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Fracking Opponents Feel Police Pressure In Some Drilling Hotspots
Environment  (tags: police goons, activism, actvists, fracking, alliance of police and oil companies, destruction, ecosystems, environment, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - npr.org
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been controversial in the U.S. since the business began to boom. As protests have grown across the country, some police departments have begun working closely with the oil and gas industries to monitor activists
Polluting Politics: Koch Industries and Others Spend Millions to Gut Clean Water Act Protections
Environment  (tags: Koch Brothers, Clean Water Act, lobbyng against clean water, greed, politics, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, healthconditions, humans )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - ecowatch.com
It turns out that the same companies that are polluting our waterways with toxic chemicals are also polluting our politics with their spending
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Sacred Grand Canyon Sites From Development
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Grand Canyon, ecosystems, conservation, protection, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Urge the Navajo Nation to reject the proposed Grand Canyon Escalade development project which would cause great environmental harm and the loss of culturally significant sites
Is Bolivia Going to Frack 'Mother Earth'?
Environment  (tags: fracking, f rack is whack, Bolivia, oil companies, greed, pollution, healthconditions, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, government, green, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, protection, water, nature, politics, energy )

Cal
- 4 days ago - theguardian.com
First steps towards producing shale gas meet with increasing concern among Bolivian civil society
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Obama's Arctic Refuge Wilderness Recommendation!
Environment  (tags: ANWR, conservation, protection, politics, ecosystems, environment, energy, humans, pollution, wildlife, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - act.alaskawild.org
Please support President ObamaâEUR(TM)s Wilderness recommendation for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and do everything you can to keep the Refuge off-limits to oil drilling.
Fuel Trains Could Derail Up To 10 Times A Year Over Next Two Decades, Feds Predict
Environment  (tags: oil trains, accidents, safety concerns, regulation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, nature, pollution, protection, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing more than $4 billion in damage and possibly killing hundreds of people if an accident happens in a densel
TAKE ACTION NOW! EPA: Protect Iconic Bay in California
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, prposed development, birds, ecosystems, destruction, energy, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Many scientists agree that CargillâEUR(TM)s salt ponds in Redwood City, CA are one of the most important shoreline habitats on the Bay. Surrounded by the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, the ponds are a wintering and migratory spot for
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Obama and Kerry - Address the Mega Drought Threat
Environment  (tags: climate-change, weather, megs droughts, politics, humans, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mega droughts lasting decades will likely grip the Western half of the United States by the end of the century, according to NASA scientists. The cause: climate change.
BRAZIL: Dams or Indigenous Land: The Battle Over the Munduruku Frontier
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, world, indigneous rights, dams, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, green, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 6 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Munduruku indigenous tribe have begun to mark out the limits of their land, in an action that could halt the giant São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, the apple of the Brazilian government's eye
Publicly Owned Coal Must Stay in the Ground
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, pollution, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, global warming )

Sabine
- 7 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The federal coal leasing program is an unmitigated disaster. Billions of tons of taxpayer-owned coal have been given away to international coal companies for a fraction of its value. It is then shipped around the globe...
TransCanada Has Big New Plans for Moving Oil Around, and You WonâEUR(TM)t Like Them
Environment  (tags: TransCandad, pipelines, oil trains, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, humans, politics, energy, healthconditions )

Cal
- 8 days ago - grist.org
TransCanada, the company pushing the Keystone XL plan, is cooking up some new projects. Watch out.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save California State Parks
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, politics, nature, humans, government, green )

Cal
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s state parks are facing multiple park closure proposals by Governor Jerry Brown and the California Legislature. These proposals threaten the very existence of these wonderlands
Burning Trees for Electricity Is Actually Dirtier Than Coal
Environment  (tags: politics, world, wildlife, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 8 days ago - ecowatch.com
Western Europe has already lost about 97 percent of its original forests. But European power companies, under pressure to clean up their climate pollution and switch to renewable sources of energy, are increasingly looking to burn wood fuel instead of coa
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
- 9 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.
 

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