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Houston, You Have a Problem

Environmental Action is on a mission to get America off oil. We've already been to D.C., where we delivered petitions to both Congress and Big Oil's main lobbying firm. Now we're going to take the fight right to Big Oil's home town: Houston, Texas, where every major oil company on the planet has an office.This action is going to be […]

Big Oil tries to revive Keystone XL

Big Oil is at it again. Despite President Obama's denial of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, and the massive show of public opposition to the Senate's recent attempt to circumvent that denial, the company behind the pipeline is trying to move forward anyway.On Monday, TransCanada announced it will build the southern leg of the pipeline — from Cushing, Oklahoma, […]

Big win on Oil Subsidies

Over the last few weeks, thousands of Environmental Action members have signed on to our call to END $41 billion in tax breaks and subsidies to Big Oil and their friends. Today, the President made it official – he's in. In his big budget address today, the President specifically called for lowering the overall corporate tax rate and paying for it by (amongst […]

What’s Up with Keystone?

Just when you though it was dead – the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is back. Like an evil necro-mancer intent on destroying us all, Big Oil has teamed up with Republicans in Congress to push a bill that would allow the Senate to resurrect the project.  So Environmental Action is teaming up with the rest of the movement for a united […]

VIDEO: Taking the fight to Big Oil in Washington, D.C.

Last week, Environmental Action staffers from across the country came to Washington D.C. deliver your signatures on issues like fracking, drilling in the Arctic and subsidies to the oil industry. We also delivered some fracked up water to the American Petroleum Institute, which is pushing fracking, and tinfoil hats to Rep. John Boehner, one of Congress' most notorious deniers of […]

VIDEO: A tinfoil hat for Speaker Boehner

Environmental Action staff from across the country went to DC last week to deliver a petition you signed asking the climate-deniers in Congress to admit that global warming is real. But that's not all we delivered. As promised, we also hand-made tinfoil hats — the universal symbol for crazy conspiracy theories — and delivered those to members of Congress as […]

VIDEO: Taking the message to the White House

Environmental Action staff from across the country just went to DC to deliver the petitions you signed to President Obama on the KeystoneXL pipeline , clean cars and ending subsidies to the big oil companies.  We brought a camera too so you can check out the video of your actions at work, and share with friends and family online. […]

VIDEO: Telling off the Frackers

Environmental Action staff from across the country just went to DC to deliver a petition you signed asking Congress to ban fracking.  We didn't go alone – in addition to a dozen staff and thousands of your signatures, we brought a bottle of 'fracked up water' from a member in PA and delivered it to the front door of the […]

Ban Fracking now

Fracking — the drilling process technically known as hydraulic fracturing where water, chemicals and sand are blasted at high velocity into underground fissures to release natural gas — has been linked to contaminated drinking water, flammable tap water and even earthquakes. But politicians' interest in tackling this environmental threat is underwhelming at best.  That's because any attempt to question fracking's safety draws the ire of uber-lobbying […]

No Arctic Drilling

If it weren’t such an urgent problem, it would be ironic: Global warming, caused by the massive burning of oil, is melting the Arctic⎯exposing tundra, permafrost and forests that were previously inaccessible. And in response, the big oil companies want to move into this new frontier and…that’s right: Drill for more oil. Sadly, it’s not an ironic punch line, It’s a […]

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