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Oppose Trump's Approval of DAPL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, wildlife, water, trees, healthconditions, abuse, a )

Wendy
- 265 days ago - colorofchange.org
Donald Trump is trying to ram through approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline will contaminate the Standing Rock Sioux's water and will constitute yet another attack on their sovereignty and way of life.
Tsunami of Outrage, Vows of Resistance Follow Trump's Pipeline Order
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, globalwarming, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, wildlife, water, trees, abuse, activists, amer )

Wendy
- 265 days ago - commondreams.org
"Indigenous peoples, landowners, and climate activists did everything in our power to stop Keystone XL and Dakota Access, and we'll do it again Trump's war on the environment, the climate, and clean water protections is a war on all of us..
'Reject Rex': Resistance to Trump's Secretary of State Pick Heats Up at 11th Hour
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: environment, destruction, TILLERSON hearings, ecosystems, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, dishonesty, usa )

AWAY AWHI
- 278 days ago - yahoo.com
Environmentalists are mobilizing against President-elect Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s nomination for secretary of state, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, in the hours leading up to his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Mark Ruffalo 'Added to Terrorism Watchlist' Over Gasland | Film | The Guardian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fracking, natural gas drilling, Mark Ruffalo, Gasland movie, US terror advisory list, POWER OF ENERGY CORPORATIONS IN GOVERNME, water supplies, pollution )

Barbara
- 478 days ago - theguardian.com
Actor Mark Ruffalo has reportedly been placed on a US terror advisory list after campaigning in support of a documentary highlighting the alleged dangers of natural gas drilling. FRACKING!
Gasland: HBO Documentary Key Driver of Opposition to Fracking, Study Finds | Environment | The Guardian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fracking, Gasland, award-winning documentary, local opposition, earthquakes, health issues, pollution, water supplies, Pennsylvania )

Barbara
- 478 days ago - theguardian.com
"Local screenings of Gasland contributed to anti-fracking mobilizations, which, in turn, affected the passage of local fracking moratoria," according to the study, which was authored by University of Iowa associate professor Ion Bogdan Vasi.
It''s Not Just Flint: America Has a Major Lead-in-Water Problem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, resources, safety, pollution, contamination, utilities )

Freya
- 624 days ago - rollingstone.com
EPA officials in Ohio on Monday banned the operator of a water utility in Sebring, Ohio, from going to work after the agency found he failed to tell residents that they had been drinking, bathing in and cooking with water containing unsafe levels of lead.
Tell Michigan Governor to Resign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michigan, water, resources, Rick Snyder, pollution, corruption, petitions )

Freya
- 635 days ago - leftaction.com
The city of Flint, Michigan is in a state of emergency. Since April 2014, the city's public water supply has been contaminated with elevated levels of lead. Even worse, Governor Rick Snyder knew about Flint's water problems for MONTHS, but instead of...
Tell Congress: Vote for Chemical Safety!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, chemicals, toxic, pollution, environment )

Freya
- 701 days ago - signforgood.com
Our main chemical safety law, the Toxic Substances Control Act, is in dire need of an update. But despite overwhelming support for a bill that would fix the law, Congress STILL refuses to bring it to a vote.
What If Your Tap Water Was Too Polluted to Drink?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, pollution, poverty in America, no water, Inter-American Commission of Human Right, shaming )

Dandelion
- 709 days ago - thenation.com
This sorry state of affairs is daily reality for 2 many Americans. Activists went 2 the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights 2 shame the US govt for forcing on its people a kind of thirst that smacks of festering poverty in the worlds richest society
Magical Mystery Tour of American Austerity: How One State Is Destroying Democracy and Poisoning Its People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: austerity, Michigan, schools, education, pollution, plutocracy )

Freya
- 855 days ago - alternet.org
One city neglected to inform its residents that its water supply was laced with cancerous chemicals. Another dissolved its public school district and replaced it with a charter school system, only to witness the for-profit management company it hired...
Celebrate the Victory and Help Us Keep Going: Thank President Obama for Vetoing KXL! ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, environment, pollution, Big Oil, President Obama, Keystone XL Pipeline, veto, good news, ethics, news, politics, government )

Carrie
- 965 days ago - action.foe.org
Six years ago, many said KXL was a done deal. But thanks in large part to years of pressure from people like you, today President Obama stood up to the Big Polluters. Thank President Obama for vetoing KXL and tell him to reject it once and for all!
Workers Sickened By Pesticides! PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protection, pesticides, pollution, healthconditions, humans, government, environment, safety, society, rights, politics, interesting, law, news, crime, culture, risks, business, americans, corporate, dishonesty )

Robert
- 966 days ago - action.ufw.org
They noticed a bad smell, began to feel sick & later found that this field was sprayed with toxic pesticides. It frightens me that no one even told them to keep out of the orchard like the law says.
 

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