Yasuni National Park since 2011.
White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost Billions
Environment  (tags: climate-change, government, green, politics, pollution, ecosystems, environment, destruction, globalwarming )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - npr.org
In a report issued Tuesday, the White House warned that the cost of inaction when it comes to climate change outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.
Transporting Oil By Rail Is a Crude Gamble
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, train trasnport of oil, disasters, pollution, politics, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - vice.com
It's estimated that nine million barrels of crude oil are moving over the rail lines of North America at any given moment.
'Earth Focus' Documents How a New Jersey Town Reclaimed Its Water Supply After Decades of Chemical Pollution
Environment  (tags: water pollution, reclamation, pollution, politics, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, water )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
Toms River, N.J. was the sort of place people romanticized about as a quintessential setting for the American dream--until a dye manufacturer began dumping its toxic waste in the local water supply.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
Obama Move Will Harm the Oceans
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, animals, oceans, politics, protection, humans, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - progressive.org
The Obama Administration has given the go-ahead to a massive new oil exploration program off the Atlantic coast. It has approved the use of underwater blasts of sound to pinpoint oil and gas deposits in federal Atlantic Ocean waters. - See more at: http:
Can Your Town Ban Fracking? Depends on the State
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, law, municipalities, fracking bans, politics, protection, ecosystems, conservation, environment, energy )

Cal
- 3 days ago - csmonitor.com
As more and more cities and towns mull fracking bans, courts are weighing in with decisions that vary widely by state.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Mega Resort Development Puerto Azul That Will Help to Destroy the Belize Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, overdevelopment, proposed resort, protection, nature, world, wildlife, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - change.org
Belize is still a developing country but it has gained momentum and acclaim for its reputation on eco-tourism. We can and should continue eco-based growth in a healthy way for this tiny but very beautiful country.
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
- 5 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."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reject Political Attack on National Monuments - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: national parks and monuments, protectins, proposed law, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, wildlife, protection, politics, government, water )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
The Antiquities Act has been preserving and protecting our shared American heritage since before any of us were born. The "No New Monuments" proposal would completely nullify the Antiquities Act, making it much more difficult to permanently protect federa
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Political Candidate's Effort to Destroy National Parks - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, nature, humans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
The beautiful forests of national parks are being threatened by Republican efforts to allow drilling, mining, and logging in those areas. Pristine landscapes may be annihilated by human-created environmental destruction.
TAKE ACTION NOW! SAVE BEES FROM BIG AG'S CHEMICAL ATTACK!
Environment  (tags: EPA, activism, colony collapse, bees, Big Ag, Monsanto, chemicals, pesticies, politics, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, humans, healthconditions, government, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Tell EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to heed the rising tide of evidence linking neonics to the collapse of bee colonies and impose an immediate moratorium on their use. Call on her to put the public interest ahead of the profits of a handful of chemical
Obama Administration Proposes Stricter Rules for Crude Oil Trains to Halt Derailments
Environment  (tags: safety, crude oil transport, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, conservation, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ecowatch.com
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced details Wednesday of a proposal to make crude oil transportation safer, in a bid to prevent more derailments and the threats that accompany them.
 

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