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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

Protesting mining pollution shouldn’t be a crime

Protesting mining pollution shouldn’t be a crime

Tell Mongolian authorities to ensure a fair and transparent trial

Make sure Mongolian officials know the world is watching; ensure a fair and transparent trial!

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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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To Stop Climate Change We Must Stop Methane Leaks

To Stop Climate Change We Must Stop Methane Leaks

Methane is worse for climate than CO2, it's time to take action!

Tell the Obama Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Interior (DOI) to prevent wasteful methane leaks, and to protect clean air. Tell them to directly regulate methane.

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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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Urge the EPA Administrator McCarthy: Protect Bristol Bay!

Urge the EPA Administrator McCarthy: Protect Bristol Bay!

Investors are pulling out, it's time for the EPA to take decisive action!

Anglo American, the major backer of the Pebble Mine proposal, withdraw its support recently. In so doing, Anglo made good on its promise not to mine if there were local community objections. Thank you Anglo American!

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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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Close the loopholes and stop Keystone XL!

Close the loopholes and stop Keystone XL!

Exxon spilled 84,000 gallons of crude oil in Arkansas and a legal loophole will let them get away with it

Tell your Representatives and the President to close the loophole and prevent more spills by stopping the Keystone XL pipeline!

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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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