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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 )

- 20 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 )

- 31 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 )

- 172 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 )

- 468 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 )

- 734 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 )

- 796 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 )

- 854 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 )

- 855 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 )

- 930 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
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 )

- 1010 days ago -
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
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 )

- 1023 days ago -
Conservation Board ends funding for task force studying proposal to divert water from Wyoming to Front Range
Tell Governor Christie: Sign the Ban on Fracking Wastewater!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: toxic, waste, water, jersey, dumping, air pollution, Governor Christie, fracking, political power, communities, toxic hazardgovernment, republicans, politics )

- 1205 days ago -
New Jersey is increasingly importing toxic wastewater from fracking -- the dangerous method of gas drilling that poisons water, generates harmful air pollution, and produces millions of gallons of toxic wastewater.
Tell Our Mayors: Protect Public Water Systems ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, water, protection, privatization, corporations )

- 1254 days ago -
Send a strong message to city leaders: our water is for the public, not for profit!
Tell President Obama: Don't Let Shell Drill the Arctic! Take Action!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, wildlife, water, pollution, politics, protection, oceans, humans, obama )

- 1324 days ago -
It's not late for Obama to call off Shell's drill bits. Tell Obama: Stand up to Big Oil and protect the Arctic.

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