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Demand Obama Take Action on Climate - Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Climate change, pollution, ecosystems, destruction, globalwarming, science, research, dishonesty, fracking, Big Oil, coal )

- 1014 days ago -
President Obama is still pushing an all-of-the-above energy strategy that prioritizes dirty industries over clean, sustainable energy. Sign the petition urging Obama to tell us his plan to address climate change.
Tell Your Representative: Oppose "No More Solyndras" Act URGENT ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: nuclear energy, Solyndras, business, coal, taxes, environment, energy, politics )

- 1170 days ago -
The result is that the bill would leave intact $31.5 Billion in potential taxpayer loans for risky and massive nuclear power and "clean coal" projects (such as the proposed $8.3 Billion for Georgia's Vogtle reactors), and only $4.5 Billion for a handful
Battlefield America: U.S. Citizens Face Indefinite Military Detention in Defense Bill Before Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: oil, coal, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, democrats, republicans, SupremeCourt, politics, usa )

- 1457 days ago -
senate is voting on a bill in 2 days that would allow military imprisonment without trial of U.S. citizens it deems a threat (occupy organizers/liberty of speech anyone?) Read and repost. Feel free to contact your state representatives about this
US Govt May Back 9 GW of Coal Power Plants in India & South Africa, When It Should Support Renewables
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Government, Coal, Power Plants, India, South Africa, Renewables )

- 1917 days ago -
Despite a Congressional mandate directing the Export-Import Bank of the United States to use 10% of its 2009-2010 financing towards renewable energy project, according to a US Government Accountability Office report the Bank will fall "well short .....
Obama Breaks Appalachia's Heart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Appalachia, Obama, mountaintop_removal, coal, corruption )

- 2337 days ago -
If ever an issue deserved President Obama's promise of change, this is it. Mining syndicates are detonating 2,500 tons of explosives each day - the equivalent of a Hiroshima bomb weekly - to blow up Appalachia's mountains and extract sub-surface coal...
Court Victory on Mercury
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mercury, pollution, energy, coal, oil, EPA )

- 2843 days ago -
The D.C. Court of Appeals ruled today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) violated the Clean Air Act when it removed oil and coal-fired power plants from a list of sources of hazardous air pollutants. (If the Supremes don't reverse it.)

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