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Here's where you can make your voice heard to help protect the communities and the environment from the destructive impacts of mining, digging and drilling.

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Current Actions

EPA: Protect communities from toxic oil and gas air pollution

EPA: Protect communities from toxic oil and gas air pollution

The EPA is deciding right now how to regulate air pollution from fracking.

They need to hear from you that only the strongest protections under the Clean Air Act will help families living near oil and gas development. 

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Don’t let Congress fast-track natural gas exports

Don’t let Congress fast-track natural gas exports

Tell Congress fracking is not in our public interest

Not satisfied with simply fracking for domestic use, politicians in Washington are tripping over themselves to frack our communities even more to ship fracked gas overseas.

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Protect our homes and communities from frackquakes

Protect our homes and communities from frackquakes

States like Texas and Oklahoma where earthquakes used to be rare are shaking.

It's time to make the ground shake in the halls of power and call on our elected officials to stop the frackquakes!

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Say NO to Dirty Gold!

Say NO to Dirty Gold!

Don't tarnish your love with dirty gold.

Take the pledge to say NO to dirty gold.

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Infinito Gold: Repect the Vote, Don’t Sue Costa Rica

Infinito Gold: Repect the Vote, Don’t Sue Costa Rica

Canadian mining company Infinito Gold didn't like it when Costa Ricans voted against their plan to mine.

Now the company is suing in order to overturn the vote of the people, the ruling of the supreme court and the national ban on open-pit mines.

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Tell Congress: support the Frack Pack!

Tell Congress: support the Frack Pack!

It's time for frackers to play by the rules.

The Frack Pack, five bills recently introduced in Congress, would finally force the oil and gas industry to follow many of the same environmental laws as other industries and help protect our clean air and clean water.

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We want renewable energy now!

We want renewable energy now!

President Obama: lead us to a renewable energy future!

Increased oil and gas development is part of the climate change problem, not the solution.

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Reopen the fracking investigations

Reopen the fracking investigations

We need answers

Tell President Obama and Administrator McCarthy to uphold their responsibility to us, our health, and our drinking water and reopen the investigations into the dangers of fracking.

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Tell Macy’s to say NO to dirty gold!

Tell Macy’s to say NO to dirty gold!

Because gold jewelry should mean *I love you*, not *I poisoned someone's drinking water*.

Gold jewelry demand accounts for over 80% of annual global gold mine production. So jewelers speaking out against dirty gold are essential to put a stop to irresponsible gold mining.

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Largest jeweler should protect largest wild salmon fishery

Largest jeweler should protect largest wild salmon fishery

Urge Signet to pledge not to buy gold from the Pebble mine

Signet Jewelers, Kay & Jared Jewelers' parent company, is the world's largest jewelry retailer.  Jewelry represents 80% of annual global mined gold production. Urge them not to buy gold from a mine that threatens the Bristol Bay salmon fishery.

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Call on Costco to say no to dirty gold!

Call on Costco to say no to dirty gold!

Tell Costco to sign the Golden Rules of Responsible Sourcing!

Costco's reputation as a socially responsible retailer is in doubt because of its stance on jewelry and dirty gold.

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No more dumping mine waste in our water!

No more dumping mine waste in our water!

Tell the EPA, the White House & the Army Corps of Engineers to close Clean Water Act loopholes

Urge them to close the Clean Water Act loopholes that allow multinational mining corporations to use our clean waters as a toxic mine waste dumps.

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