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Environment

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.
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 )

Cal
- 28 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
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 )

Cher Away
- 37 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
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 )

Cal
- 79 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Cal
- 158 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Cal
- 163 days ago - abc.net.au
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 )

Cal
- 167 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.
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 )

Cal
- 185 days ago - thesouthern.com
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 )

Cal
- 197 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
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 )

Cal
- 252 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Cal
- 266 days ago - action2.davidsuzuki.org
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 )

Cal
- 274 days ago - act.credoaction.com
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 )

Cal
- 281 days ago - forcechange.com
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
TAKE ACTION: Tell the Tribune Company Not to Sell Out Climate Coverage.
Environment  (tags: environment, ethics, education, safety, destruction, climatechange, pollution, protection, politics, healthconditions, nature, world )

Beverly
- 319 days ago - secure3.convio.net
We need strong independent journalism that focuses on the facts about climate change and renewable energy, not more fossil fuel fiction.
VICTORY Etsy Bans Endangered Animal Products VICTORY
Environment  (tags: conservation, endangered, ecosystems, protection, wildlife, world, GoodNews, nature, safety, protection, prevention, GoodNews, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, endangered, sadness, suffering, protection, goodnews, slaughter )

Kelly
- 357 days ago - care2.com
Etsy, the popular online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods, has updated its policies to crack down on sales of items made from endangered animals.
 

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