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FERC didn’t work today

Our friends from Beyond Xtreme Energy shut down the monthly meeting of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today. This is part of an on-going series of actions to draw attention to the fact that FERC doesn’t work.FERC, you’ll remember, is the federal agency that approves not gas drilling or fracking, but all the pipelines, compressor stations, storage facilities and export […]

Monarchs in Royal Trouble

Monarch butterflies are an iconic, beautiful species that migrate up to 3,000 miles from Canada to Mexico, traversing most of the middle of the U.S. each year. But Monarch populations have declined 90 percent since the 1990s, and could go extinct in the next few years if action isn’t taken.Fortunately, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has opened a docket […]

Our Latest “Royal” Addition: Meet Sally King

Bonjour! Hola! Hello! My name is Sally King and I am the new social associate for Environmental Action. I am so pumped to be working with such an amazing team of environmentalists fighting to protect our planet. Born and raised in Minnesota, land of 10,000 lakes, also birth place of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Prince, and the tater tot hot-dish. Growing up […]

Fracking: Beneath The Ground, Above The Law

We can now add a new item to the list of dangers posed by the poisonous practice of fracking: imposing on the Bill of Rights. Dominion Resources (Dominion), the same company that brought us the Cove Point LNG export facility in Maryland, has filed suit against a number of residents in Virginia who refuse to allow them on their property to […]

2015 State of the (environmental) Union

Welcome to our State of the Union Watch party! Click the play icon below to start the live stream of the speech and see the feed just below for running comments, feedback and ideas from Environmental Action staff, members and friends. Share your comments too in the box just below the YouTube feed.Live Blog 2015 State of the Union- Environmental […]

Like A Good Neighbor

It was seriously cold in New York City last night. So cold that I swear I saw a tauntaun run across Rockaway Boulevard on my way to the hearing for the proposed Port Ambrose LNG Import facility. Nonetheless, a coalition of fractivists including Surfrider Foundation, Sane Energy Project, Food and Water Watch and New Yorkers Against Fracking brought the heat […]

C’est La Veto

President Obama has promised to veto the Keystone Pipeline bill if the Senate passes it this week. But that may not stop the new pipeline-pals running Congress. Right now, the Senate bill has 60 co-sponsors; that means they need just six more Senators to override the President's veto. When it comes to stopping this climate-killing pipeline, we can't afford to take […]

Take Action

Here’s a list of some of our current campaigns. Click on one of the links to learn more and take action online. Got a better idea? Tell us about it. Or even better: make your own petition with us and MoveOn.org, America’s largest community of online progressives, and we’ll help introduce you to thousands of other environmental activists online! Wildlife Save the Wolves! Save the Bears! Oil, […]

COP20 Kicks The Climate Change Can

The United Nations Climate Change Conference recently wrapped up in Lima, Peru producing an agreement between over 200 nations known as the "Lima Accord. On the surface, it appears that the Lima Accord ends an impasse that has prevented the UN from creating a global concerted effort to fight climate change. However, digging deeper, the Lima Accord is more superficial rhetoric […]

2014 in Review

I could tell you all the amazing stuff we did this year – from 2 million comments to stop the KXL pipeline, to speaking out for wolves, bears and elephants, to 400,000 of us marching in the streets for climate action, or dozens of us locking down to stop fracking. I could tell you, but I'd rather just show you, because […]

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