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TAKE ACTION NOW! LOS ANGELES: Help Stop Another Flint Disaster
Environment  (tags: water pollution, drinking water, chemicals, activism, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - change.org
Los Angeles has switched to the same cheap disinfectant, chloramine, which is believed to have compounded FlintâEUR(TM)s water crisis.
Petition: Preserve West Michigan's Largest Watershed Now!
Environment  (tags: preservation of watersheds, Water Quality, wetlands, mitigation, regulations, conservation, ecosystems, environmental protection, responsible behaviour, politics )

Sabine
- 20 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
We request your signature and comment on this petition to prevent the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's approval of the Love's Truck Stop permit application for regulated wetland mitigation.
Petition: Demand the US EPA Declare Lake Erie An Impaired Watershed NOW!
Environment  (tags: preservation of watersheds, Water Quality, conservation, ecosystems, environmental protection, responsible behaviour, water clean up, clean water act, federal regulations, prevention of further pollution, stronger protection laws )

Sabine
- 20 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The administration of Gov. John Kasich should overcome its resistance to defining western Lake Erie as "impaired" under the federal Clean Water Act. That designation would, among other things, allow state and federal regulators to impose and oversee a...
Petition: Punta Rasa - Un Punto De Esperanza Urgente!! / Punta Rasa - A Point of Hope - URGENT!
Environment  (tags: environmental protection, conservation, wildlife preservation, ecosystems, prevention of habitat destruction, responsibility, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 20 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Salvar una region unica en la provincia de Buenos Aires. Saving a single region in the province of Buenos Aires.
Save Oak Flat! PLEASE SIGN/WRITE LETTER !
Environment  (tags: animals, ecosystems, forests, habitat, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Ruth
- 21 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
"Oak Flat is an important ecological, recreational, and spiritual site, but now its future is at risk. Thankfully, Congressman Grijalva introduced a bill with bi-partisan support to repeal the land exchange and protect Oak Flat."
Kill the Dam Not the Fish PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 16 hours ago - secure.defenders.org
Tell the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to tear down the dam at Intake, Montana and replace it with a fish-friendly alternative!
Obama Creates 3 New National Monuments to Protect 1.8 Million Acres of California Desert
Environment  (tags: National Parks, Presidential designation, Environmental protection, California desert protection act, Death Valley, Mojave desert, Joshua Tree )

Steve
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
President Obama designated three new national monuments in the California desert Thursday, expanding federal protection to 1.8 million acres of landscapes that have retained their natural beauty despite decades of heavy use.
Remove Dam To Save Endangered Fish PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 17 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Remove dam keeping the endangered pallid sturgeon from reproducing.

Environment  (tags: crime, americans, corruption, usa, government, healthconditions, water )

Cheryl A
- 14 hours ago - blu179.mail.live.com
Petition. Tell Congress to act NOW for relief for Flint, and to finally invest in our water infrastructure to stop these kinds of disasters from happening again all across this country. Could poisoning 100,000 people be intentional?...peace.
Tell Europe to Save Oak Trees PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, trees, protection )

Anna
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
It turns out the mighty oak is one of earth's best defenses against climate change. Recent research suggests that replacing broad leafed trees, such as oaks, with pine and conifer throughout Europe is an important contributor to climate change.
El NiñO and Climate Change: Wild Weather May Get Wilder
Environment  (tags: science, world, climate-change, climate, El Nino )

Cal
- 1 day ago - e360.yale.edu
This yearâEUR(TM)s El Niño phenomenon is spawning extreme weather around the planet. Now scientists are working to understand if global warming will lead to more powerful El Niños
Australia, Stop Denying Climate Change! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, protection )

Anna
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Australia is getting ready to fire about 110 climate change scientists because the government is, unaccountably, shifting its focus AWAY from climate change. What?!
Protect the Public, Not Frackers! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 10 hours ago - sierra.force.com
Tell your Senator that these chemicals need to be disclosed. Tell them to vote against SB706.
Thank President Obama for Designating the California Desert National Monuments! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 6 hours ago - sierra.force.com
Thank President Obama and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell for their work to protect Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow, and the Castle Mountains as national monuments.
Stop Clearcutting the Tongass National Forest
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, animals, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, trees, wildlife, Sustainabililty )

Joyce
- 1 day ago - sierra.force.com
The Tongass National Forest in Alaska is AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest forest. The United States Forest Service is allowing industrial scale clearcutting on thousands of acres of old growth forest and proposes a plan to keep doing it for 15 years.
Emails Indicate Flint Lead Tests Withheld From Public at Snyder's Command
Environment  (tags: Flint, MI )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
'If there was any question as to whether the Snyder administration was more concerned about their public image or public health, this should provide a definitive answer.'
Center for Biological Diversity
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, ecosystems, conservation, wildlife )

Clayton
- 17 hours ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Troubling news out of Idaho this week: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services is planning to send gunners in helicopters to start shooting wolves in the Lolo Elk Management Zone of the Clearwater National Forest.
'Just More Hot Air'? Utility Co. Says Methane-Spewing Porter Ranch Well Plugged
Environment  (tags: Climate, U.S., California, Environment, Public Health, Pollution, Fossil Fuels )

Judy
- 11 hours ago - commondreams.org
Southern California Gas Co. announced Thursday that it had "temporarily controlled" the massive Porter Ranch gas leak, but the mood for many is nowhere near celebratory.
Bird of the Week: Great Green Macaw
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - abcbirds.org
The Great Green Macaw is one of the largest macaws in the world (second only to the Hyacinth Macaw). It's also known as the Buffon's or Great Military Macaw and in fact was previously considered a subspecies of the smaller, closely-related Military Macaw.
Big News: Three New National Monuments in the California Desert! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 6 hours ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
ItâEUR(TM)s a monumental day! Take action to thank President Barack Obama, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) for protecting the California desert.
Iditarod Snow Is Low: Event Organizers Eyeing Changes to Race Start
Environment  (tags: climate-change )

Angie
- 16 hours ago - newsmax.com
The Iditarod sled dog race is contending with low snow this year, and may have to shift its starting point.
Changing Times: Demolition of Klamath Mega-Dams Comes One Step Closer
Environment  (tags: USA, mega-dams, Klamath River, pollution, new agreement, Pacificorps, Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement, Klamath Riverkeeper, Konrad Fisher, Changing Times, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 11 hours ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
The dams have caused serious pollution, and, in 2002, 65,000 adult salmon died in the Klamath in the biggest fish kill in history. After the dams were constructed, the Klamath was polluted by a cesspool of algae and there was a dangerous level of toxins
You Can Protect National Parks In Peril
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, government, green, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, trees )

Eileen
- 7 hours ago - tracking.greatergood.com
Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Biscayne and other crown jewels of our National Park System are at a crossroads. Decisions made now about imminent threats within and just outside their borders could forever change these incredible places. STOP it NOW!
Documents Indicate Chemical Leaks at U.S. Base Have Polluted Okinawa Water Supply
Environment  (tags: usa, dishonesty, environment, Okinawa, US base, water supply, pollution, toxins )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - japantimes.co.jp
U.S. documents released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that lax safety standards at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa may be to blame for the recent contamination of local drinking water sources.
California Farmers Irrigate Crops With ChevronâEUR(TM)s Oil Wastewater in Drought-Stricken Central Valley
Environment  (tags: Chevron's waste water and California far )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
The five-part series, hosted by actress and comedian Kiran Deol, is investigating the impact of drought, water and air pollution, and gas price gouging in California.
Environmental Justice, Explained   video
Environment  (tags: environment )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
We already know that pollution and climate change negatively affect peopleâEUR(TM)s health and quality of life. But weâEUR(TM)re not always clear about which people are most exposed and impacted.
Ecuador Set To Sell One Third Of Pristine Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies
Environment  (tags: climate, animals, forests, destruction, conservation, ecosystems )

Debbie
- 10 hours ago - trueactivist.com
Ecuador is planning on selling one-third of their untouched rainforest to Chinese oil companies as a financial benefit for themselves.
 

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