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The petition to Congress reads:

"Stop the Trump administration's gutting of the Endangered Species Act. Pass the PAW and FIN Conservation Act of 2019."
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This the SAME bag that the annual Co-op sale uses, never expected it to feature in a congressional hearing.

GOP Lawyer Casually Totes Grocery Bag To Nationally Televised Impeachment Hearing

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“Live eat shop reuse”
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I suspect that bag is slam full of lies and conspiracy theories. The mandate to "reuse" is what gave it away.

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neoplacebo wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:01 am
I suspect that bag is slam full of lies and conspiracy theories. The mandate to "reuse" is what gave it away.
:D :thumbup:


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The trump administration bypasses environmental considerations to allow a copper mine to be started in a National Forest in Minnesota. Winning!
https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/plan ... 30417.html

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neoplacebo wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:47 pm
The trump administration bypasses environmental considerations to allow a copper mine to be started in a National Forest in Minnesota. Winning!
https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/plan ... 30417.html
Assholes. Maybe the courts will stymie them.

Send naughty Charmin a lump of coal

Who’s been naughty and who’s been nice? For mega corporation Procter & Gamble (makers of Charmin toilet paper), the verdict is already in.

Charmin is still making toilet paper from critical reindeer habitat in the carbon-rich boreal forest.

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Send a virtual lump of coal to Procter & Gamble's CEO David Taylor. Let him know that Procter & Gamble is on the naughty list, because nice people don’t destroy forests to make toilet paper.

Procter & Gamble​'s CEO David Taylor thinks that pulping an old tree in the Canadian boreal and planting a sapling in California is an acceptable tradeoff for our climate and the endangered caribou who only live in the boreal.

Ask Charmin to turn things around in 2020 and ensure its bottom-wiping bottom line doesn’t come at the cost of vital forests.
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Don’t let Trump silence the American people and embolden polluters

The Trump administration is attacking the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), a bedrock environmental law that empowers the American people to have a say in decision making and to speak out against federal projects that would put their families’ health and well-being at risk....

This is an existential fight for the future of our planet and our democracy. Submit an official public comment rebuking Trump’s disastrous attempts to empower polluters and shut out the voices of the American people, before it’s too late.
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Toxic Hangover
The EPA Keeps Approving New Products With Dangerous Pesticides It Claims to Be Committed to Phasing Out


The United States is drenched in pesticides. Thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency’s lax regulatory approach, about 1 billion pounds of pesticides are used in the country every year. Humans and wildlife face the continued threat of the EPA’s empty promises and contradictory actions, which result in flagrant overuse of the most dangerous pesticides in existence — many of which have been banned in other countries. Take action now to help us stop this.

A new Center for Biological Diversity investigation has found that the EPA is actively working against its own public efforts to replace dangerous, old pesticides by approving new ones containing those same dangerous ingredients.

Key finding: In 2017 and 2018, the EPA approved more than 100 pesticide products containing ingredients widely considered to be the most dangerous still in use, including some that have been banned in multiple countries or targeted for phaseout in the United States....
Tell EPA: Stop Approving Dangerous Pesticide Products
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Seems to be a good article to put on a page with stories about EPA not doing its job, Trump administration* cutting rules, yada.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/west-vi ... 00672.html
West Virginia town polluted for more than 30 years; has 80% cancer occurrence rate; nothing done.

"We don't need no regulation..."

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O Really wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:11 am
Seems to be a good article to put on a page with stories about EPA not doing its job, Trump administration* cutting rules, yada.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/west-vi ... 00672.html
West Virginia town polluted for more than 30 years; has 80% cancer occurrence rate; nothing done.
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"We don't need no regulation..."
Fayette County, West Virginia - red since 2008, by 39% in 2016 :roll: .

If I was diagnosed with incurable cancer there, I would track down former Shaffer Equipment Company bosses and . . .
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Urge the Council on Environmental Quality to maintain current NEPA regulations!:

Act Now to Protect the National Environmental Policy Act

Write the Council on Environmental Quality and Congress:

Take Action: Submit Comment to Uphold a Bedrock Conservation Law!
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My California Congressman - Mike Levin, Duke Law grad, environmental attorney.
We can probably count on him.

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