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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.
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.
Clearcutting the Amazon rainforest isn't 'responsible.'
But the industry-sponsored 'Responsible' Jewellery Council is certifying companies that profit from rainforest destruction.
International mining corporation Newmont has been harassing Peruvian farmers.
Stand up for farmers trying to protect their land like Maxima!
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.
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.
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.
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.