A shocking Rolling Stone investigation uncovered the radioactive dangers of fracking waste. Now a new bill aims to close the dangerous oil and gas loophole.
Conventional wisdom says anti-fracking Democrats will lose swing states. But facts say otherwise. When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide ban on fracking in 2014, only one US senator – Bernie Sanders – supported a ban. Things have changed dramatically since then. Maryland and Washington state have banned fracking, and many more senators […]
Thousands want the next president to support national factory farm ban and Farm System Reform Act Moments ago, Iowans wrapped up a day of lobbying in Des Moines by presenting a national petition to top presidential candidates signed by over 7500 people across the country demanding a factory farm moratorium and support for Sen. Cory […]
Passing the WATER Act Is Now More Important Than Ever Washington D.C. – Politico reports that in the face of Senate Republican opposition, House Democrats have dropped their bid to include two vital pieces of per- and polyfluorinated compounds (PFASs) regulation in the annual must-pass National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This comes on the same […]
With FWA-endorsed environmental champions in office and a slew of upcoming environmental legislation, Virginia seems poised for green success This month’s electoral results in Virginia mark a win for the movement to address climate change. In a state where corporate utilities like Dominion have long dominated politics, to the detriment of public health and safety, […]
The solutions to forever chemical debacle already exist – Congress just needs to pass them Moments ago, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform kicked off the fourth congressional hearing on PFAS forever chemicals (live stream here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdQsXawpNA0). Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo will join advocates and experts before the House Oversight and Reform Committee’s […]