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Tell the EPA to support first-ever limits on carbon pollution
Right now, there's literally no limit on how much carbon that polluters are allowed to pump into our air. The Environmental Protection Agency is working to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. It's time to limit carbon pollution!
Your governor is essential to making sure the Environmental Protection Agency’s historic new limits on dangerous carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants are a success.
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 your senators you support restoring Clean Water Act safeguards for critical streams and wetlands.
America doesn't have to settle for dirty air and yesterday's energy. Congress should restore incentives for innovation in renewable power and energy efficiency. Don't let polluters turn back the clock. Tell Congress to restore clean energy incentives.
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.
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.