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Congress Passes First Wilderness Bill in Years: Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes Is a Winner!
Environment  (tags: Sleeping Bear Dunes, Michigan, habitat, environment, ecosystems, usa, congress )

- 1146 days ago -
About five years after Congress last protected any land as designated Wilderness, Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has broken the streak, a fitting celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
PETITION - Protect the World's Greatest Wild Salmon Fishery--Stop the Pebble Mine!
Environment  (tags: USA, Conservation )

- 1178 days ago -
Urge the EPA to take immediate action to initiate Section 404c of the Clean Water Act to protect the world's greatest wild salmon fishery, the Alaska Native cultures who rely on the wild salmon, and 14,000 jobs! --- Sign the petition?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Senator for Putting Monsanto in Its Place - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: congress, usa, MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT, government, ethics, environment, politics )

- 1296 days ago -
The Monsanto Protection Act gave Monsanto leeway to bypass federal court decisions that would have protected consumer health. Now that it has been crushed, the USDA will have the ability to protect the public from illegal genetically engineered crops. Com
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Investigate Fracking Water Contamination
Environment  (tags: ethics, environment, EPA, news, FRACKING, fracking, business, law, society, usa )

- 1310 days ago -
The EPA is supposed to protect American citizens from threats like fracking, not bow to the oil and gas industry.
TAKE ACTION NOW! President Obama and EPA Administrator McCarthy: Reopen EPA Investigations Into Fracking-Related Water Contam
Environment  (tags: ethics, environment, EPA, news, FRACKING, fracking, business, law, society, usa )

- 1335 days ago -
Over the past year, the Environmental Protection Agency has repeatedly shut down its own fracking-related water contamination investigations after being pressured by the oil and gas industry.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Oil Tanker Traffic in British Columbia's Coastal Waters
Environment  (tags: government, ethics, obama, politics, climate change, energy, altenrative energy, usa, economy, news, ecosystems, energy, environment, protection, humans )

- 1344 days ago -
A single Exxon Valdez-like spill would be catastrophic to thousands of families and coastal livelihoods, entire cultures and a spectacular diversity of life. It's time to unite in the protection of our coast and urge Parliament and the Legislature to st
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Oklahoma's Governor to Save Sacred Mountain
Environment  (tags: activists, native american youth, society, world, usa, rights, education, culture, news, politics )

- 1388 days ago -
Stop the destruction of Longhorn Mountain, a sacred site to local Indian tribes
America's National Monuments
Environment  (tags: off-beat, usa )

- 1393 days ago -
Have a little fun
Sixth Maine Town Passes Resolution Opposing Transport of Tar Sands Through Existing Pipeline
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, tar sands, ecosystems, Keystone Xl Pipeline, usa, nature, healthconditions, pollution, world )

- 1413 days ago -
Harrison residents voted 156-59 yesterday to pass a municipal resolution stating opposition to sending tar sands oil through ExxonMobil's Portland-Montreal Pipeline, making it the sixth Maine town to publicly and officially oppose the proposal.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Birmingham's Drinking Water From Coal Mine Pollution
Environment  (tags: activists, ethics, politics, rights, society, government, freedoms, usa, environment )

- 1433 days ago -
Tell the University of Alabama, the major owner of land and mineral rights at the proposed mine site, to say NO to Shepherd Bend Mine.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Atmosphere From Super Pollutants
Environment  (tags: congress, news, usa, politics, pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, Sustainabililty )

- 1444 days ago -
With smart environmental legislation, it's still possible to cut the rate of global warming in half in the next 40 years. Demand that Congress stand up for further regulations on super pollutants.
TAKE ACTION NOW! US Congress: Stop the Pollution of Our Waterways and Drinking Water
Environment  (tags: usa, politics, politics, environment, destruction, water, pollution, protection, healthconditions, humans, government, green, ecosystems, conservation, nature )

- 1454 days ago -
WE THE PEOPLE" want ONLY CLEAN WATER for drinking and bathing. We must have immediate change or we shall certainly perish. This madness must STOP!
Coastal Cities Confront Global Warming-Induced Sea Level Rise
Environment  (tags: Hurricane Sandy relief, ethics, preparedness, GoodNews, usa, politics, news, climate-change, climate, conservation, water )

- 1467 days ago -
Six months after Hurricane Sandy lashed the East Coast, officials from coastal communities along the Eastern seaboard sat down for the first time to discuss the hurricane's consequences and how to best protect their residents from sea level rise.
4 Things Every American Should Know About Tar Sands Pipelines
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, tar sands, ecosystems, Keystone Xl Pipeline, usa, nature, healthconditions, pollution, world )

- 1483 days ago -
When it comes to tar sands pipelines, what we don't know will hurt us.
Supreme Court Rejects API's Challenge To EPA Air Pollution Rules, Everyone Benefits
Environment  (tags: SupremeCourt, usa, EPA, environment, ecosystems, environment, protection, pollution, green, GoodNews, government )

- 1485 days ago -
The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the Environmental Protect Agency's air pollution rules in yesterday's session.

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