Cheaper electricity bills...
We're closer than ever before!
The Senate votes on a Renewable Electricity Standard Amendment THIS WEEK!
Officials in the Bush/Cheney Interior Department intend to allow harmful new drilling in more than 84 million acres off the coasts of Alaska, Virginia and Florida. These areas are teeming with wildlife, including imperiled whales, sea otters and sea turtles. New drilling could destroy these sensitive coastal ecosystems and the wildlife and tourist economies that depend on them.
The gray wolf's extraordinary comeback from extinction in Greater Yellowstone is one of America's greatest environmental success stories. But a new Bush Administration proposal threatens to reverse this progress by paving the way for mass killing of wolves in the northern Rockies. Urge the Bush Administration not to strip Greater Yellowstone's wolves of protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Help Save Alaska's Last Belugas
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WARNING: This product containts chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.Scary message, but then most people just thing "oh heck, what doesn't cause cancer these days" and move on (I doubt most people would think that it's a lead warning). And if you do hunt around, you'll find something reassuring like this message from Shakespeare.