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Welcome to Earthworks' Action Center!

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

Thank your Senators!

Thank your Senators!

Chaco flare

In a nailbiting 49-51 vote, the Senate failed to repeal the methane pollution rule we worked so hard to pass last year.

Thank your Senators who voted with us! If neither of your Senators voted with us you will be connected with Senator McCain.

Please call your Senator and thank them for OPPOSING using the Congressional Review Act to eliminate the BLM’s Natural Gas Waste Rule:

  • Tell them who you are and where you’re from (including your zip code)
  • Thank them for protecting the Bureau of Land Management’s Natural Gas Waste Rule
  • Remind them that 

Directions

  • Enter your information in the form on the right, then click Make the call!
  • You will receive a call connecting you to your Senator or Senator John McCain (R-AZ)
  • Answer the phone and wait a few seconds (about 4 seconds) for the recording to prompt you
  • Select one of your Senators to connect with if prompted
  • Use the suggestions above to make your voice heard!

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Compensate mine workers for radiation poisoning

Compensate mine workers for radiation poisoning

A federal rule provides compensation to some uranium mine and mill workers, but exclues many.

Tell your Senator to expand the radiation exposure compensation program to cover everyone impacted!

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Norway: Don’t Pollute Fjords with Mine Waste!

Norway: Don’t Pollute Fjords with Mine Waste!

Tell the Norwegian PM to cancel permits to dump mine waste

All around the world, clean water is threatened by mining. Now, Norway’s iconic fjords are at risk.

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Protect communities from toxic oil and gas air pollution

Protect communities from toxic oil and gas air pollution

Congress is threatening to reverse protections for clean air.

Tell your represenatives to limit oil and gas development on our public lands. 

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Gold Jewelry is Destroying the Amazon Rainforest

Gold Jewelry is Destroying the Amazon Rainforest

Clearcutting the Amazon rainforest isn't 'responsible.' 

But the industry-sponsored 'Responsible' Jewellery Council is certifying companies that profit from rainforest destruction.

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Stand with Peruvian Farmers

Stand with Peruvian Farmers

International mining corporation Newmont has been harassing Peruvian farmers.

Stand up for farmers trying to protect their land like Maxima!

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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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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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