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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!
This September, let's make the People's Climate March the single largest act of resistance in the fight against climate change in history and show our world leaders that we mean business. Will you join us?
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!
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.
We have a moral obligation to protect our kids and future generations from dangerous carbon pollution. Tell Governor Rick Scott to protect our children and support strong limits on carbon pollution from power plants.
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.