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Congress: Give Tax Breaks to Farmers Who Use CA to Grow Their Crops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tax Breaks, farmers, sustainable farming, organic farming, conservation of farmland, ecosystems, environment, congress )

Sabine
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Conservation Agriculture (CA) involves no-till (planting through old crop residues) and keeping residues on the field for mulch, retaining moisture and for keeping soil in place.
Declare a State of Emergency in the Arctic. Implement Emergency Measures & Avert a Mass Carbon Event
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Artic Refuge, climate change conference, State of Emergency, conservation, ecosystems, environment, politics, United Nations, congress, obama, Global Leaders )

Sabine
- 21 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Unless a geoengineering intervention is implemented, before September of this year (2015), we are facing combined effect extinction level events, accoording to papers presented at the December 2014 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
EPA & USDA: Fix Your Broken Systems ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ge crops, farmers, dicamba, protection, health, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 97 days ago - panna.org
When it comes to new GE crops, the federal decision making process simply isnâEUR(TM)t working âEUR" and itâEUR(TM)s most certainly not serving the interests of farmers, rural communities or public health.
FDA: LET A FARM BE A FARM- ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sustainabililty, environment, wildlife, FDA, ecosystems, organics, farming, health )

Nancy
- 161 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
Don't let the rules undermine sustainability by making it harder for farmers to protect wildlife and manage their soil and water using organic and sustainable methods.
GOP Trying to WIPE OUT the Endangered Species Act!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Teaparty, republicans, government, ethics, crime, congress, lies, animals, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, trees, nature, politics, pollution, water, science, government, destruction, climate, forests, ecosystems, endangered, environ )

Roxy
- 524 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Tea Party senators introduced a bill this week that would effectively end the protection of most endangered species in the United States! Senate Bill 1731, introduced by Tea Party Sens. Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Dean Heller, would end protections
Learn From Past! October 1, 2010: Runoff From Old Mines Raises Fears!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mining, pollution, science, wildlife, research, politics, habitatdestruction, water, environment, destruction, animals, globalwarming, conservation, healthconditions, humans, habitat, ecosystems, trees, protection, forests, endangered, crime, dishonesty, e )

Roxy
- 645 days ago - startribune.com
Environmental groups have found high concentrations of metals leaching into streams and wetlands from two long-closed sources: one old test mine and one abandoned mine. The pollution runs off waste rock excavated decades ago and piled at the sites
Farm Bill's Roots in Old Laws Should Be Sustained
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: family, health, farming, organic, prevention, ecosystems, SNAP, history, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty )

Nancy
- 647 days ago - nationaljournal.com
Farm policymakers and lobbyists have made careers out of understanding convoluted permanent agricultural laws for decades, but as a larger public has become interested in the farm bill this year, confusion has abounded about what is permanent and what...
Thank Sen. Debbie Stabenow for Opposing the Monsanto Protection Act ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, food, family, environment, Monsanto, ecosystems, wildlife, business, Congress, corruption, politics )

Nancy
- 689 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Sen. Stabenow's stance ensures that if anyone attempts to renew the Monsanto Protection Act they'll have to do it in the light of day, where we'll be able to build pressure, and hold them accountable.
Take Action: Tell Congress to Keep the Corps in Check
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, nature, habitatdestruction, government, protection, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, wildlife, trees, water, congress, propaganda, usa, abuse, americ )

JL
- 720 days ago - secure2.convio.net
This week the Senate is debating a bill that would weaken that environmental review process & make it easier for the Corps to do damage to rivers. Senators Tom Udall (NM) and Ben Cardin (MD) are trying to improve the bill. Help make sure they succeed by
Help Us Kill the "Monsanto Protection Act" For Good ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, food, family, environment, Monsanto, ecosystems, wildlife, business, Congress, corruption )

Nancy
- 758 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Though wrapped in a "farmer-friendly" package, this Monsanto-driven rider is simply a biotech industry ploy to continue to plant GE crops even when a court of law has found they were approved illegally.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress to Act to Protect Our Wilderness!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, news, usa, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, news )

Cal
- 764 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
This week marks four years since Congress passed any legislation protecting wilderness. It has been four years of inaction and roadblocks by House Republican leadership despite strong bipartisan support for dozens of bills.
JUST UNVEILED: Be the First to Find Out How Your Members of Congress Measured Up in LCV's 2012 National Environmental Scorecard
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, green, greenhousegases, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

JL
- 801 days ago - scorecard.lcv.org
Find out where your members of Congress stood on the most important environmental votes of the year. Explore LCV's 2012 National Environmental Scorecard on our new website here Take Action popup at site
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 )

Angelika
- 806 days ago - action.citizen.org
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.
Colorado: No More Money to Study Flaming Gorge Pipeline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, destruction, environment, GoodNews, habitat, habitatdestruction, pollution, protection, politics, science, wildlife, weather, water, government, ethics, usa )

JL
- 813 days ago - summitcountyvoice.com
Conservation Board ends funding for task force studying proposal to divert water from Wyoming to Front Range
 

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