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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 )

- 719 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 )

- 724 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 )

- 728 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 )

- 746 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 )

- 758 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 )

- 813 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 )

- 827 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 )

- 835 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 )

- 842 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
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 )

- 880 days ago -
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 )

- 919 days ago -
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.
Tell Interior Secretary Jewell to Make Offshore Drilling Safety Her Top Priority ACTION
Environment  (tags: offshore drilling, ecosystems, safety, Jewell, environment, destruction, wildlife, ecosystems )

- 919 days ago -
The question has become not whether lessons were learned from the Deepwater Horizon tragedy, but whether we are implementing those lessons. The answer -- as we watch another rig collapse into the ocean -- is that we are not.
Moving Oil By Rail: Unsafe at Any Speed?
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, safety, oil transport, destruction, protection, nature, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 938 days ago -
As Lac-Mégantic searches for a way forward, more troubling questions emerge
TAKE ACTION NOW! Citizens Demand To Close New York's Indian Point Nuclear Plant
Environment  (tags: Indian Point, nuclear power, alternative energy, activism, safety, radia-active, nature, energy, environment, conservation, humans, politics )

- 985 days ago -
Studies have shown that with upgrades in the New York State Power grid, with energy efficiency and conservation measures, and investment in renewable sources, Indian Point's capacity can be replaced with minimal cost to consumers.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: A Real Hero in the Chesapeake Bay
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, corporate, abuse, environment, ethics, environment, destruction, protection, nature, activists, society, activism, environmental activism, safety, protection, habitat, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, nature, healthcondition )

- 1217 days ago -
Kathy Phillips is a real heroine. She's standing up to Perdue, a company responsible for a large percentage of the pollution pouring into the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding waterways

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