Action Center

Welcome to NRDC's Action Center! Here you'll find all the tools, tips and information you need to help protect the earth's extraordinary wealth of natural treasures. To receive email alerts on urgent issues needing your immediate action, join our Activist Network. You can update your subscription information at your Personal Action Profile.

Ask your senators: will you fight against dangerous power plant pollution?

Ask your senators: will you fight against dangerous power plant pollution?

President Obama is fulfilling his obligation to protect Americans by cutting dangerous carbon pollution from power plants. Now we need your help to make sure your senators are on board as well.

Close the fracking loopholes

Close the fracking loopholes

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!

Demand to know what's in our food

Demand to know what's in our food

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.

Don't let polluters poison our water

Don't let polluters poison our water

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.

Now's the time -- support clean energy

Now's the time -- support clean energy

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!

Protect whales from deadly sonar

Protect whales from deadly sonar

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.

Stop the climate-destroying Keystone XL pipeline

Stop the climate-destroying Keystone XL pipeline

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.

Help Keep Thousands of Marine Mammals Out of Fishing Nets

Help Keep Thousands of Marine Mammals Out of Fishing Nets

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.

Protect California's kids from dangerous pesticides

Protect California's kids from dangerous pesticides

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.

Sign up for NRDC's online newsletter

See the latest issue >

NRDC Gets Top Ratings from the Charity Watchdogs

Charity Navigator awards NRDC its 4-star top rating.
Worth magazine named NRDC one of America's 100 best charities.
NRDC meets the highest standards of the Wise Giving Alliance of the Better Business Bureau.


Donate now >

Share | |
Find NRDC on
YouTube