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BP Fines Reduced, 133,501 Petitions to #makeBPpay

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By Hilary Lewis

February 21, 2013

Last week, staff from Environmental Defense Fund, National Wildlife Federation, National Audubon Society and Earthworks hand delivered 133,501 petitions to the U.S. Department of Justice, urging them to hold BP accountable to the fullest extent of the law for the 2010 gulf oil disaster. 

This week, the Department of Justice reduced the "fullest extent of the law" by lowering the maximum potential fine by $3.4 billion, just one week ahead of their scheduled trial.

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Vote for Earthworks in 2012

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By Hilary Lewis

November 19, 2012

Earthworks is on the Credo Donation Ballot in 2012!

Each year, Credo asks its members to vote for their favorite charities, and they make donations based on every vote cast.

Credo is many things to many people. For some it is a credit card, others a mobile phone service, and for many a way to take action on important progressive issues throughout the year.

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