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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
- 166 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
- 166 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
- 311 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
- 322 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
- 388 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
- 396 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
- 542 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
- 653 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
- 653 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.
Urge the EPA to Finalize a Strong Power Plant Rule to Reduce Global Warming Emissions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: global warming, power plant emissions, U.S., EPA, climate-change, habitat destruction, humans, CO2emissions, healthconditions, pollution )

Carrie
- 760 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed rules that would limit the carbon pollution from power plants--the largest source of global warming emissions in the United States.
BP Wins Big in the Offshore Drilling Lease Auction
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP Oil, BP Auction Wins, BIG OIL COPANIES, Pollution, Offshore, Gulf of Mexico, abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, news, obama, propaganda )

Fiona
- 834 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For all of his administration's tough talk on protecting our environment, President Obama doesn't seem to have any problem increasing the nation's dependence on dirty energy.
US Navy Sailors Sue TEPCO Over Cluster-Fukushima Snafu
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, politics, raditation exposure, protection, prevention, treatment, illness, healthconditions, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 1080 days ago - popularresistance.org
The Aircraft Carrier Ronald Reagan is nuclear powered. Radiation detection equipment did not pick up on this?? Why have these sailors and marines medical records been removed from permanent tracking.
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
- 1110 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
Clueless To Crisis In Our Environment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: environment, Florida, clean water, pollution, sugar, Rick Scott, politics, elections, ethics, corruption )

Carrie
- 1198 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Florida's Governor Clueless showed up the other day for a photo-op at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam.The mission was to display concern over the billions of gallons of cruddy water being dumped from Lake Okeechobee into the St. Lucie River, a criminal act...
 

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