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[ US, Canada, and Mexico take bold actions to advance clean energy and meet climate goals ]

Stacy Miller
“This administration has done more to combat climate change than any other in history, and this is one more meaningful step forward. U.S. public lands make up 640 million acres of the continent and will play a vital role in meeting the objectives of this partnership.
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[ July is Last Chance for Animals Month ]

lca_591x218Last Chance for Animals (LCA) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating animal exploitation through education, investigations, legislation, and media attention. The organization believes that animals are highly sentient creatures who exist for their own reasons independent of their service to humans; they should not be made to suffer for the latter. LCA therefore opposes the use of animals in food and clothing production, scientific experimentation, and entertainment. Instead, it promotes a cruelty-free lifestyle and the ascription of rights to non-human beings.…

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[ BLM policies favor oil and gas above all other uses of public lands ]

Anastasia Greene

The Bureau of Land Management’s current approach to managing our public lands is allowing companies to lease most of America’s public lands for oil and gas development – with ov

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[ No Exit: Fixing the BLM’s Indiscriminate Energy Leasing ]

Jun 28, 2016

This report describes how the U.S. government agency that oversees 700 million subsurface acres of oil and gas resources on nearly 250 million acres of public lands is saddled with outdated and unbalanced policies, often contradicting its own mandate to manage the land for multiple uses.

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[ No exit: How our public lands are fated for oil and gas development ]

The “No Exit” report shows that regardless of conservation value or potential energy resources, the Bureau of Land Management automatically places our public lands on the highway to oi

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How Do You "Go Green"?

How do you GO GREEN?

Recycle paper, glass, and plastics
Use reusable shopping bags
Conserve water (turn off faucet when brushing teeth, short showers, etc)
Bike or walk instead of driving whenever possible

Green Tip of the Week

Recycle Plastic Bags

  • Hang a bag in your kitchen or pantry to stuff all your plastic bags and film into.
  • Reuse your plastic bags for trash can liners, collecting pet waste, wrapping fragile items when shipping.
  • When you’ve collected too many plastic bags and film, put them in your reusable shopping bag, and they’ll be ready to go to the store with you on your next trip.