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image Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman responds to oil in DAPL 480_oil_in_dapl_standing_rock_sioux_tribe_statement_1.jpg by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Cannon Ball, N.D., March 28, 2017 — Today, we received word that oil is now present in the newly completed Dakota Access Pipeline. Chairman Archambault stated, “While we are disappointed that our pleas to the court and current administration have thus far fallen on deaf ears, we remain committed to fighting the transmission of dirty fossil fuels through our territory and putting a stop to the flow of oil in this pipeline.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:11PM
image No Funds for Border Wall in FY 2017? – Fight Shifts to FY 2018 480_build-bridges-not-walls.jpg by via Earthjustice
Latino, Environmental, Civil Rights, and Border Communities hold their ground against Trump’s wall...
Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:04PM
text House Republicans Launch Effort to Repeal Endangered Species Act by Center for Biological Diversity
Infrastructure Project 'Impediments' Latest Fraudulent Claim to Rationalize Attack...
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:17PM
video Killing the Black Snake: Behind the Scenes of the #NODAPL Struggle (video/mp4 126.8mb) by subMedia
The first episode of Trouble, looks beyond the mainstream narratives surrounding the Standing Rock encampment to get a better understanding of some of the camp’s overlooked dynamics, including serious disagreements over which tactics to use to best stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)....
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:35PM
audio Getting Into Trouble with Franklin Lopez of SubMedia (audio/mpeg 63.1mb) by It's Going Down
SubMedia is releasing a brand new monthly show entitled Trouble. This month's featured struggle is the #NoDAPL fight at Standing Rock....
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:19PM
image Standing Rock Sioux Chairman responds to Keystone Pipeline permit approval standing_rock_sioux_tribe_logo.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Cannon Ball, N.D., March 24, 2017 —Today, President Trump announced that the State Department has issued the final permit necessary to proceed with the Keystone Pipeline. On his second day in office, this President made it his priority to push through two controversial pipelines. The Dakota Access and Keystone lines are dangerous, and were previously halted due to their risks to public safety. Today the battle against Keystone begins again....
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:02PM
document Trump Approves Disastrous Keystone XL Pipeline keystone_xl_factsheet.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 — Following an executive order signed by President Trump in January, the U.S. State Department approved the Keystone XL pipeline today. In approving Keystone, the State Department ignored its own previous environmental analyses concluding the pipeline would be a disaster for the climate and is not in the national interest....
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:32PM
image An Historic Day: Protection for the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee 480_rusty_patched_bumble_bee_-_sabrina_jepsen-b-affinis_1.jpg by via The Xerces Society
First bee in the continental United States to become an endangered species...
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:12PM
document Approval of Disastrous Keystone XL Pipeline Imminent keystone_factsheet_print_and_web.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 — In a reversal of yet another Obama administration environmental action, reports surfaced today that the Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline by Monday. The State Department, now headed by former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, will apparently grant a permit for the pipeline....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:59PM
image Lawsuit Launched to Protect Birds, Other Wildlife From Harmful Agricultural Pesticides Used on National Wildlife Refuges 480_lower_klamath_national_wildlife_refuge_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
PORTLAND, Ore., March 23, 2017 — The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to end use of agricultural pesticides known to harm people and wildlife on the Tule Lake and Lower Klamath national wildlife refuges. In adopting a comprehensive conservation plan to guide management of the refuges over the next 15 years, the Service failed to consider alternatives that would reduce or eliminate use of toxic pesticides. As a result the agency prioritized commerci...
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:51PM
image Zinke Announces Plan to Axe Fracking Rule 480_oil-gas_central-valley_1.jpg by via Earthjustice
Secretary of Interior directs the Department of Justice to file a motion in the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announcing that BLM intends to start a new rulemaking process to rescind the rule...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:47PM
text Scientific Panel Criticizes EPA Assessment of Glyphosate by Center for Biological Diversity
Criticism of Pesticide Program Comes on Heels of Breaking Scandal Over Its Cozy Relationship With Monsanto...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:43PM
image Californians Not “Roundup-Ready”: Citizens Triumph over Monsanto in Cancer-Causing Pesticide Listing 480_glyphosate_1.jpg by Center for Food Safety
Court upholds Constitutional right of Californians to protect themselves from toxic chemicals...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:07PM
image 13 Arrested at Fracking Protest in Annapolis, Maryland 480_annapolis_3-16-2017_1.jpg by Luke / DC Indymedia
On the 16th of March, 13 anti-fracking activists were arrested in front of the Maryland statehouse as they demanded the Senate pass a statewide, permanent ban on gas fracking....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:01PM
text Campaña Destaca Necesidad de que México Tome Medidas de Emergencia by Center for Biological Diversity
Lanzan Llamado a Consumidores y Empresas de Mariscos de Estados Unidos a Boicotear el Camarón Mexicano para Salvar a la Vaquita Marina...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:59PM
text U.S. Consumers, Seafood Companies Urged to Boycott Mexican Shrimp to Save Vaquita Porpoise by Center for Biological Diversity
Campaign Highlights Need for Mexico to Take Emergency Action...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:50PM
text San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Denies Phillips 66's Oil Trains Project by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., March 14, 2017 — The San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors today voted to reject Phillips 66’s proposed oil train offloading terminal. The project was denied with a 3-1 vote, with one supervisor recusing himself in a conflict of interest....
Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:49PM
image EPA Opens Civil Rights Investigation Over Pesticide Use In Hawai`i 480_kauai-gmo-homes_mike-coots_1.jpg by via Earthjustice
Community groups had asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to investigate whether Hawai`i agencies are violating Title VI of the Civil Rights Act...
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:35PM
text Court Clears California to Require Cancer Warning on Roundup by Center for Biological Diversity
FRESNO, Calif.. March 11, 2017 — A court has ruled that the state of California can move forward with plans to designate glyphosate — the main ingredient in Monsanto’s widely used herbicide Roundup — as a known carcinogen. The Friday decision, which finalizes a preliminary ruling, sets the stage for the California Environmental Protection Agency to be the first regulatory body in the United States to recognize glyphosate as a carcinogen....
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:56PM
text On First Day Trump Appointee Rolls Back Protections for Wildlife, Hunters From Toxic Lead by Center for Biological Diversity
Secretary Zinke Revokes Obama Phaseout of Lead Ammo, Sinkers on National Wildlife Refuges...
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 5:32PM