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57 Affiliated Tribes of Northwest American Indians Urge Senate to Nix Sacred Land Giveaway - ICTMN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, American Indians, Tonto National Forest, Defense Bill, US Senate, Mining Industry, Copper, Environment, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 2 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
More than 70 tribal nations have urged the US Senate not to transfer sacred land from the Tonto National Forest, via a defense bill, to unprotected private land only for a UK corporation to build an environmentally devastating copper mine.
FDA: LET A FARM BE A FARM- ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sustainabililty, environment, wildlife, FDA, ecosystems, organics, farming, health )

Nancy
- 29 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.
Tell the Senate: Stop the Keystone XL!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keystone XL, Senate, environment, petitions )

Freya
- 34 days ago - nextgenclimate.org
The Senate is about to vote on the Keystone XL pipeline. Tell your senator to vote NO.
House Passes Bill Approving Keystone XL Pipeline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, government, environment, usa, news )

Nils Ande
- 36 days ago - marketwatch.com
The House of Representatives passed a bill Friday approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Bill Cassidy, the Louisiana Republican who is facing Democrat Mary Landrieu in their state's Dec. 6 Senate runoff elec
Landrieu Has Lost It!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dinos, elections, environment, maddow, video )

TomCat
- 37 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Payback: A First Look at the Fossil-Fuel and Anti-Environment Agenda of the Next Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, congress, republicans, environment, special interests, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, politics, government )

Carrie
- 42 days ago - americanprogress.org
Although the airwaves have now quieted from the crush of political ads, Americans should expect the next Congress' energy and anti-environment agenda to bring an aggressive new onslaught of special-interest-backed messages and priorities.
No More Extreme Energy Extraction ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Environment, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-FER, clean energy, government, politics, ethics )

Carrie
- 47 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
The United States is rapidly expanding extreme energy projects nationwide. More and more communities are experiencing the harmful impacts of gas fracking and tar sands, including poisoned air and water, ruined infrastructure, and even earthquakes.
Stop Big Polluters From Buying Our Elections ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthconditions, protection, politics, pollution, destruction, environment, ethics, government, politics, corruption )

Beverly
- 66 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Chemical companies have harmed the health of our families and our environment for too long, and since the Citizens United ruling, they have been exploiting our political system as well by undermining environmental safeguards.
Sign the Petition: Google Must Stop Funding Climate Change Deniers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: climate-change, environment, globalwarming, healthconditions, politics, pollution, protection, government, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 79 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Sign the petition demanding that Google put its money where its mouth is. Stop funding climate change deniers.
TAKE ACTION: Support the EPA's First-Ever Limits on Carbon Pollution From Power Plants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: climate, climatechange, CO2emissions, environment, government, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics, politics )

Beverly
- 80 days ago - dailykos.com
The Environmental Protection Agency is working to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. Sign the petition by Daily Kos and the Natural Resources Defense Council in telling the EPA you support these first-ever limits on carbon pollution!
Smell Shell!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate criminals, environment, GOP Greed, maddow, video )

TomCat
- 84 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
CO Republican: Fracking Is Okay, It's Natural for Water to Burn. 'Indians' Used It for Warmth.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, Colorado, fracking, environment, dishonesty, republicans, ethics, lies, politics, politics )

Carrie
- 130 days ago - rawstory.com
A Colorado Republican state senator justified the practice of hydraulic fracturing -- commonly known as "fracking" -- by saying that the presence of burnable amounts of methane gas in drinking water is a perfectly natural phenomenon.
White House Launches Task Force to Help Pollinators Recover
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Obama, bees, butterflies, environment, habitat, agrculture )

Carrie
- 180 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The Obama administration released a presidential memorandum last week establishing a federal strategy for reversing the declining populations of pollinators such as bees and butterflies.
Last Week's Republican Lunacies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: environment, EPA, InsaniTEA )

TomCat
- 195 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
 

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