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May 11, 2016 | Map

Power Plants Near Brandywine, Maryland

Brandywine faces excessive levels of pollution because two of the state's power plants are either in the community or nearby. Three additional plants that have been permitted, including the one proposed by Mattawoman, have yet to be built.

May 11, 2016 | In the News: Politico

The Forest Service's Climate Change Failure

The agency faces historic costs due to climate change. So why is it opening up land for coal mining? An op-ed by Ted Zukoski, Staff Attorney in Earthjustice's Rocky Mountain Regional Office.

May 10, 2016 | Legal Document

Memorandum in Support of Motion to Reopen

A coalition of Blackfeet cultural leaders, local community members, and conservationists filed a request in federal court to oppose a Louisiana oil company’s legal campaign to drill in the Badger-Two Medicine area of Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front.

May 9, 2016 | Action Alert

Protect Florida's coral reefs

South Florida is home to the only coral reef system in the continental United States, and it is in danger of being destroyed. Write to your representative and tell them that you want the Corps and NOAA to ensure that dredging impacts don’t destroy corals and coral habitat in Port Everglades!

May 6, 2016 | Blog Post

Standing Rock Sioux To Federal Government: Halt the Pipeline

Written by Dave Archambault II, the elected Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, which is based in Fort Yates, North Dakota.

For the last two years, the Standing Rock Sioux people have actively opposed a massive crude oil pipeline that threatens our lives, livelihoods and land we have called home since time immemorial.

May 6, 2016 | Blog Post

Climate Change Is Messing with Our Meals

I don’t want this blog to be totally depresso (adj; sadness resulting from lack of coffee), but climate change is making coffee farming more difficult than ever. I help run a Rainforest Alliance-certified coffee farm in Costa Rica where coffee plants have been plagued by a nasty, newly arrived fungus, and last year, torrential summer rains cut our yield in half (see chart of last year’s rainfall versus the 45-year average).


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