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Five Congressional bills, the Frack Pack, would force fracking to follow the same environmental laws as other industries and help protect clean air and clean water. Tell your senators to patch up fracking loopholes hurt our health and safety and cosponsor the Frack Pack bills!
In 2013, people in 20 states were sickened by a Salmonella outbreak. Experts say the industrial farm misuse of antibiotics contributes to the spread of superbugs. We have a right to know if industrial farm practices are putting our health at risk.
We shouldn't have to worry if the water sources we rely on for drinking, fishing, and swimming are polluted. But a legal loophole has undermined the Clean Water Act safeguards. Protect clean water. Tell the EPA and the Corps you support restoring Clean Water Act safeguards for critical streams and wetlands.
Congress must decide whether to continue helping the clean energy sector or prolong our dependence on dirty fuels that harm our health and environment. Tell Congress to renew policies that help lead us to a clean energy future!
The Navy is prepared to kill nearly 1,000 whales and other marine mammals during the next five years of testing and training with dangerous sonar and explosives. Tell Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to direct the Navy to adopt commonsense safeguards that will protect marine mammals during routine training without compromising military readiness.
The State Department's final review of the Keystone XL has confirmed that the tar sands pipeline could accelerate climate change. Tell President Obama to keep his promise by rejecting the climate-wrecking pipeline and moving us toward a clean energy future instead.
More than 650,000 whales, dolphins, sea lions and other marine mammals are injured or killed every year after getting entangled in commercial fishing gear used by foreign fleets. Call on the National Marine Fisheries Service to enforce our seafood import law and save the lives of countless marine mammals around the world.
Chlorpyrifos, a dangerous pesticide that causes serious neurological harm in fetuses and children, has been banned from almost all household uses since 2001. But the pesticide is still widely used in agriculture. Tell the California Department of Pesticide Regulation to cancel all uses of this toxic chemical.