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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegally Creating Fracking Waste Facilities
Environment  (tags: fracking waste disposal, oversight, fracking, frack is whack, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, water )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Don't allow fracking waste facilities to be created without the opportunity for public comment
RFK, Jr. and Josh Fox Chime in on New York Fracking Ban Victory
Environment  (tags: NY ban on fracking, government, frakcing, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, green, politics, protection )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ecowatch.com
Watch as Kennedy talks about the historical significance of this decision and how it's "the first time in a decade that in a meaningful way a national political leader has stood up to the power of Big Oil."
PETITION: Please Sign for the Unsung Heroes Who Said NO to Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: Obama, CIA, torture program, heroes who said no, formal honor, culture, americans, crime, abuse, law, government )

Angelika
- 8 days ago - aclu.org
Ask president Obama Isn't it time we honored those who said no to torture? Formally honor those who, when our nation went off course, stayed true to our most fundamental ideals.
Assault Rifle Theme Park 'Machine Gun America' Where Children as Young as 13 Fire Military-Grade Weapons in Zombie-Themed Traini
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, violence, guns, children, Theme Park )

Angela
- 7 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A new attraction where children as young as 13 fire military-grade weapons in zombie, gangster and cowboy-themed simulators has been slammed by gun control campaigners.
The Downside of the Boom
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, energy, healthconditions, pollution, nature, protection )

Ewoud
- 6 days ago - nytimes.com
North Dakota took on the oversight of a multibillion-dollar oil industry with a regulatory system built on trust, warnings and second chances. Fracking.... a dirty bussiness. Visit site
New York State Bans Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, New York, fracking banned, Marcellus Shale, Propublica )

Judy
- 6 days ago - propublica.org
The ban makes New York, which holds large natural gas reserves in the Marcellus Shale, the largest and most significant region to bow out of the nation's energy boom because of concerns that its benefits may be outweighed by the risk.
'Fracking Frenzy' - How the Shale Gas Industry Is Threatening the Planet
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, destruction, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, healthconditions )

Cal
- 13 days ago - theecologist.org
The world is in the grip of a 'fracking frenzy that threatens us for centuries to come with polluted aquifers, runaway climate change, destruction of biodiversity and worthless 'sub-prime' investments
Congressman Mark Pocan Introduces Bill to Ban Fracking on Public Lands
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, protection )

Cal
- 13 days ago - pdamerica.org
Today, U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) introduced a bill to ban fracking for oil and gas on federally owned, public lands with Representative Jan Schakowsky (IL-09). This is the strongest federal bill against fracking introduced in Congress to date
Chris Christie, Keystone and Canada
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, usa, republicans, Keystone XL Pipeline, Canada visit )

Nancy
- 20 days ago - fair.org
The piece by Michael Barbaro (12/4/14) tells us that Christie has given Keystone a "bear-hugging embrace," quoting the governor as saying it "should have been approved a long time ago" and that oil pipelines are safe.
Are You Racist?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: personal, racism )

TomCat
- 21 days ago - politicsplus.org
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