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MassPIRG Petition: Say No to BP Tax Deductions on Oil Spill Payments!

Environment,Pollution,BP,Oil Spill

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

BP Oil Company must pay $18.7 billion in damages as a result of gross negligence in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, but there are indications that only $5.5 billion of that settlement will be non-tax deductible. About 80% of payment made to… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 837 views | Posted on: 07/24/2015 | Last updated: 07/24/2015

Petition: Ask Governor Christie to hold Exxon fully accountable for oil spills, clean ups

Exxon,Environment,Governor Christie,Oil Spills,Pollution

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Stand with Environment America and Environment New Jersey behind this petition: "New Jersey has been fighting Exxon in the courts for decades over the damages it’s done to natural resources, but your proposed settlement effectively l… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 554 views | Posted on: 07/22/2015 | Last updated: 07/22/2015

Drilling in the Arctic simply does not make sense. Please stand with the NRDC.

Environment,Arctic Drilling,Shell Oil

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

We need to STOP ARCTIC DRILLING. From the NRDC: "Shell Oil is racing to sink its drills into the Arctic's Chukchi Sea — and the Obama Administration has given them the green light. This comes despite the government’s own estimate… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 582 views | Posted on: 07/16/2015 | Last updated: 07/27/2015

Does the Department of Energy have a bias against Renewable Energy?

Solar,Renewable Energy,Wind,Department of Energy,Fossil Fuels

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Via Credo Mobile: Tell the Department of Energy: Stop the bias against renewable energy. Every year, the US DOE releases the Annual Energy Outlook, a report about the future of energy in America. It forms the basis of energy policy and i… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 715 views | Posted on: 07/14/2015 | Last updated: 07/16/2015

March for Jobs, Justice and Climate in Toronto, Canada July 5th - Join the Action!

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

On July 5th thousands will gather in Toronto to March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. The march will tell the story of a new economy that works for people and planet. It starts with justice, creates good work, clean jobs and healthy comm… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 400 views | Posted on: 07/02/2015 | Last updated: 07/02/2015

Petition: Tell the EPA to Support the Clean Power Plan (via NRDC)

Climate Change,Environment,EPA,NRDC,Health,Emissions

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Please help the NRDC with a petition to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator! It's time to limit emissions on coal-fired plants, for the health of the planet and for current and future generations. As with growing our Rate It Green Comm… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 653 views | Posted on: 06/29/2015 | Last updated: 06/29/2015

Support Solar Energy in Massachusetts - VoteSolar Petition

Massachusetts,Solar Energy,Governor Baker

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Help VoteSolar Get the word out, and let Governor Baker know you support solar energy in Massachusetts! "Massachusetts is one of our nation’s solar leaders with enough installed to power more than 120,000 homes and support the second l… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 837 views | Posted on: 06/27/2015 | Last updated: 06/27/2015

Pope Francis - Inspired Environmental Leadership

Environment,Pope Francis,Encyclical

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

I am excited Pope Francis has taken a firm stand on our global responsibility to care for the environment and each other, and to defend against climate change. Religions and countries have largely regarded the planet's resources as unlimite… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 430 views | Posted on: 06/25/2015 | Last updated: 06/25/2015

Environment America, Environment MA Petition to Stop Attacks on Solar

Environment Massachusetts,Environment America

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Who would have a problem with Solar Energy? Sign the Environment America and Environment MA petition to make clear that you support Solar power. "Solar is currently one of the fastest growing job sources in the United States – 20%… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 677 views | Posted on: 05/07/2015 | Last updated: 05/07/2015

Petition the EPA: Ban the Use of Chlorpyrifos - Protect Agricultural Workers and Drinking Water Supplies

EPA,Chlorpyrifos,Drinking Water,Water Supply

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s recently released human health risk assessment shows that farmworkers who apply the chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide, or work in the field may be sickened by unsafe levels of the chemica… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 559 views | Posted on: 04/01/2015 | Last updated: 04/02/2015

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