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Annie shares the news that Shell is quitting Arctic drilling

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Greenpeace: Annie Leonard, Executive director of Greenpeace USA, shares the fantastic news that Shell is quitting their Arctic drilling plans! This is a victory for everyone who has stood up for the Arctic. Whether you tweeted and shared, got out in your kayak or even rappelled from a bridge, this would not have been possible without you. Thank you! Please share this incredible news and take a moment to celebrate [...]

ANIMAS RIVER SPILL UNLEASHES POTENTIAL DISASTER ON NAVAJO NATION

August 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

“We’re in the ‘red zone’ right now. Today, tomorrow is probably it,” says Duane “Chili” Yazzie, chapter president of the Shiprock Community on the Navajo Nation Reservation. “We’re about to lose a lot of our crops.”    Animas river contamination by Durango Herald   Two weeks after an accident in an abandoned mine in Colorado caused more than 3 million gallons of toxic, heavy-metal-laden sludge to gush into the Animas River, disaster looms for the northern Navajo Nation. Thousands of acres of farmland could dry up, and hundreds of families could see [...]

Clean Water Baby Wants to Swim

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Introducing the Clean Water Baby. He wants to swim. But we still have a long way to go to clean up the Hudson River. A generation ago, the Clean Water Act set the goal of giving us water clean enough to swim in. We know what it will take to achieve this goal: Investments in clean water infrastructure and law enforcement. But don’t take our word for it. Hear it from the Clean Water Baby. Learn more: http://www.riverkeeper.org/cleanwater.. . Take action: [...]

Duke Energy stop acting like Toddlers and Clean up Your Mess

August 19, 2014 // 3 Comments

THE ENVIRONMENT TV WEEKLYNEWS August 11, 2014 Journalist: New York City John P. Duffy, Jr. ********** Charlotte Environmental Action Group “Duke Energy stop acting like Toddlers and Clean up Your Mess” Thanks to Antoine James of Charlotte Environmental Action – CEA Some Source Materials: John P. Duffy, Jr. Thanks to Herb White for permission to use his video footage of the protest at Duke Energy. Herb White’s footage can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQfNP-t7ppHXLQ0zFCaDp-A/feed Catawba Riverkeeper: [...]