Publications

July 21, 2017

On behalf of our millions of members, our organizations urge you to oppose HR 2910, the Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act. This legislation subverts state and local permitting authorities, harms the environment, undercuts public transparency and input in decisions affecting communities, and recklessly expands the reach of eminent domain.

Chevron Midway-Sunset EOR Well Blowout
July 19, 2017

Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is the most common oil recovery practice in the U.S., accounting for an estimated 60% of domestic crude oil production. EOR involves the injection of fluids underground to increase the flow of oil and gas to the surface. Despite its prevalence, EOR is largely unknown to the public, poses threats to groundwater, and lacks adequate oversight from state and federal regulators. 

Michigan Currents - Summer 2017
July 12, 2017

In this issue: New Evidence Shows Even Greater Likelihood of Damage to Line 5; Victory for Clean Energy and the Great Lakes; Nestle Trying to Increase Water Consumption...Again; Transitioning Michigan’s Utilities from Coal to a Clean Energy Future; 2017 Great Lakes Awards Celebration

July 6, 2017

We, the undersigned organizations, write to ask you to oppose any FY 2018 appropriations bills which include ideological policy riders.

June 28, 2017

With Big Oil at the Helm in D.C.,
 New England States Push for Bold Climate Solutions Locally

During its first one hundred days, the Trump Administration made this much clear: Big Oil’s agenda is at the center of their energy and environmental proposals. So where can we turn for hope and sanity? It turns out that the antidote is likely in our backyard here in New England.

Minnesota Currents - Spring/Summer 2017
June 28, 2017

In this issue: Defending Our Water and Health in the 2017 Legislative Session; Water Action Day at the Capitol; Consumers are Detoxing Store Shelves; What You Can Do to Protect Our Water; and more!

June 27, 2017

In this issue: Let's Fund Safe Drinking Water In California, Now!; What drives our Oakland phone canvassers to call you for Clean Water?; Our Legislative Priorities for 2017; and Welcome to our new state director, Nora Benavides!

June 23, 2017

As you work to develop the FY 2018 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies and Commerce, Justice Science and Related Agencies appropriations bills, we write to urge you to reject damaging funding reductions proposed in the administration’s FY 2018 budget for programs that support implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and conservation of imperiled and at-risk species.

June 23, 2017

Dear Representative:

On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we write to urge you to oppose H.R. 1654 (McClintock, R-CA), a bill that would significantly limit meaningful public and environmental review of new dams and other surface storage projects throughout the west.

Texas Currents - Spring | Summer 2017
June 21, 2017

In this issue: Trump’s Attacks on Landmark Environmental Laws; Texas Legislature Misses Opportunities on Environment; Sewage Discharges Above Edwards Aquifer; Bureau of Land Management Ignores Protests, Holds Fracking Auction Anchor; and more.