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Tell Congress to Pass the Water Resources Development Act - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, water, infrastructure, fix, jobs, petition )

- 32 days ago -
Water is vital to our health and well being. But right now, Americas water systems are in bad shape. Congress has the opportunity to improve things by passing a key piece of legislation to repair and rebuild our water infrastructure systems.
This Nation Was Founded on Genocide
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Lawrence O'Donnell, American Indian, Last Word, Native American, Standing Rock, water, enemy, Nation of Genocide )

- 46 days ago -
Lawrence O Donnell said on his last word. From the start of colonial intrusion the free and original peoples of this hemisphere have been treated as enemies and dealt with more harshly than any other enemy in any other war.
It''s Not Just Flint: America Has a Major Lead-in-Water Problem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, resources, safety, pollution, contamination, utilities )

- 264 days ago -
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 )

- 275 days ago -
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...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Detroit Officials: Water Is a Human Right!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, protection, politics, human irghts, environment, ecosystems )

- 277 days ago -
Tens of thousands of Detroit residents have been impacted by highly controversial and dangerous water shutoffs. Nearly half of the city's residents are living at or below the poverty line. Meanwhile, Detroit's water rates are almost twice the national av
Flint's Dirty Little Secret
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bigotry, Environment, Flint Michigan, GOP Crimes, GOP Greed, GOP Hate, GOP Lies, Human Rights, InsaniTEA, Maddow, Michael Moore, Petition, Video, water )

- 286 days ago -
How many times each day do we go to the water tap, run cold water, fill a glass, and then quench our thirst? I drink about 4 litres of water every day, about 16 cups. Do I even think about whether the water is fit to drink? But what happens when ...
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 )

- 349 days ago -
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
Terse Tuesday Tidbits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Orego, Portland, energy, water, peace, progressives, Ellison, socialism, capitalism, Democrats, Republicans, big government )

- 360 days ago -
JL's first post to TomCats' blog - I am posting at 3:06 Mountain because her attempt to post has vanished and she had to be out of town.
Will TPP Kill The Post Office?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Post Office, schools, public parks, water, roads, TPP, FedEx, UPS, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, conservatives )

- 501 days ago -
Conservatives will likely tell you anything a govt does to make peoples lives better only interferes with the market. Goldman Sachs Citigroup FedEx UPS were at the top of the list in donations when fast tracking the TPP was being debated in the Senate.
Sign the Petition: Water Is a Human Right and a Public Trust. Turn the Water Back on in Detroit!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, Detroit, human rights, poverty, petitions )

- 797 days ago -
Water shutoffs by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) have forced residents out of their homes to live with neighbors and family. Detroit's water infrastructure needs adequate investment, not the Emergency Manager's cruel attempt to balance
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 )

- 1063 days ago -
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
Tell the EPA to Investigate Fracking Water Contamination - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: EPA, environment, fracking, Americans, ethics, humans, water, healthconditions )

- 1125 days ago -
Sign Petition to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Protect Communities from Fracking-Related Contamination.
Wisconsin DNR Declares Ojibwa Harvest Camp Illegal, Moves to Shut It Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ojibwa, Tribal, rights, wildlife, protection, environment, Governor Walker, destruction, animals, pollution, water, corruption, activists, abuse, sadness, government, humans, violence, usa, politics, dishonesty, law, ethics, crime, freedoms, Govtfearmongering )

- 1183 days ago -
Here was the motion made by Scott Erickson, supported by Bill Thomas. With regard to the harvest camp, in light of the failure to obtain proper permits to occupy County Forest the Committee recommends that the County Board authorize pursuit of criminal
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 )

- 1184 days ago -
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
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 )

- 1259 days ago -
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

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