In 2013 industries dumped 23 million pounds of chemicals into the Ohio River, making it the most polluted body of water in the United States for the 7th year in a row. But one company alone, AK Steel, released 73% of those chemicals.
The Obama administration has proposed a critical plan to limit carbon pollution from new and existing power plants that fuels global warming. Currently, we limit how much mercury, arsenic, soot and other pollutants power plants dump into our air.
Any deal that undermines U.S. sovereignty by giving multinational corporations the power to challenge our laws in an unaccountable tribunal is unacceptable -- and Senate Democrats need to vote against it.
The 40 year old Florence Bloom Bird Sanctuary at Delta Park is an important refuge for the birds and other wildlife. It is currently under siege from a growing number of vagrants in the park who cut the fences, snare the birds and light fires.
The Clean Water Act has been critical in cleaning up our nationâEUR(TM)s waterways; however, confusing Supreme Court decisions have left more than half of U.S. streams and 20 million acres of wetlands vulnerable to toxic dumping and pollution.
Now is the opportunity to ask the U.S. EPA to protect our lungs and our wildlife from dangerous ozone pollution. Ozone, a byproduct of fossil-fuel combustion, causes asthma attacks and serious respiratory illness. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Community groups have spent years calling for the permanent protection of southern CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s majestic San Gabriel Mountains, and now the Obama Administration has answered the call! President Obama just used his executive power to officially
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly proclaimed 3 March 2014 World Wildlife Day to mark the Anniversary of CITES. Today, the UN alongside it's Member States and global partners, highlights the message,
"It's time to get serious about wildlife crime".
The oceans have become a killing field. Thanks to giant trawlers armed with technology and massive nets, the seas are running low on the fish we like to eat, like halibut and cod, making room for the ones we don't like.
The tar sands operation that I've been invited to visit in Alberta, Canada, also runs 24/7. Usually the cannons succeed in scaring away the birds. But sometimes--BOOM!--they don't. Each year, about 200,000 birds alight on these ponds. Some never take off
There are times when we have to acknowledge the true depth of the fecal matter we are swimming in and who is responsible for our current state. And then it is time to take a deep breath and do something about it.
Sea levels across the Northeast coast of the United States rose nearly 3.9 inches between 2009 and 2010, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Arizona and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
As everyone who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area knows, the Earth moves under our feet. But what about the stresses that cause earthquakes? How much is known about them? THERE are live links here for anyone to click on.