On Location

Tar Sands’ Threat to Our Waters

Residents of coastal Maine speak out against the dangerous transport of Canada’s tar sands oil through U.S. waters.

Southeast Dispatch
Thanks to concerned citizens, the coal industry is making progress on how it handles its combustion wastes, but the toxic slurry is still a threat to groundwater.
Personal Action
By working with schools, parents can make their kids’ cafeteria lunches healthier and more planet-friendly.
Victory
After years of work by NRDC and its partners, about 5,000 square miles of ocean—with massive canyons, majestic underwater mountains, and more than 1,000 species—have received permanent protection.