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Nevada's mule deer threatened by a proposed gold mine.
Barrick mining corporation's plan threatens the migratory path of the Ruby Mountain Herd, Nevada's largest mule deer herd.
International mining corporation Newmont has been harassing Peruvian farmers.
Stand up for farmers trying to protect their land like Maxima!
Legislation would protect communities, water and create jobs
Reforming this ancient law would protect communities by balancing mining with other uses of public land, set standards to protect water, compensate taxpayers for their minerals and create jobs by creating a dedicated fund to clean up abandoned mines.
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.
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.
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!
Don't tarnish your love with dirty gold.
Take the pledge to say NO to dirty gold.
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.
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.
President Obama: lead us to a renewable energy future!
Increased oil and gas development is part of the climate change problem, not the solution.
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.
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.