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Hurricane Odile Slams Mexico's Baja Resorts
Environment  (tags: Hurricane Odile, Mexico, Baja coast, weather, climate, nature, water, evacuations, safety )

- 3 days ago -
Thousands of tourists and locals in Mexico hunkered down in luxury hotels converted into shelters Monday after Hurricane Odile crashed into Los Cabos resorts in the northwest, taking down trees with powerful winds.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Your Community From Exploding Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: danger of exploding oil trains, regulations, safety, ecosystems, destruction, environment, healthconditions, pollution, protection, green, government )

- 32 days ago -
Trains carrying dangerous, highly explosive fuels travel through countless communities every day. You may be one of the 25 million Americans living in the blast zone of explosive oil trains without even knowing it.
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 )

- 57 days ago -
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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Peru: Don't Licence Soldiers and Police to Kill Environmental Protesters
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISTS, SAFETY, PERU, LAW, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, world, humans, government, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 79 days ago -
Laws recently passed in Peru exempt members of the armed forces and police from criminal responsibility if they cause injury or death to environmental protesters.
Urgent: Tell President Obama to Appoint Safety Advocates to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ! SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, safety )

- 88 days ago -
It is critical that the NRC is led by strong safety and public health advocates and currently there are two vacancies are the board. Send a message to the President asking him to fill these vacancies with strong safety advocates to the NRC.
Playing With Fire: U.S. Regulators Resort to Weak Voluntary Measures For Oil-By-Rail Safety
Environment  (tags: safety, rail oil transport, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, nature, humans, healthconditions )

- 130 days ago -
Until now, efforts by the oil and rail industry to help first responders be prepared for an oil-by-rail accident have been only voluntary.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Make Oil Transportation Safer and More Transparent - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: oilspills, safety, oil transport, oil transport accidents, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 209 days ago -
Oil train safety continues to be a hot-button environmental issue in the Pacific Northwest. Statistics show that more oil was spilled in the United States in 2013 than in the previous 37 years combined
AUSTRALIA: Inquiry Told Fracking Wells Could Be Drilled Through Drinking Water Aquifers
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, water, safety, safety, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 214 days ago -
A WA parliamentary inquiry has been told that wells for fracking to release natural gas could be drilled through public drinking water aquifers.
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 )

- 218 days ago -
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.
OP-ED: Is There a Link Between Fracking and More Crime?
Environment  (tags: safety, crime, fracking, frack is whack, increased crime, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics )

- 236 days ago -
Can the region's pubic safety infrastructure handle the increase in population that a "fracking" boom might bring? Is there a link to increased crime?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Dangerous Chemicals Off New York Roads
Environment  (tags: chemicals, fracking bi=product, fracking, safety, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans )

- 248 days ago -
New York State has placed a moratorium on the natural gas extraction method known as hydraulic fracturing or "fracking." But some find that hasn't stopped the state from allowing some municipalities to spread fracking byproduct known as "production brine"
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent An Explosive Oil Train Derailment - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: oil trains, safety, safety concerns, protection, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, energy, world )

- 303 days ago -
We don't want a small tightening of safety regulations for oil trains; we want our communities to be protected, period. If that means keeping oil trains off our nation's tracks altogether, so much the better
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Our Communities From Unsafe Oil Transport
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, green, activism, safety, activismenvironment, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, healthconditions, pollution )

- 317 days ago -
Endangering human lives, communities and nature for the sake of transporting oil is simply unacceptable. It's time for us to speak out against corporate negligence, inadequate regulation and lax governmental surveillance
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Dept. of Transportation: Protect Communities From Dangerous Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: energy, protection, pollution, SAFETY, OIL SPILLS, ecosystems, environment, destruction, humans, politics, healthconditions )

- 324 days ago -
Submit a comment to the Department of Transportation: Protect our communities from dangerous oil trains.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend France for Upholding Nationwide Ban on Fracking - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Fracking, news, good news, frack is whack, environment, polution, health, safety, ecosystems, haitat desruction, animals, Animals' Welfare )

- 332 days ago -
l. The ban was passed because there was concern that fracking for shale gas could lead to a leak of methane gas, which is a more potent green house than carbon. fracking could also lead to the pollution of fresh water supplies and mini earthquakes

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