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Petition: Say No to Burning Hazardous Waste in Sellersburg Indiana
Environment  (tags: Hazardous Waste, waste burning plants, Air pollution, toxic air, health risks, prevention, responsibility, Climate Action, Emissions Reduction, stronger protection laws, stronger regulations )

- 27 days ago -
Located in the town of Sellersburg, Indiana, just 10 miles north of Louisville, Kentucky is a Huge Cement Plant. This Plant owned by Essroc Corporation has applied to the state of Indiana for a Permit to burn Hazardous Waste in their cement kilns, as...
PETITION - Don't Endanger Public Land, Wolves And Elephants
Environment  (tags: wildlife laws, wildlife losses, prevention of poaching, animal parts trade, hunting lobby, hunting ban, animal welfare laws, animalrights, Environmental issues, public lands, stronger protection laws, prevention, preservation of natural treasures )

- 56 days ago -
Increased hunting on public lands, removal of the protected status of wolves in four states, and allowance of small amounts of ivory to be imported from African elephants could all become a reality in the U.S. if a bill passed by the House becomes law.
Petition: Ban Nuclear Power-Plants in California
Environment  (tags: Nuclear Power Plants, Nuclear waste, radioactive contamination, longterm consequences, alternative energies, clean power, responsibility, earthquake areas, danger Zone, protection, prevention )

- 102 days ago -
The combination of nuclear power-plants and radio-actives can cause a chain reaction (domino effect) to earthquakes, The San Andreas fault trigger, mudslides, and a destructive tsunami to two other power-plants in the center of California and up North..
PETITION - Denounce Fracking Company for Ignoring Environmental Guidelines
Environment  (tags: Fracking Industry, environmental guidelines, responsibility, investigations, fracking contamination, environmental damage, restoration, greedy business, justice, laws, prevention, stronger protection laws )

- 112 days ago -
The SandRidge Energy company has said it will not comply with a request to reduce the amount of water it uses in fracking operations in Oklahoma. The request was made in December by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) as a result of research on...
PETITION - Genetically Engineered Fish Are a Danger to Our Ecosystems, Our Fishing Communities, and Our Planet.
Environment  (tags: genetically engineered fish, mutations, frankenfish, risks, food labels, ecosystems, naturality, longterm consequences, protection, prevention, preservation over profit, politics )

- 130 days ago -
The decision to approve "AquAdvantage Salmon" for human consumption, without requiring labeling, is an affront to the American people. We don't want Frankenfish in our supermarkets or our waters. Reconsider the Frankenfish decision and overturn it...
The Great Glacier Melt Spreads to Greenland's North
Environment  (tags: glacier melts, ice melting, sea level rise, environmental consequences, global warming, Climate Change, prevention, protection )

- 163 days ago -
A Greenland glacier that holds the equivalent of 19 inches of sea-level rise has been melting at an accelerated rate since 2012, shedding as much as 5 billion metric tons a year, according to a new study published in the journal Science.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban a Widely Used Neurotoxic Pesticide Now
Environment  (tags: prevention, health, environment, pending legislation, Body-Mind-Spirit, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, government, protection )

- 186 days ago -
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is pulling a toxic pesticide harmful to bees off the market, following a recent court order. Now a separate court order could lead to a ban of a widely used pesticide that's incredibly harmful to people
Keep Water Extraction Out of Our Township!
Environment  (tags: Bottled Water VS The Environment, greedy business, water supply, water consumption, water extraction, bad business, droughts, ecosystems, conservation, prevention )

- 220 days ago -
Make a motion to reverse the ordinance from "MANUFACTORED LIGHT" back to "COMMERCIAL" in order to keep water extraction out of our Township. We of Eldred Township and surrounding areas have specific and prudent concerns of the quality and quantity of...
Strip Mining Threatens Wild Rivers, Wild Salmon & Botanical Treasures
Environment  (tags: mining interests, mining pollution, toxic waste, water contamination, Habitat Destruction, Ecosystems & pollution, prevention, nature, politics, responsibility )

- 228 days ago -
Mining companies want to develop nickel strip mines in the pristine headwaters of the Wild and Scenic Rogue, Smith and Illinois rivers in southwest Oregon. Nearby Hunter Creek and Pistol River are also threatened.
Australians Want a Future That's Renewable, Not Radioactive
Environment  (tags: Nuclear Power Plants, renewable energy, Sustainabililty, climate-change, radioactive contamination, radioactive waste, green energy future, prevention, protection )

- 236 days ago -
In a state that leads the country in clean and renewable energy, it's hard to believe the government is considering dirty and dangerous nuclear. But SA Premier Jay Weatherill has launched a Royal Commission to investigate the future of the nuclear...
Environment  (tags: ocean pollution, Ocean Protection, Plastic Waste, garbage in the oceans, Sustainabililty, prevention )

- 294 days ago -
The softeners are washed out from the salt water until the plastic garbage breaks up into smaller and smaller particles but never disappear completely. So they end up in the stomachs of many fish, birds and turtles that hold the particles for food.
Environment  (tags: GARBAGE POLLUTION, ocean protection, clean up action, Sustainabililty, waste management, ecosystems, preserving the environment, prevention )

- 294 days ago -
Miles and miles of garbage in oceans are causing millions of fish and other perfectly innocent sea creatures of such nature are dying all because we are to lazy to simply recycle or put garbage to any other good use and because of this we are making...
Don't Let Coal Companies Off the Hook for Toxic Mine Clean-Up
Environment  (tags: coal mining, pollution, CO2emissions, climate-change, toxic clean up, Sustainabililty, clean energy, prevention )

- 321 days ago -
Where there's coal mining, there's toxic clean up. And coal companies are supposed to pay for it. But a new investigation by Reuters reveals that America's largest coal company, Peabody Energy, doesn't have sufficient funds or insurance to clean up...
Florida Yew Again One of the Five Native Trees Struggling, Act Now!
Environment  (tags: tree protection, Rare Tree, conservation, prevention, ecosystems, environment, CO2emissions )

- 325 days ago -
This small tree (up to 6 meters tall) only occurs in a 100 km² (24,700 acres) area on bluffs and ravines along the Apalachicola River in (you guessed it) Florida. The number of adult trees dying each year outnumbers the number of seedlings growing up,...
100% Clean Energy Can't Wait
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, clean energy, global warming, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, prevention, pollution protection, politics, CO2emissions )

- 327 days ago -
Two scientists on a mission to measure climate change in the Arctic likely drowned because the very ice they went to measure was too thin to hold them. From the melting Arctic to drought-stricken California, we can't wait another minute to act...

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