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People Before Profits | Dive Into Democracy

Powerful and wealthy corporations and industry trade groups have been flooding the Trump administration with requests to gut critical public health and environmental regulations that industry argues are cutting into their profits or are simply unnecessary. In reality, these requests are nothing more than corporate wish lists that prioritize profits over public safety and clean ...

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Get In The Streets – Join Us At The Peoples Climate March!

Whether it is rising sea levels, ocean warming and acidification, or changing weather patterns, climate change impacts every single one of us, and hurts the most vulnerable communities around the world most. On top of this, fossil fuels – which are the source of the majority of greenhouse gas emissions – have other devastating water ...

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Dive Into Democracy | April Congressional Recess

The April congressional recess starts today and hopefully you’ve had a chance to locate the town halls hosted by your Members of Congress (MoCs). If not, you can check here and here, or search on your MoCs’ websites using the tool at the bottom of this post. Going to a town hall gives you an ...

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Dive Into Democracy | Gearing Up for Town Halls!

From April 10-21, 2017, Members of Congress (MoCs) will be returning home to their districts, which means there will be opportunities for you to attend town halls and meet with them. This is your chance to make sure your Members of Congress know how important clean water is to you and to let them know ...

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Dive Into Democracy | An Attack On Citizen Suits

Citizen suits are an essential tool for the work that Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates do. When Congress created environmental laws like the Clean Water Act, they recognized that governmental agencies might sometimes fail to take action against illegal pollution. As a solution, the Clean Water Act includes a provision that allows ordinary citizens to take ...

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Dive Into Democracy | Week of 3.20.17

Dive Into Democracy is Waterkeeper Alliance’s weekly roundup of current attacks on America’s clean water protections and how to take action. Want to get them in your email? Sign up here. Last Thursday, the Trump Administration revealed the proposed federal budget, which guts funding for many federal agencies – and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...

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Act Now to Stop the Repeal of the “Methane Rule”

Senate Republicans move to repeal the Methane Rule, put protection of our environment and taxpayer financial interests on the chopping block Today, the Senate is expected to vote on a proposed repeal of the so-called “Methane Rule.” The oil and gas industry likes to light methane on fire on our public lands. It flames and ...

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Ban Oil Trains For Good

This post, “Ban Oil Trains For Good,” originally appeared on The Huffington Post, August 11, 2016. Just a little over two months ago, a disastrous oil train derailment occurred in Mosier, Oregon, spilling 47,000 gallons of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota. The fallout from that accident has seen the entire region debating whether transporting this ...