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We helped mobilize 800,000 Americans to stand up for clean water

Polluting industries have put our nation's waters in jeopardy by carving loopholes in the Clean Water Act, leaving 2 million miles of America's streams open to pollution. Environment America took our case to the Obama administration, urging the EPA to restore Clean Water Act protection to all of our waters. We helped mobilize more than 800,000 Americans, including more than 400 mayors and other local officials, to join our call for action. Learn about our Clean Water for America campaign here. 

News Release | Environment America

Make the Clean Air Promise: Public Health, Advocacy and Environmental Groups Join National Campaign to Protect Children and Families from Dangerous Air Pollution

Today, sixteen leading public health, advocacy and environmental organizations released the following statement announcing their support for the Clean Air Promise campaign and their intention to mobilize nearly 10 million members, supporters and activists to participate in the campaign launched by the League of Women Voters on July 26.

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Report | Environment America

Grand Canyon at Risk: Uranium Mining Doesn’t Belong Near Our National Treasures

Uranium mining has left a legacy of disastrous pollution in the West, and now mining poses a risk to the Grand Canyon – one of our greatest national parks. Thousands of new mining claims threaten to destroy the canyon’s stunning landscape and pollute the Colorado River, according to this new report.

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News Release | Environment America

Past Disasters Show Dangers of Uranium Mining Near the Grand Canyon

Uranium mining has left a legacy of disastrous pollution in the West, and now mining poses a risk to the Grand Canyon – one of our greatest national parks. Thousands of new mining claims threaten to destroy the canyon’s stunning landscape and pollute the Colorado River, according to a report released today by Environment America entitled Grand Canyon at Risk: Uranium Mining Doesn't Belong Near Our National Treasures.  

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News Release | Environment America

Federal Judge: Two Endangered Species Act cases against Androscoggin Dam owners should go forward

In a preliminary victory for efforts to save the endangered Atlantic salmon from extinction, a federal judge has recommended that lawsuits brought by two conservation groups against Miller Hydro Group and Topsham Hydro Partners for violating the Endangered Species Act (ESA) should go forward.

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News Release | Environment America

House Votes for Dirtier Water and More Dirty Energy

Today, the U.S. House passed the Fiscal Year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill (HR 2354).  The bill would make large cuts the Department of Energy budget, especially to energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. 

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