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40,000-Pound Tar Mat Reminds Us the Oil Spill is Not Over

CNN is reporting that a 165-foot by 65-foot tar mat has been found in shallow water off a Louisiana barrier island beach. While the tar mat is ‘only’ 15 percent …

Montana Citizens Demand Exxon Pay Entire Yellowstone River Oil Spill Fine

Citizens from Yellowstone County are asking Exxon to pay the full $1.7 million dollar fine amount levied by the US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) for …

Weekly News Roundup- June 14, 2013

NWF’s Be Out There Movement Announces Partnership with FamilyFun Magazine June 13– National Wildlife Federation, whose mission is to inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children’s future, is pleased …

Speak Up! BP Oil Spill Fines Must be Used to Restore the Gulf

Three years after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded and sent more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the region’s wildlife and wetlands are still suffering. …

New Englanders Invade DC to Stay Tar Sands Free

An intrepid crew from Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire visited our nation’s capitol to press for action on the tar sands threat to New England. Will their message stick?

Charting a Clean Energy Future for New England’s Oil-Menaced Southeastern Coast

Ask Americans to name a major oil spill and you’ll hear about the Gulf oil disaster and the Exxon Valdez, maybe even Arkansas, the Kalamazoo River and the Yellowstone River. …

BREAKING: Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline Accident in Minnesota

Will the company’s latest pipeline accident imperil its chances for a massive expansion in the Great Lakes?

Congress Joins the Chorus of Boos Against Keystone XL

Momentum against the dirty project continues, as dozens of members of Congress urge the US State Department to fix its flawed analysis.

More than One Million Strong Against Keystone XL

In his Earth Day proclamation, President Obama said “nothing is more powerful than millions of voices calling for change.” Yesterday, we did just that. KXL Opponents Make Voices Heard Following …

EPA Slams Keystone XL Review

Could the momentum be shifting against the tar sands megaproject? The big news out of Washington seems to say “yes.”

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