Obama Rejects Keystone Pipeline

Congratulations! President Obama has listened to your call to reject the Keystone XL pipeline, which was planned to run from Canada’s oil sands all the way to refineries in Texas.The sticking point for the Obama administration was the route through Nebraska’s Sandhills, an ecologically sensitive region. On Wednesday, the president announced that in rejecting the pipeline application, he is leaving […]

Roadless Victory

Our public lands won a major victory in October when a federal appeals court upheld President Clinton’s Roadless Area Conservation Rule, protecting almost 60 million acres of land from mining, drilling and logging.Two-thirds of America’s national forests and grasslands were already open to industry when Environmental Action members and millions of like-minded Americans convinced then-President Clinton to enact the rule […]

Ending Big Oil

It’s called Big Oil for a reason — the oil industry has spent the past century using its wealth to ensure both political power and a kind of omnipresence in our lives that requires us to use oil products at almost every turn.Despite our widespread dependence on oil, climate change fueled largely by the burning of fossil fuels, as […]

Welcome to the new Environmental Action!

Welcome to the new Environmental Action. Originally founded on Earth Day in 1970, we’re rebooting in 2012 with a mission to be the biggest, baddest, most exciting environmental group all your friends just heard of. I’m your new Executive Director, Drew Hudson, and let me say thank you for this amazing opportunity to help our organization grow back into its […]